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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 provides financial assistance to help finance holidays, including respite care, for physically and mentally disabled children (aged 3 to 17 years), with preference being given to those locally resident in Scotland.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

It invites applications from individuals and institutions.

When to apply

Meetings will be held at the beginning of February, May, August and November. Deadlines are:

  • 31 December for the February meeting
  • 31 March for the May meeting
  • 30 June for the August meeting
  • 30 September for the November meeting

Next deadline: 30 Sep 2022

How to apply

Application forms available on the Trust's website. There are separate forms for individuals and groups.

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Activites funded: Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Mental health conditions Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Young people

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