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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Co-op Foundation - Carbon Innovation Fund


The purpose of this funding is to support work that reduces greenhouse gas emissions in the food and farming sector. They also want to fund projects that create benefits for the wider community and can demonstrate how the work will support those most affected by climate change.

The Carbon Innovation Fund will support projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and could be related to one of the following:

  • Farming and food production practices 
  • Initiatives around regenerative agriculture/agro-ecology 
  • Community supported agriculture initiatives 
  • Supporting diversity, resilience and learning amongst key players in the food & farming sector 
  • Behaviour change (among consumers or producers)  

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Eligible organisations will include charities, social enterprises, co-operatives and local, regional and national governments worldwide.


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When to apply

Currently closed. The fund was open from 22 November to 10 December 2021.  

How to apply

All applications must be submitted through the online form. The link to this can be found in the guidance notes.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Campaigning Environment Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: General public Rural communities Local communities

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Co-operative Community Investment Foundation