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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’s focus is the mental health and well-being of children and young adults. They aim to support improvement in mental health by providing grants to charities registered and operating solely in the UK and involved in the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.

They prefer to target their grant-giving to specific projects that will provide a measurable difference to the charities' users.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

They only make grants to charities registered in England & Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.

Trustees have a strong preference for organisations with annual income of under £10m. They are less inclined to make grants to major charities who already have established income streams.


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When to apply

Apply at any time. The process usually takes around four months from start to finish.

How to apply

In the first instance, use the online contact form to email the funder with a brief outline of who you are, what you do and why you are seeking a grant from them. You may then be invited to submit a Stage 1 application.

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Activites funded: Health care & wellbeing Research

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

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