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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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East Dunbartonshire Council - Community Grants Scheme


You can apply for a grant for a wide range of purposes as long as it is not for profit and brings benefits to the residents of East Dunbartonshire. You can ask for funding for start-up costs, special projects, equipment, salaries, capital items and running costs.

Applications for grants are assessed against the Local Outcome Improvement Plan. These priority outcomes are:

  • East Dunbartonshire has an expanding economy with a competitive and diverse business and retail base
  • people are equipped with knowledge, skills and training to enable them to employment
  • children and young people are safe, healthy and ready to learn
  • East Dunbartonshire is a safe and sustainable environment in which to live, work and visit; people and communities enjoy increased physical and mental wellbeing and health inequalities are reduced
  • older population are supported to enjoy a high quality of life and our more vulnerable citizens, their families and carers benefit from effective care and support services.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: East Dunbartonshire

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Type of funding:
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Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Any group that has a constitution, a bank account, is not for profit and aims to bring benefits to the residents of East Dunbartonshire can apply.

When to apply

Round 2 will be open to applications from 1-26 July 2024. Applications sent before 1 July will not be considered.

Next deadline: 26 Jul 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Council website. There are separate forms for under and over £5,000.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Education & training Employability services Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged General public Mental health conditions Ill-health Young people

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