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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.

Summary

The goal of Scops Arts Trust is to help people to understand, participate in and enjoy the arts, particularly the performing arts. They are keen to find projects which widen access and have a lasting cultural impact on the community. In 2024, the Trust will be concentrating solely on music projects.

Each round will focus on a different area within the performing arts:

  • Round 1: Focus on music performances at regional arts festivals plus children’s music education
  • Round 2: Focus on adult music education projects plus children’s music education (Current round)
  • Round 3: Focus on instrumental and choral music groups plus children’s music education

In addition to the above themes, applications for children’s music education projects will be considered at every round.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant
Type of cost:
Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

Maximum:
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Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Registered charities and other organisations with a clear charitable purpose are considered; small to medium size organisations preferred to large organisations

When to apply

Remaining 2024 rounds and priorities are:

  • 5pm on 28 May 2024 for decisions by 7 August: Focus on adult music education projects plus children’s music education
  • Opens 27 August for decisions by 30 November: Focus on instrumental and choral music groups plus children’s music education

Applications for children’s music education projects will be considered at every round.

Next deadline: 28 May 2024

How to apply

Complete the online eligibility checker on the Trust website. There is a two stage application process.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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