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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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East Renfrewshire Council - East Renfrewshire Renewal Energy Fund


The East Renfrewshire Renewable Energy Fund (ERREF) is money received from renewable energy projects in East Renfrewshire and is administered by East Renfrewshire Council Environment department. The fund combines contributions from ScottishPower Renewables Whitelee and Middleton windfarms.

Projects need to meet one of more of these priorities:

  • Community facilities and services such as hall refurbishment or buying equipment and vehicles
  • Community or local events such as summer fairs or special event
  • Environmental projects such as planting trees or building baths
  • Heritage projects such as history trails or statue conservation
  • Skills and employment such as training equipment
  • Sport and recreation such as upgrading play areas or buying sports equipment
  • Youth and education such as clubs, Brownies or nursery and school projects

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Geographical areas funded: East Renfrewshire

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Who can apply

To be eligible to apply for funding, groups must have a written constitution and a bank account.

When to apply

2023 applications were open from mid-August to mid-September.

How to apply

Download the application form, conditions and guidance notes from the Council website to find out more and to apply for funding. The advise getting in touch to discuss your idea before applying.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Employability services Environment Health care & wellbeing Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Local communities Young people

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