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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.


Boost is delivered by Corra Foundation and is a partnership between the STV Children’s Appeal, Comic Relief and Corra Foundation. It is a small grants programme is for organisations supporting children and families in their local communities. It has been created to help groups that find the increases in basic running costs (for example utilities, salaries, transport) are making their work much more challenging.

The fund aims to:

  • Provide an accessible and supportive funding opportunity for small community led organisations.
  • Ensure accessible, supportive community led activities remain available to children and families despite the challenges the higher cost of living poses for charities and community groups.

You can apply for project and/or running costs.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

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Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Charities registered in Scotland or constituted voluntary or community organisations or CICs. Unconstituted groups can also apply for smaller grants.

Maximum annual income:

When to apply

There is no closing date. When all funding has been distributed, the programme will close for this year.

They aim to let you know the outcome of your application within 4 weeks of receiving your form.

How to apply

Read the full guidance on the Corra Foundation website. Applications are also made online.

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Activites funded: Community facilities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Children Families Voluntary sector organisations

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