Sign in Sign up
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 was established in 2007 with the particular aim of supporting heritage and the arts, principally in Scotland. The majority of grants are made to charities which advance the arts, culture and heritage, particularly heritage and the visual arts. They also consider a small number of grants each year that support the disadvantaged and the advance education.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information
Premium information
Annually awarded:
Premium information

Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

The Trust makes grants to charitable bodies only.


Premium information

When to apply

he Trustees meet once a year in Spring to decide on grants for the following 12 months. Applications should reach them by email or in hard copy not later than 31 December. The Trustees normally pay grants prior to 30 June in each year.

Next deadline: 31st Dec 2021

How to apply

Applications should be made via the online application form or by hard copy to the postal address. There is no need to send a copy of your annual accounts, unless they are not available online. Please do not send additional literature or materials such as DVDs, compact discs, etc, as additional materials will not be passed on to the Trustees.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training Health care & wellbeing Heritage & building preservation

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged General public

Report inaccuracy

Last reviewed 4 months ago

Other funds from this funder

The Turtleton Charitable Trust

More information about The Turtleton Charitable Trust

Similar funds from other funders

Funding Scotland Premium feature

This feature is available to SCVO member and supporter organisations.