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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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Scottish Sea Farms - Heart of the Community Trust


The broad aim of the Heart of the Community Grant Trust is to provide financial grants for community projects that deliver lasting change within the regions in which the Company operates. Those regions are: Shetland, Orkney, Highland and Argyll.

Key areas for support include:

  • Creating affordable, family-oriented activities
  • Giving younger generations the same opportunities as those in more central areas
  • Safeguarding mental wellbeing
  • Combating isolation
  • Providing lifeline services

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Geographical areas funded: Argyll & Bute Highland Orkney Shetland

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Groups that apply must be established on a not-for-profit basis but do not need to be registered charities.

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When to apply

Applications can be made at any time.

How to apply

Apply online via the Trust website.Each application then goes through a screening process with regional ambassadors. Successful applications will then be submitted to the Heart of the Community Trustees for final verification.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children General public Local communities Young people

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