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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 objective of the trust is to support general charitable activities including health, education, social needs, animal welfare and the relief of poverty.

There has been an emphasis on Scottish charities in general and those based in the Scottish Borders in particular, although both national and international charities have featured in their grant giving.

Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Funds organisations who are delivering towards charitable causes, most successful applicants are charities. The majority of the funds are used to deliver projects in the UK but some of the funds may be awarded for overseas charitable purposes.


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When to apply

There are no deadlines and applications can be submitted at any time.

How to apply

In writing to the funder.

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Activites funded: Animal welfare Arts & culture Education & training General charitable activities Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Religious activities Research

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Children General public Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Young people

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