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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 gives grants to registered charities that work in the UK. They focus on specific priorities every year. The focus areas for 2023 are:

  • Grant rounds 3 and 4: Children and young people in care and care leavers

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

They only award grants to organisations registered with the Charity Commission (England, Wales and Northern Ireland) or OSCR, or exempt from registration.

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When to apply

They have four grant rounds per year. The dates for theses are:

  • Grant Round 1: 1 - 28 February
  • Grant Round 2: 1 - 30 April
  • Grant Round 3: 1 - 31 July
  • Grant Round 4: 1 - 30 September

Next deadline: 31 Jul 2023

How to apply

An online application form is available on the Trust website.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advice & information Advocacy Arts & culture Campaigning Education & training Employability services Mental health care Social care & welfare Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: Children Care experienced people Young people

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Austin And Hope Pilkington Trust

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