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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.


Priority is given to charities in Scotland, particularly Ayrshire and Glasgow that assist individuals suffering from a range of illnesses both physical and mental, hospices, museums, refuges and facilities for ex military staff.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland East Ayrshire North Ayrshire South Ayrshire Glasgow

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Capital, Revenue

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When to apply

Deadline for Spring meeting is 30 April and for the Autumn meeting is 30 October each year.

Next deadline: 30 Apr 2024

How to apply

Applications should be received by letter with supporting evidence and a copy of the latest annual report. No applications can be received by email.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Research Science & technology Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Mental health conditions Older people Ill-health Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Local communities Veterans & armed forces personnel

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