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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 Blythe Family Trust was originally set up by the late Alexander Millar Blythe, an East Lothian farmer who passed away in 1994 after living for many years at Barberfield, Haddington.

The purposes of the Trust are:

  • to protect and preserve the good health of and promote the welfare of elderly people; to provide improve, maintain or equip facilities or accommodation for the care, medical or mental treatment or occupation of elderly people;
  • to support the Country of east Lothian as the principal centre of interest;
  • and to advance the education if the public in general and the inhabitants of east Lothian.

Grants have been paid over the years to a wide variety of charities and projects, including day centres, food banks and national charities.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland East Lothian

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Registered charities based in East Lothian.

When to apply

Contact the Trust for more details.

How to apply

Email for an application form.

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Activites funded: Befriending & mentoring Community facilities General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Recreation & social activities Respite & holidays Science & technology Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Older people Local communities

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