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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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Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust - Ann Rylands Small Donations Programme


Makes small grants to support smaller charities providing practical and emotional support to people with – or at high risk of – physical or mental ill health, people living with disability, and their families and carers.

They accept applications from charities which offer practical and emotional support to improve health and care for:

  • Older people
  • People with disabilities or living with serious illness
  • People needing palliative and end of life care, or
  • People facing challenges with mental health, social exclusion or homelessness

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue
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Who can apply

Applications are only accepted from charities registered and operating within the UK whose annual income is less than £2 million. Charities must have been registered for more than two years.

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When to apply

Applications can be made at any time. You can only apply once in a 12 month period.

How to apply

Apply online via the Trust's website, ensuring you attach all of the requested documents. You will be asked for a copy of the charity’s most recent signed accounts and a bank statement dated within the last 3 months.

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed Mental health conditions Older people Disabilities

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