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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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Foundation Scotland - Pinwherry and Pinmore Community Fund


The Pinwherry and Pinmore Community Fund is funded by SSE community benefit funding from the Hadyard Hill wind farm in South Ayrshire and Falck Renewables from its Assel Valley wind farm also in South Ayrshire. The fund supports projects located within or directly benefiting the community area of Pinwherry and Pinmore.

Awards can support a wide range of costs and activities including equipment costs, running costs for local groups, staff or sessional worker costs, consultations, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities etc.

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Geographical areas funded: South Ayrshire

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applicants have a constitution (governing document or set of rules) and are set up on a not-for private-profit basis. However applicants do not need to be registered charities to apply.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 11 October 2024 (for decisions early December)

Next deadline: 11 Oct 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website. For large grants over £10,000 this is a two-stage application process.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment General charitable activities Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities

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