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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.


The Naturesave Trust was set up to promote the adoption of sustainable development. It obtains 100% of its funding from the premiums generated by Naturesave Insurance.

The May - June funding window theme is soil health which aims to stop further soil degradation and keep carbon in soil. They are looking for grant applications from groups who are working to promote a more sustainable approach to soil and land management through:

  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Water flow control
  • Grazing management
  • Soil health monitoring
  • Pesticide alternatives
  • Tree planting
  • Reduction of soil compaction
  • Crop rotations
  • Education/workshops/events on soil health

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

The Naturesave Trust will consider applications for specific projects from Charities, Companies or Organisations whose activities are based within the UK.

When to apply

The Trust conducts three funding windows per year (January to February then May to June and September to October).

The next deadline is 12 noon on 27 June 2024.

Next deadline: 27 Jun 2024

How to apply

The application form and guidance can be found on the Trust's website.

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