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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.


Donations from the foundation are made to mainly small and medium sized registered charities throughout Scotland, targeting things like community welfare, medical support and research, the arts, education and heritage conservation.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Registered charities.


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When to apply

Board meets three times a year (normally November, February and June). The secretary has authority to approve grants of up to £5,000 between meetings.

How to apply

In writing to the Secretary demonstrating need and purpose of support, accompanied by most recent financial accounts.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advice & information Arts & culture Community development & regeneration Education & training Environment Financial advice & support Health care & wellbeing Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Ill-health Disabilities Local communities Voluntary sector organisations Volunteers

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