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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 aim of this fund is to support sports focussed projects that positively impact their club and/or the local community, and would tangibly benefit from funding. The fund is particularly focussed on sports projects that have a long term impact.

Examples of projects that have previously received funding include:

  • Renovations of a club’s facilities making them more inclusive and accessible
  • Coaching qualifications and referee courses
  • Coaching costs of running existing programmes or new sessions
  • New equipment and kit

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information

Who can apply

To be eligible for funding, projects must be located in the United Kingdom and project beneficiaries must be aged 18 or over.

When to apply

The fund is open to applications all year and grants will be distributed regularly. Applications close on 1 November 2024.

Next deadline: 1 Nov 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Action Funder website. Register your organisation on the website and post a project you want funding for. Your project will automatically match with any funds you meet the criteria for. There is more information available on the fund website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Sport & physical activity

Beneficiaries funded: Children General public Men Local communities Women & girls Young people

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