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Supporting Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

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Leathersellers' Company Small Grants Programme


The small grants programme supports small charities providing vital services to the most vulnerable members of our community. Your organisation must be currently supporting vulnerable people in geographical areas of high deprivation.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Who can apply

In the light of the high demand for funds, the small grants programme will now only consider applications from UK registered charities (this includes Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIO) but not Community Interest Companies (CIC)) that are currently supporting vulnerable people and are working in geographical areas of high deprivation (within the UK).

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When to apply

Applications normally open once a month. They close one week before each committee date, or when 45 applications have been received. It is advised you apply as soon as possible after applications open.

Check the funder website for details of opening dates.

How to apply

Apply online via the Leathersellers' Company website. If applications are closed, you can download an offline version of the application form to complete once they next reopen.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Disaster & emergency services Health care & wellbeing Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Homeless or badly housed People in poverty Ill-health Victims of crime & abuse

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