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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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Dumfries & Galloway Council - Area Committee Poverty & Inequality Grants


Dumfries and Galloway Council have commited to help communities tackle poverty and inequalities through their four Area Committees: Annandale and Eskdale; Nithsdale; Stewartry; Wigtown.

Each Committee has agreed their own Priorities, Criteria and Eligibility which are detailed on the website. They include, for example, projects relating to clothing, food, fuel, connectivity, social prescribing, mental health, transport and employability.

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Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway

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Who can apply

Grants are available to constituted organisations that work within one or more of the four geographical areas of Dumfries and Galloway.

When to apply

Deadlines vary depending on area committee. See the Council website for details and to check if your area is open for applications.

How to apply

Application form available via Council website. There are separate forms for each area.

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Activites funded: Transport Employability services Mental health care Social care & welfare Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Local communities

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