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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 principal objective is providing grants for the maintenance and repair of church buildings although it may also grant aid other activities of the Church, especially in the field of education. The Repairs and New Build Fund prioritises applications as follows:

  • Work to maintain buildings wind and watertight
  • Work to comply with statutory obligations e.g. disabled toilets, disabled access
  • All other work.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Churches in Scotland, Ministers in Scotland

When to apply

Applications can be made at any time.

How to apply

Application form available from the Trust's website and should be submitted via email.

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Activites funded: Education & training Heritage & building preservation Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Religious & Belief Groups

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