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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.


Supports activity providers, communities, networks, organisations and others to develop opportunities for people with Parkinson’s to become and stay active. They are looking for new opportunities for people affected by Parkinson’s to participate in physical activity and sport or increased participation in these areas.

The key outcomes of the fund are:

  • People with Parkinson's become and stay active, and/or significantly increase their levels of activity if they are already active.
  • More physical activity provision for everyone with Parkinson’s across the UK.
  • Improved social wellbeing in people with Parkinson’s as a result of attending the project.

Examples of eligible projects include:

  • New physical activity provision for people with Parkinson's
  • New physical activity that significantly increase the level of physical activity of people with Parkinson’s who are currently active
  • Buying equipment that will facilitate or enhance activities
  • Essential maintenance or replacement of equipment that will lead to greater participation or increased impact
  • Facility hire
  • Specific training

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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When to apply

This is a rolling programme and applications will be accepted until all of the funding has been allocated.

How to apply

The application form and guidance can be downloaded from the Parkinson's UK website. As part of the application process you must consult with local Parkinson’s UK staff.

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Activites funded: Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Ill-health

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