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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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McCarthy Stone Foundation: Small Grants Programme


The Foundation awards one-off grants to registered charities and community organisations working towards the primary focus of the following charitable outcomes:

  • Health and wellbeing of older people
  • Helping young people overcome educational challenges
  • Creating and enhancing community spaces

Their priority is finding organisations or charities working with intergenerational activities that benefit both older adults and children, with an element of community regeneration.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of cost:
Revenue, Core costs

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Who can apply

To be eligible your organisation should be under £500k of annual income, volunteer driven, and able to demonstrate the impact of your work on people over 65 in the local community.

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When to apply

Applications are open now.

How to apply

Read the guidance notes on the Foundation website before submitting an expression of interest. Details of what to include can be found in the guidance notes.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Education & training Health care & wellbeing Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Older people Local communities

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