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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 Trust’s charitable purposes are the advancement of the arts, heritage, culture or science, the provision of recreational facilities, the advancement of citizenship and community development and the advancement of environmental protection or improvement.

The trustees main focus is on protecting and enhancing green spaces in and around Edinburgh, Scotland and beyond. In particular they wish to support projects that enhance the public's enjoyment and appreciation of green spaces including the horticultural and aesthetic enhancement of green spaces.

The trustees are keen to support organisations that might have difficulties in obtaining public funding from other sources.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

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Capital, Revenue

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When to apply

You can apply throughout the year. However, the deadline for annual donations is usually 31 March each year. The Trustees tend to meet during the course of the Summer to consider all applications.

How to apply

Application form available via funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community facilities Environment Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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