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 Trust supports opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway, primarily aged 15-25, however it will consider grants for younger vulnerable children if they are preventative measures or an exceptional talent. The focus is on helping young people move forward in their lives, whether by grants to organisations or to individual young people.

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Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway

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Who can apply

Grants support opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway primarily aged 15 - 25 and are available to both voluntary groups and individuals.

The Trust requires details of how your organisation has been constituted, include any registration or reference numbers and requests an actual copy of your constitution or governing/founding document to be sent with your application.


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When to apply

Applications for less than £2,500 and for individuals can be submitted at any time and usually take 4-6 weeks to be processed. Trustees usually meet every three months to discuss larger grants.

For grants over £2,500 the next deadline is to be confirmed.

How to apply

Apply online via funder website. Applicants encouraged to contact the Trust for help completing the form or general advice. If you are thinking of applying but not sure if your project is something their Trustees would consider then please call their office to arrange a chat.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Education & training Employability services Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Disabilities Young people

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