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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.


Seed funding is available for community climate action and biodiversity projects within Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

Funding will prioritise projects that:

  • Aim to create long-term change.
  • Build the skills and capacity of groups or organisations and communities.
  • Support and encourage collaborative working across groups or organisations, communities and areas.
  • Encourage sustainability through reusing, recycling and upcycling goods and products.

They can support projects that:

  • Encourage sustainability
  • Encourage climate action and a just transition
  • Mitigate climate change, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reduce environmental impact
  • Help communities adapt to and build resilience to climate change
  • Protect or enhance local biodiversity through conservation and promotion

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeen Aberdeenshire

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Who can apply

Community groups, organisations and individuals in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire.

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When to apply

2022/23 funding is currently closed.

How to apply

Apply online via the NESCAN website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Environment Energy

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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The North East Scotland Climate Action Network (NESCAN) Hub

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