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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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Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative


The Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative is open to receiving applications for funding or volunteer time. They support work in the following areas:

  • prevention or relief of poverty
  • advancement of education
  • advancement of health
  • advancement of citizenship or community development
  • promotion of religious or racial harmony
  • promotion of equality or diversity
  • advancement of environment protection or improvement
  • advancement of animal welfare
  • relief of those in need by reason of age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Applications should be capable of having a clear and meaningful impact, for example:

  • Small charities where the contribution amount is significant relative to the charity’s size
  • Larger charities with identifiable project opportunities that AABIE could put its name to
  • Projects which include the opportunity for AAB employee(s) involvement through the AABIE volunteering programme

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Geographical areas funded: Edinburgh Glasgow Aberdeen

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Who can apply

Generally, grant applications will only be made to charities, individuals and community groups who operate in and around AAB's operating communities (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and London)

When to apply

Applications can be submitted at any time. The board of trustees meets four times a year after each grant deadline. Deadlines are:

  • 31 December (for meeting in January)
  • 31 March (for meeting in April)
  • 30 June (for meeting in July)
  • 30 September (for meeting in October)

Next deadline: 30 Jun 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the fund website.

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Activites funded: Animal welfare Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Education & training Environment Health care & wellbeing Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Black & Ethnic Minorities Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed Care experienced people Socially isolated people People in poverty Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Local communities Young people

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AAB Business & Tax Advisory LLP

  • Charity registered in Scotland SC046440
  • Kingshill View, Prime Four Business Park Kingswells, Aberdeen, AB15 8PU

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