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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.


Grants will be made for applications that benefit people in the Community by advancing community development by supporting local environmental, educational, amenity or other initiatives in the area.

Funds applications which benefit the residents of the Community Council areas of Abbey St Bathans, Bonkyl & Preston, Duns, Gavinton, Fogo & Preston, and Lammermuir.

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Geographical areas funded: Scottish Borders

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

You need to be a community led organisation that is not-for-profit with charitable aims.

When to apply

They process applications four times a year, cut off dates for these meetings are on:

  • 31 January
  • 30 April
  • 31 July
  • 31 October

Next deadline: 31 Jul 2024

How to apply

The application form and guidance are available from the Community Fund website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Animal welfare Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Disaster & emergency services Education & training Employability services Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Heritage & building preservation Mental health care Organisational development & capacity building Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families General public Care experienced people Socially isolated people People in poverty Rural communities Men Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Local communities Volunteers Women & girls Young people

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All funds from this funder

Blackhill Windfarm Community Fund Ltd