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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.


The Foundation supports projects that demonstrate and deliver excellence in the arts, be it in performance, exhibition, artistic craft, or scholarly endeavour. Projects involving young people should offer a long-lasting connection between them and the art-form and a significant level of participation and achievement at a high standard.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Arts organisations whose main work is the art form itself, and its perfection or excellence in performance.​

When to apply

All applications for grants should be sent to the administrator at the registered office a few weeks before the scheduled trustees' meeting, i.e., by early February, May, August and November in advance of the meeting later that month

The volume of applications is often very high, and the trustees may close the deadline well before the end.

How to apply

Applications should be supplied in digital form and hard copy, which should not be stapled; accounts and other supporting information should be supplied in hard copy only.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities Young people

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