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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.

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Peter Harrison Foundation - Opportunities Through Sport


The Trustees wish to support sport and physical activity at a grassroots level that enable people across the UK who are physically, mentally, socially or economically disadvantaged to develop personal and life skills to fulfil their potential.

They welcome applications for the following types of project:

  • Provide a focus for skills development and confidence building
  • Have a strong training and/or educational theme
  • Provide specialised sporting equipment or facilities required to open opportunities
  • Have a high degree of involvement from beneficiaries and those with lived experience
  • Have a plan for sustainability and seek to deliver a lasting legacy

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

The trust only accepts applications from registered charities or CASCs (Community Amateur Sports Clubs).

When to apply

At any time. The Trustees customarily meet three times a year, in Spring, Summer and Autumn. The lead time between an online Initial Enquiry and the successful award of a grant is likely to be between three and six months.

How to apply

Complete the online application form on the Foundation's website.

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Activites funded: Sport & physical activity

Beneficiaries funded: Disabilities Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments

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