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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.


Tayside Contracts can provide services to charities and community groups across Tayside, funded for by the Community Fund. Services include:

  • Carrying out roads/footway improvements and repairs to community facilities such as community hall car parks, or a local pathway
  • Digging trenches for rural community broadband schemes
  • Providing food or catering for a community/charity event
  • Provision of signage via our Sign Shop for a range of community needs
  • Provision of Traffic Management for a community event.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Angus Dundee Perth & Kinross

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant, Staff time
Type of cost:

Fund award sizes

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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Constituted groups across Tayside. The fund can also support financially independent and locally managed branches of national charities as well as small, grassroots charities and community organisations.

They give preference to new applications over repeated submissions.

When to apply

Applications are open:

  • 1 April - 31 May (for decisions end of June)
  • 1 September - 31 October (for decisions end of November)

Next deadline: 31 Oct 2024

How to apply

Applications up to £500 will be considered as part of the fast-track process. Applications up to £3,000 will be considered as part of the full application process.

You can contact the team via email to discuss your idea before applying.

Contact information

Activites funded: Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities Voluntary sector organisations

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