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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.


The Bill McLaren Foundation aims to support individuals and organisations to actively promote and develop rugby union and its values, as personified by Bill McLaren and by providing opportunities for youngsters in other sports. They will fund projects that meet one or more of the following objectives: to support the development and promotion of the sport of rugby and its values within Hawick, Scotland and elsewhere; to support and encourage sporting opportunities of all kinds for young people within Scotland and elsewhere; to advance education in sport of all kinds for the benefit of the public.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Voluntary and community organisations including registered and benevolent bodies, co-operatives, friendly societies, companies that are ‘not-for-profit’ businesses and sports clubs. Schools and individuals.


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When to apply

The Directors will meet to discuss applications on a quarterly basis and you should expect to hear around 10 days after the discussions - generally held in July / October / January / April.

How to apply

Download an application form from the website

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Activites funded: Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children General public Young people

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Last reviewed 6 months ago

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