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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 Trust gives grants to recognised national charities, with particular reference to charities based in London and Scotland. They give under the categories of animal welfare, education, conservation and environment, military, medical research and social welfare.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Recognised nation charities, with a preference for those in Scotland or London.

When to apply

The Trustees meet once a year in early February to allocate funds to applications received throughout the previous year.

Applications must be received by the end of November for consideration at the following February meeting.

Next deadline: 30 Nov 2024

How to apply

Submit a request to the Charity saying how the funds could be used, what would be achieved, and how this would add to public benefit.

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Activites funded: Education & training Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Research

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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