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 fund supports projects being undertaken by charities within and around Glasgow. Previous grants include those to:

  • Organisations providing care and assistance to groups of or concerned with disabled, elderly or terminally ill, and the socially deprived
  • Organisations providing for the care, advancement and rehabilitation of youth
  • Universities, Colleges of Further Education and Schools
  • Organisations connected with the arts and music, theatre and the visual arts
  • Organisations of which the Dean of Guild is an honorary President or vice-President or other honorary office-bearer, or on which the Merchants House is officially represented.

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Geographical areas funded: East Dunbartonshire East Renfrewshire Glasgow North Lanarkshire Renfrewshire South Lanarkshire

Fund type

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

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Who can apply

Charities and individuals in Glasgow and local West and Glasgow area. See funder website for a map of the areas covered. They will accept applications from a range of organisation types including charities registered with OSCR, non-profit organisation which meet their aims, and Universities, Colleges of Further Education and Schools.


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When to apply

At any time. The grants committee meets in February, April, August and November.

How to apply

Apply online via the funder website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Older people Ill-health Disabilities Young people

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