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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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The Robertson Trust - Financial Security Open Call


The Robertson Trust is seeking Programme Award applications through an open call on the theme of financial security in Scotland. They are particularly interested in delivering big change that lasts in one or more of the following priority areas:

  1. Strengthening social security in Scotland
  2. Reducing the costs of essential goods and services
  3. From crisis to security

Through the Programme Awards, the Trust are interested in working alongside organisations. They are looking to fund:

  • Feasibility and development projects
  • Test and demonstration projects
  • Research focused on change
  • Campaigning, mobilising, policy and influencing projects

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

The call is open to registered charities, Community Interest Companies, Housing Associations and Credit Unions with an annual income of more than £100,000.

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When to apply

Currently closed to Stage One applications.

How to apply

There is a two-stage application. Complete the Stage 1 application on the Trust website.

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Activites funded: Campaigning Financial advice & support Research Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty

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