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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.


Funds charities involving family members in initiatives that support and encourage the family to work as a cohesive unit in tackling problems that face one or more of its members. The three areas of activity that the charity wishes to support are:

  • Interventions that support families and help them in ways that prevent the fracture of the family unit, eg practical family support, relationship counselling, mediation
  • Families where sexual abuse, physical abuse, domestic violence, alcohol abuse and drug abuse threaten the integrity of the family unit
  • Prisoners and in particular their families, during and after the period of imprisonment

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

You must be a registered charity. The trust prefers to support charities whose income is below £500,000. However, larger charities with pioneering pilot projects will be considered.


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When to apply

Apply by 1 March or 1 September each year.

Next deadline: 1st Sep 2021

How to apply

Apply using the trust's application form which can be downloaded from the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Advice & information General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Offenders & ex-offenders Victims of crime & abuse

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Last reviewed about 1 month ago

Other funds from this funder

Kelly Family Charitable Trust