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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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Scottish Government - Business Ventilation Fund


The Scottish Government’s Business Ventilation Fund will help businesses improve ventilation and air quality on their premises to help reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission. Support will initially target high-risk settings where people come into close contact, such as restaurants, bars and gyms.

Businesses can claim to recover the costs of carrying out work to improve ventilation and air quality. This could include:

  • installing of carbon dioxide monitors
  • repairs to windows and vents

Costs will be reimbursed to eligible businesses once the application process is complete and verified receipts for work have been submitted and approved.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

To be eligible you must be: a small or medium-sized enterprise; be in an eligible sector (see guidance on website for full list); have physical premises; and pay non-domestic rates. Provided they meet all other eligibility criteria, businesses which are Limited Companies (including social enterprises), Sole Traders, Trusts, Partnerships, Community Interest Companies or Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations, may apply for funding.

When to apply

Applications will close on 31 March 2022 or when funds are exhausted, whichever occurs first.

Next deadline: 31st Mar 2022

How to apply

To apply for funding businesses must complete the online self-assessment form which is available on the FindBusiess Support website.

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Activites funded: Community facilities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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