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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The Edinburgh & Lothian Trust Fund - Grants for Voluntary Organisations


Grants are available to smaller recognised charities in the Edinburgh and Lothian area whose aims and objectives are to provide social welfare. Priority will be given to organisations which combat inequalities, promote voluntary action or relieve poverty.

Trustees will consider administrative or developmental needs including: volunteer expenses; recruitment and training of volunteers; essential equipment, including IT, within an acceptable project; printing and publicity; telecommunications and postage.

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Geographical areas funded: East Lothian Edinburgh Midlothian West Lothian

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Organisations must have gained charitable status and report an annual turnover under £200,000.

Maximum annual income:


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When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 18 January 2022

Next deadline: 18th Jan 2022

How to apply

Application forms are available on the funder's website. Only one application for a particular project will be considered in a twelve-month period.

Contact information

Activites funded: Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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