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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.


Grants are only given to organisations with charitable status carrying out their objectives within Angus, Dundee, Perth and Kinross, Aberdeenshire and Kincardineshire, and in particular Arbroath.

The Trustees are particular keen to support:

  • projects which improve the quality of life of the residents of Angus (and in particular Arbroath)
  • organisations involved in community activities
  • groups assisting the disadvantaged and those isolated by mainstream society
  • groups assisting the elderly and the sick
  • activities promoting good citizenship in the young
  • projects promoting sport and artistic development.

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeen Aberdeenshire Angus Dundee Perth & Kinross

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Charitable organisations operating in the east of Scotland, north of the Firth of Tay. They may exceptionally give to charitable organisations operating outwith that area but will in any event from time to time give outwith that area to the organisations favoured by the 'founders'.

When to apply

There are no deadlines and applications can be submitted at any time. The trustees meet three times a year in March, August and December.

How to apply

Email the Trust for an application form and full guidance.

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Activites funded: Animal welfare Disaster & emergency services Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Research Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Ill-health Sensory impairments Veterans & armed forces personnel

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