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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.


South Lanarkshire Charitable Trust comprises 50 charitable trusts funds/bequests established under previous local authorities. Each trust fund/bequest is restricted for the purpose it was set up. The most significant fund is the Loudon Bequest Trust Fund which is used to help finance holidays for elderly people within 12 Local Authority areas in the West of Scotland. Other Trust Funds are those held by the previous District Councils and provide financial assistance to organisations and individuals who meet the terms set by the specific funds.

  • Within the Clydesdale area, grants are made to the elderly, the poor and the needy. Specific grants are also made for optical and dental treatment.
  • Within the Rutherglen area, grants are used to cater for a free annual lunch for the elderly to foster spirit within the community. Cash gifts are also presented.
  • Within the East Kilbride area, the grants are made to local churches for use in their charitable work to benefit the poor and needy.
  • Within the Hamilton Area, individual grants are given to the poor and needy, the elderly, specified schools and youth groups.

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Geographical areas funded: South Lanarkshire

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Who can apply

Individuals and organisations in the defined areas of the Trust fund and for the purposes of the funds. Areas covered are 12 Local Authority areas of West Scotland: Clydesdale, Rutherglen, East Kilbride and Hamilton

When to apply

At any time.

How to apply

Contact the Council for details.

Contact information

Activites funded: General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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