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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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Glasgow Life - Sport and Physical Activity Fund


The Sport and Physical Activity Fund supports voluntary sport organisations embedded in their community to increase participation in sport and physical activity, particularly in under-represented groups.

Funding is to establish new or enhance existing activities increasing the number of people being active in Glasgow. Grants can cover a range of costs including:

  • Short Term Facility Hire Costs (recommended 6 weeks)
  • Costs that provide access for underrepresented and marginalised groups/individuals
  • Sports and Safety Equipment
  • Training Costs
  • Marketing and Promotion
  • Administration costs

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Geographical areas funded: Glasgow

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Who can apply

Organisations must have their own bank account and be appropriately constituted.

When to apply

They encourage you to apply 6 weeks - 2 months prior to your project start date. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 29 February 2024

Next deadline: 29 Feb 2024

How to apply

Prior to submitting your application they advise that you read the award guidelines and speak to your Sports Development Officer for advice.

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Activites funded: Sport & physical activity

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Children Families General public Care experienced people Socially isolated people LGBTQI people People in poverty Mental health conditions Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Refugees & asylum seekers Local communities Young people Urban communities

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