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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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Cairngorms Trust - Cairngorms Community Led Vision Fund


The Cairngorms Community-Led Vision Fund will support the previous work of the LEADER and CLLD programmes throughout Rural Scotland. The fund aims are to deliver inclusive community-based activity to meet one or more of the Scottish Government priorities of:

  • Helping families and services through the cost-of-living crisis
  • Eradicating child poverty
  • Transforming the economy to deliver net zero
  • Creating sustainable public services

Grants will be targeted towards activities or infrastructure that support one or more of the following priorities:

  • Build community capacity to facilitate and support local development
  • Help the economy of the Park to deliver Net Zero by supporting communities and existing businesses (priority theme)
  • Attract, support and retain young people in the National Park
  • Increase community service provision in the National Park (priority theme)
  • Cultural Heritage and Recreation - Creating a Well-Being economy

Projects could be completely new activity or capital items; or can be additional activity by existing projects. Where possible projects will be encouraged to work in partnership with others to deliver their projects.

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeenshire Highland Moray Angus Perth & Kinross

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Businesses (micro & small enterprises) and groups for projects that will deliver for the communities of the Cairngorms National Park.

When to apply

Applications can be submitted at any time. They will run a monthly decision meeting at the beginning of June and July with the last meeting on 21 August 2024.

How to apply

Guidance notes and applications are available from the Trust's website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Community facilities Environment Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Children Families General public Rural communities Local communities

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