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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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North Lanarkshire Council - Support for Playschemes


The fund provides non-financial support for community or voluntary organisations in North Lanarkshire which provide daytime activities for school-aged children during school holiday periods. Support includes:

  • Travel Passes which allow two adults and up to 8 children to travel free on designated SPT routes at designated times or Freedom Passes which allow free travel for groups providing activities for children with additional support needs
  • Council buses for groups that have additional support needs (e.g. a tail lift for wheelchairs)
  • Group insurance cover for organisations that don't have their own insurance cover
  • Playscheme Handbook giving practical help and advice.

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Geographical areas funded: North Lanarkshire

Fund type

Type of funding:
Other resources
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Who can apply

To apply you must be a voluntary organisation or community group operating in North Lanarkshire. All volunteers and staff in your organisation working with children must undergo an enhanced disclosure check.

When to apply

Now open for 2023.

How to apply

For further information or to apply for support to playschemes please email

Contact information


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Activites funded: Education & training

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Children Families Learning disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments

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