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.


Awards grants for educational purposes to children and young people under the age of 21 who have a physical or learning disability, or who are socially disadvantaged.

Grants are available to individuals or organisations working with eligible children and young people. Funding includes support for school and youth trips and residential experiences.

Although the Trust operates primarily within Edinburgh and the Lothians, grants may be awarded Scotland wide depending on each individual case.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland East Lothian Edinburgh Midlothian West Lothian

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

The fund is open to both individuals and organisations. The Trust operates primarily within Edinburgh and the Lothians but grants may be awarded Scotland-wide depending on each individual case.


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When to apply

2022 deadlines are

  • 21 January 2022
  • 11 March 2022
  • 27 May 2022
  • 29 July 2022
  • 28 October 2022

Next deadline: 21st Jan 2022

How to apply

Application forms available online via the funder website.

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Activites funded: Education & training

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Young people

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