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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.


The National Databank provides free mobile data, texts and calls to people in need via Good Things Foundation’s network of local community partners. Think of it like a ‘food bank’ but for internet connectivity data. Community organisations can apply to access the databank, enabling them to provide data to people in their communities who need it.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

The National Databank is open to community organisations who are members of Good Things Foundation’s Online Centres Network. Joining our network is free and gives you access to support and resources. However you are welcome to join just to access the National Databank.

When to apply

Applications can be made at any time.

How to apply

Application and guidance on the National Databank website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Socially isolated people People in poverty

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