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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.


Seafarers UK is a leading provider of grants to maritime charities and charitable maritime projects, working to help serving and ex-serving seafarers and their families who are experiencing hardship. The seafarers they support are: older seafarers, over the usual age of retirement, and their dependants; working age seafarers working at sea in the maritime industries, former seafarers under retirement age and Merchant Navy cadets and trainees; families and dependants of current or former seafarers who are still of working age; young people in maritime youth groups focusing on those considering or pursuing a career at sea.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

You must be a registered charity or have charitable aims.


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When to apply

Submit an application at any time

How to apply

Online application process

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Activites funded: Housing & shelter Advice & information Befriending & mentoring Campaigning Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Employability services Financial advice & support General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Research Respite & holidays Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Families Older people Young people

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