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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.


SURF’s annual awards process is delivered in partnership with the Scottish Government. It is open to all community regeneration projects in Scotland that are currently in place or that have been completed within two years of the closing date. The purpose of the SURF Awards is:

  • To recognise and reward best practice and innovation in community regeneration;
  • To promote and disseminate best practice across Scotland as means of sharing knowledge and experience, and thereby enhancing future policy and practice;
  • To highlight the role that regeneration projects have in improving the wellbeing of individuals and communities.

2022 categories are:

  • Supporting Youth Employability
  • Creative Regeneration
  • Community Led Regeneration
  • Housing & Regeneration
  • Improving Scotland's Places

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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When to apply

2022 awards close at 5pm on 5 September. Results will be announced on 8 December 2022.

Next deadline: 5 Sep 2022

How to apply

Complete the application form on the SURF website and submit via email.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities Voluntary sector organisations Urban communities

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