This website uses cookies for anonymised analytics and for account authentication. See our privacy and cookies policies for more information.

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.


Responding to the cost of living crisis, campaigning charity, Electrical Safety First, has launched a grant scheme to help reduce electrical risk in the home. Grants are available to consumer safety organisations in the community to deliver effective electrical safety initiatives at local level aimed at addressing the problems of misuse and/or lack of maintenance of electrical products.

The following types of activity will be considered for funding:

  • Product testing and product replacement events (e.g. amnesty events to replace unsafe electric blankets, portable heaters etc.)
  • Educational and raising awareness activities
  • Home safety activities/visits

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:

Fund award sizes

Premium information
Annually awarded:
Premium information
Notes on award amounts:
Premium information

Who can apply

Fire and rescue services, trading standards authorities, community safety organisations, schools or other educational institutions, not-for-profit organisations.

Your application must have a focus on helping to keep people electrically safe and be related to ensuring the safety of electrical products in the home.

When to apply

Currently closed.

How to apply

Application forms can be downloaded from the Fund website and submitted via email to the address shown.

Contact information

Activites funded: Community safety

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

Report inaccuracy

Last reviewed 3 months ago

All funds from this funder

Electrical Safety First

More information about Electrical Safety First