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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Inspiring Scotland - Creative Communities


Creative Communities is a new programme that aims to support and empower communities to develop cultural activities. In addition to investing in projects, the funder will provide a number of community organisations with development support to progress ideas to the point where they can be more fully funded over the course of a second year.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue, Core costs

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Who can apply

Lead organisations should be not-for-profit and based in and/or primarily operating in Scotland. Proposals must be community led.


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When to apply

Closed. Applications closed on 12 August 2020.

How to apply

Complete expression of interest. Full guidelines and information sessions can be found via the website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Mental health care Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Socially isolated people Offenders & ex-offenders Local communities Young people

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