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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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Foundation Scotland - Blackford Community Fund


Blackford Community Fund is a charitable fund to benefit residents of Blackford in Perth & Kinross. The Fund has been created with a donation by Ochil Developments and money generated from the EDF Burnfoot Hill Wind Farm. The Fund is intended to be a lasting resource for the community of Blackford and it aims to:

  • Promote community spirit and bring people together.
  • Enhance quality of life and promote people’s well-being.
  • Foster a vibrant, sustainable community

Applications that will benefit older residents of the community are particularly welcome.

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Geographical areas funded: Perth & Kinross

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

In order to apply, your group must be set up on a not-for-profit basis, although you don’t need to be a registered charity to apply. Non constituted groups may apply for smaller grants of up to £500. Groups applying for more than £500 must have a constitution (governing document or set of rules).

When to apply

The Panel meets twice each year. 2024 deadlines are:

  • 5 April 2024 (for decisions mid-May)
  • 30 August 2024 (for decisions mid-October 2024)

Next deadline: 5 Apr 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website. Those wishing to apply for more than £1,500 are advised to call the Community Funds Adviser to discuss their application before submitting.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Older people Local communities

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