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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University of Edinburgh Community Grants Scheme


The purpose of the University of Edinburgh Community Grants Scheme is to:

  • Bring value to new or existing partnerships between the University and local communities.
  • Have a positive social impact.

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Geographical areas funded: Fife East Lothian Edinburgh Midlothian West Lothian Scottish Borders

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Who can apply

Non-profits and social enterprises with an organisational bank account and governing document.

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When to apply

There are two deadlines each year for applications up to £5,000, with the first one being in the autumn and the second in the spring. The next round deadline is 5pm on 8 April 2022.

You can apply for up to £500 at any time through the micro-grants scheme.

Next deadline: 8 Apr 2022

How to apply

Application form available via the University website.

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Activites funded: Animal welfare Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Education & training General charitable activities Mental health care Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed Mental health conditions Older people Disabilities Refugees & asylum seekers Local communities Young people

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