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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.


The Holywood Trust provides grants to organisations working with, and providing opportunities for young people in Dumfries and Galloway. It also provides grant support to groups of young people within an organisation in Dumfries and Galloway.

The Trust is particularly interested in:

  • Providing opportunities for the most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people throughout the region.
  • Encouraging talented young people in Dumfries & Galloway.
  • Helping improve sports and cultural opportunities across the region.

The Trust is particularly interested in helping to fill gaps in provision and to support innovative ideas.

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Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway

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Capital, Revenue
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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.

When to apply

Applications for less than £10,000 and for individuals can be submitted at any time.

For grants over £10,000, the next deadline is 8 July.

Next deadline: 8 Jul 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Trust's website.

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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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