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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.


Grants are restricted to Scottish charities carrying out work with the elderly, young people, ex-service personnel and seafarers. Priority is given to charities largely administered by voluntary or honorary officials.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Schemes of the Church of Scotland and charities run principally by volunteers. Charities with annual revenues in excess of £1m should not apply. Nor should those with reserves in excess of one year’s revenue or expenditure.


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When to apply

At any time.

How to apply

Application Forms must be requested from the Secretary and be submitted by email to the Secretary

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Mental health care

Beneficiaries funded: Children Older people Young people

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Last reviewed 3 months ago

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