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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.

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Foundation Scotland - Bad á Cheò Wind Farm Education & Training Fund


This Fund provides bursaries to residents of the following Community Council areas in Caithness; Watten, Halkirk & District, and Lybster, Latheron and Clyth. It helps them access training and education opportunities that better equip them with the range of skills needed to enter or retain employment in key sectors of the local economy.

Awards are made to those seeking to undertake training or education in key sectors relevant to the area:

  • Health and Social Care
  • Teaching and Education
  • Food and Drink
  • Tourism and Customer Services
  • Culture, Heritage and the Natural Environment
  • Communications and Information Technology
  • Renewables, Energy and Climate Change
  • Engineering, Science, Maths and Technology
  • Construction and the Trades
  • Sea based industries.

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

Fund type

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

Fund award sizes

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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Groups and organisations working to benefit people in Halkirk & District can apply. Applicants must be a community group/organisation with a governing document. You do not need to be a registered charity.

When to apply

Application deadlines vary depending on location. Check funder website for details of your area.

How to apply

Application deadlines vary depending on location. Check funder website for details of your area.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community facilities Transport Education & training Environment Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities

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Last reviewed about 3 years ago