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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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South Lanarkshire Council - Social Enterprise Grant


The Social Enterprise Grant have been created to enable social enterprises based in the South Lanarkshire area to apply for small amounts of funding to start-up and/or grow trading activity that will deliver social and environmental impact.

The fund can be used for enterprising projects which support social enterprise business models to start, increase trading income and fit with the Social Enterprise Strategy objectives:

  • Increased Social Enterprise businesses operating in South Lanarkshire
  • Commitment to increasing trading activity
  • Increased number of social enterprises tendering and being part of the supply chain
  • Increased volunteering opportunities as a potential route to employment
  • Increased number of young people working in and starting up a social enterprise
  • Improved brand awareness, and marketing
  • Supporting collaboration, where 2 or more organisations are working together to trade
  • Delivering wider / deeper social and environmental impact
  • Increased capacity of and profile of the sector leading the way in Net Zero solutions

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Geographical areas funded: South Lanarkshire

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Who can apply

Applicants must be located and operating in South Lanarkshire.

When to apply

Applicantions can be made at any time.

How to apply

Apply online via the Council website.

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Activites funded: Organisational development & capacity building

Beneficiaries funded: Voluntary sector organisations Volunteers

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