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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.

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Asda Foundation - Empowering Local Communities Grant


This grant is designed to support a broad range of activities which can contribute towards transforming the community and improving the lives of people in that community.

There are four options to choose from under this grant. You must be clear from the outset which one you are applying for. It’s also possible to apply for a combination. The options are:

  • Providing Essentials: Providing the essentials to address an immediate need and/or situation.
  • Transform/Improve: Funding to transform and/or improve a space/activity.
  • Connect Together: Bringing people together and encouraging community connections.
  • Festive Celebration: Bringing people together and encouraging community connections.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

See guidance to find out who can apply and what is excluded.

When to apply

Applications will close on 3 November 2023. The round could close early if the budget cap is reached so they advise applying as soon as possible.

Next deadline: 3 Nov 2023

How to apply

Submit your application to your local store's Community Champion.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity

Beneficiaries funded: Children Families General public Rural communities Mental health conditions Older people Disabilities Local communities Young people Urban communities

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Asda Foundation

  • Registered charity (rUK) 1124268

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