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 - Delivering Equally Safe


Delivering Equally Safe is the name of the Scottish Government funding programme to support third sector organisations and public bodies contribute to the objectives, priorities, and outcomes of the Equally Safe strategy. It combines various funding streams, including the Equally Safe (Violence Against Women and Girls) and Rape Crisis Specific fund.

The aim of Equally Safe is to work collaboratively with key partners in the public, private and third sectors to prevent and eradicate all forms of violence against women and girls.

See detailed guidance on the Inspiring Scotland website.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Applications are welcomed from organisations that have a focus on tackling violence against women and girls in Scotland. To be eligible for funding, applicant organisations will also need to demonstrate that they have good governance and a commitment to equality and diversity. Third sector organisations should be registered with the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR).

When to apply

The fund opened for applications on the 7 of December 2020 and closed on the 28 of May 2021. A replacement fund will launch in 2023 following a joint strategic review.

How to apply

Register your interest via the funder website. Once you have registered, you will receive the online application forms and links to other supporting information required via email.

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Activites funded: Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: Victims of crime & abuse Women & girls

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