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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RS Macdonald Charitable Trust - Small Grants


The trust supports Scottish charities under the funding themes:

  • Tackling Child Abuse & Neglect: services for children whose lives have been affected by physical, mental or sexual abuse
  • Visual impairment: support for people who are blind or visually impaired
  • Neurological conditions: empowering people with neurological conditions to lead better lives and be involved in their communities
  • Animal welfare: helping animals that have been abused or are in danger of abuse and initiatives that reduce the risk of such abuse.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue
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Who can apply

Your organisation must be a registered charity based in, or operating in, Scotland


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When to apply

There is no deadline for the small grants programme.

How to apply

You are encouraged to phone the Trust's office for an initial discussion prior to submitting an application. Apply online - guidance is given on the funder website.

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Activites funded: Animal welfare Health care & wellbeing

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Children Families Disabilities Sensory impairments Voluntary sector organisations Victims of crime & abuse Young people

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Last reviewed 5 months ago

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