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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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Cairngorms Trust - Cairngorms Youth Local Action Group Funding


The fund will support projects or activities which bring people and nature together. They should includes some or all of the following:

  • Sustainability, biodiversity and addressing the climate emergency
  • Skills development
  • Inter-generational projects
  • Art, creativity and culture
  • Nature connection
  • Fun, health, happiness & wellbeing
  • Building community, networks and interactions between people
  • Inclusion and under-represented groups

Examples of what the fund can support include:

  • Money for skills training e.g. winter skills, Mountain Leader courses, art classes, wildlife ID, outdoor first aid
  • Money for kit, such as outdoor activities (e.g. tents, guidebooks, waterproofs, binoculars etc), creative materials (e.g. art materials and photography equipment etc), gardening and outdoor tools (e.g. moth traps, pond dipping, plants and trees, etc)
  • Events and activities that bring people together

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

The fund is for anyone under 30 who either live in the Cairngorms National Park or for activities that will be delivered in the Park.

When to apply

The next deadline is to be confirmed. Check the Trust website for the most up to date details.

How to apply

Download the application form from the Trust website and submit via email to the address provided.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Environment Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities Young people

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