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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.

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The Pastoral Care Trust - St Nicholas Care Fund


The fund offers small grants to groups, agencies and projects working for the common good of all people in need in and around Glasgow. Applications will be considered from organisations and community groups providing direct benefit to communities, particularly in the following priority areas:

  • children and young people
  • the elderly
  • people with disabilities
  • those suffering from the effects of poverty or unemployment
  • those suffering as a result of alcoholism and or drug abuse
  • individuals or groups in the community suffering from the effects of discrimination
  • those who have been, or are experiencing mental illness

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Geographical areas funded: East Dunbartonshire East Renfrewshire Glasgow Inverclyde North Lanarkshire Renfrewshire South Lanarkshire West Dunbartonshire Argyll & Bute

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Who can apply

The Trust encourages applications from community groups, voluntary organisations, charities and other bodies whose aim is to tackle an identified social need within the areas covered by the City of Glasgow and the Districts of East and West Dunbartonshire; North and South Lanarkshire; Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Inverclyde and the Western part of Argyll and Bute District around Helensburgh and the Gareloch.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 5 August 2024
  • 4 November 2024

Grants are awarded to the successful applicants 5 weeks after the deadline.

Next deadline: 5 Aug 2024

How to apply

Application form available via the Trust's website. You must have written references from two people in the local community. Full details can be found in the fund guidelines.

Contact information


Premium information

Activites funded: General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Children Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Disabilities Unemployed Young people

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The Pastoral Care Trust - St Nicholas Care Fund