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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.


The foundation support organisations who help enable young people to have the best start in life. Projects must be aligned to values of; Potential, Opportunity, Fairness & Impact.

Their priority areas are;

  • those challenged by abuse
  • addiction
  • those who are young carers
  • those who find themselves in transition
  • those without a place to call home

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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When to apply

2022/23 rounds are open:

  • 1 October – 1 November for December funding review

Next deadline: 1 Nov 2023

How to apply

Application form available via the Foundation website. Please read the full guidance for the relevant funding stream before applying.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Education & training Employability services Financial advice & support Respite & holidays Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Carers Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed Care experienced people Young people

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