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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 Hilden Charitable Fund - Overseas Programmes


Funds work in Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda which meets at least one of the following priorities, which are:

  1. Projects which support access to education for women and girls
  2. Projects which enable rural and/or displaced communities to become more self-sufficient

You will need to be able to demonstrate how your work empowers local people/communities to become more self-sufficient and less reliant on your organisation.

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Geographical areas funded: Worldwide

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Who can apply

You must work in Malawi, Tanzania or Uganda and be registered with one of the following:

  • The Register General (with approval from the Ministry of Justice) – Malawi
  • The Ministry of Health, Community Development, Etc – Tanzania
  • The National Bureau for Non-Governmental Organisations – Uganda
Maximum annual income:

When to apply

Applications close at 3pm on 19 March 2024.

Next deadline: 19 Mar 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Fund website. You must complete an eligibility checklist before accessing the form.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training

Beneficiaries funded: People in poverty Rural communities Women & girls

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