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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 MSE Charity supports organisations that deliver activities which make a lasting impact on how people think, behave and manage their money.

There is a different themed round each year. The theme of the next grant round is Life Changing Transitions.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Organisations must be either a UK registered charity, community interest company, credit union or a not-for- profit company limited by guarantee or social enterprise company. Organisations should have an income under £500,000 and have less than six months free reserves.

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When to apply

Apply now, the summer grant round is now open. There are two grant rounds each year and will close once 40 applications have been accepted. You should apply as soon as possible after applications open. Online Proposals can be accepted until 31 July but may close early.

How to apply

Complete the pre-application Eligibility Quiz to check your organisation is eligible to apply, if successful this will unlock access to the Stage 1 - Outline Proposal form. It is important to apply as soon as possible as only the first 40 applications will be considered.

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Activites funded: Education & training Financial advice & support

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Mental health conditions Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities

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