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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 UK registered or exempt charities whose activities fall within the following three categories:

  • care of and services for blind people, and the prevention and/or cure of blindness;
  • long-term care of people with learning disabilities either: in a residential care or supported living environment in a way that provides a family environment and wide choice of activities and lifestyle; or: by providing long-term day/employment activities;
  • care of and services for people suffering from cancer and their families.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue
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Who can apply

Only UK registered charities or those properly exempt qualify for grants. Charities should have a turnover of more than £50,000.

Minimum annual income:


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When to apply

Deadlines vary depending on what you are applying for. They recommend you submit as early as possible.

  • Blind people and Learning disabilities: 31 January
  • Cancer care : 31 August.

Next deadline: 31st Aug 2021

How to apply

Apply in writing, information that they require in an application is outlined on the website.

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Activites funded: Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Sensory impairments

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