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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 Seafarers' Charity (formerly Seafarers UK) makes a life-changing impact in troubled times. They award grants to organisations support those who work – or have worked – at sea, and their families.

Funding is available for charities working to improve the outcomes for seafarers and fishers in the following areas:

  • Enhanced financial resilience
  • Better working lives at sea
  • Improved health and wellbeing
  • Raised safety standards and practices
  • Increased social justice

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

You must be a registered charity or have charitable aims.

When to apply

Submit an application at any time.

How to apply

Apply online via the Charity website.

Contact information


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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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