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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.


MCS Charitable Foundation is open to funding a range of projects that advance our mission to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and low carbon technologies. Projects should have a UK-wide impact, either through having a national reach or through developing/demonstrating an innovative approach that could be replicated, adapted or scaled up.

Funding should usually be for specific time-bound projects that accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and low carbon technologies with a specific focus on scaling up the delivery of whole house retrofit.

Bids should fall into one of the following themes:

  • Business case development, strategy planning and/or implementation of local and wider area whole house retrofit schemes.
  • Whole house retrofit supply chain development.
  • Skills development and CPD.
  • Community engagement.

Bids should also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Seed funding for innovative initiatives
  • Support delivery of a proof of concept
  • Research to support innovation or capacity building in one of the themed areas
  • Sharing good practice

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Applications may be submitted from public organisations and not-for-profit companies as well as charities.

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation's website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Education & training Environment Science & technology Energy

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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