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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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NHS National Services Scotland - Community Benefit Gateway


Community Benefit Gateway (CBG) is a free and easy to use online service that connects NHS Scotland suppliers with third sector community organisations within Scotland. You can list your need on the Gateway if your work is focused on improving the economic, social, and environmental wellbeing of your local area.

It supports community initiatives such as:

  • Work placement opportunities
  • Volunteering projects
  • The provision of professional advice
  • Assistance with building community facilities
  • Environmental proposals
  • Improving and promoting biodiversity
  • Lifelong learning projects (this list is not exhaustive)

The Gateway is not a funding platform, although there may be offers of funding listed.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Staff time, Equipment, Other resources
Type of cost:

Who can apply

Third sector organisations.

When to apply

Access the Gateway at any time.

How to apply

Check the Third Sector Guidance available on the NHS National Scotland Services website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Housing & shelter Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Environment Financial advice & support Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Organisational development & capacity building Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Rural communities Local communities Voluntary sector organisations Urban communities

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Last reviewed 3 months ago

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NHS National Services Scotland