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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.


Groundwork is working with One Stop Stores Ltd to administer the One Stop Community Partnership programme. Successful applicants will receive an initial grant and begin a partnership with their local One Stop store.

This programme is designed to support community groups or organisations operating within two miles of a One Stop store and which are;

  • Tackling food poverty
  • Supporting the vulnerable
  • Supporting the elderly
  • Supporting low-income families
  • Running youth sports teams

In addition to a grant, tailored support from the store teams will help community causes to increase or improve their service by assisting in areas such as but not limited to; volunteering support, fundraising and awareness-raising.

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Geographical areas funded: West Lothian Glasgow North Lanarkshire Renfrewshire Dumfries & Galloway Scottish Borders

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Who can apply

To be eligible to apply, your organisation or project location address must be within two miles of a One Stop store. Check the One Stop website to see if your nearest store has funding available.

When to apply

Check the website for details of your local store and whether they currently have funding available.

How to apply

Apply online via the One Stop website.

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Activites funded: Community facilities Education & training Financial advice & support General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Homeless or badly housed Socially isolated people People in poverty Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Local communities Young people Urban communities

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