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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.


This grant will help give children the best start in life, tackle poverty, inclusion and wellbeing.

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:

  • Building Resilient Communities: Supporting community groups with the equipment, essentials and facilities to enable activity to take place.
  • Active Lives: Supporting participation in group physical activities.
  • Seasonal Celebrations and Festivals: Enabling communities to celebrate what matters to them. Helping to bring people together to share experiences & encouraging everyone within the community to be together.
  • Leading Healthier Lives: From cooking and education classes to enabling positive mental health.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

The Community Champion in your local superstore will support you in completing your application and will submit the application to the Foundation on your behalf, they cannot accept application direct from groups.

Contact information

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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