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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 community fund can support projects in the community council areas Contin, Marybank, Scatwell and Strathconon and Muir of Ord which:

  • encourage community activity and promoting community spirit
  • provide adequate access to services for all community members
  • improve the local transport infrastructure
  • optimise opportunities to grow the local economy
  • build community capacity and cohesion between established -community groups
  • develop or maintaining community assets

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Projects in the following community council areas can apply:

  • Contin
  • Marybank, Scatwell and Strathconon
  • Muir of Ord - The fund is currently supporting ongoing development activity within the community. This reduced the level of funds available for projects, with the maximum level of award being £1,000.

You don’t need to be a registered charity to apply, but your organisation must have a constitution (governing document or set of rules) and be set up on a not-for-profit basis.

When to apply

The fund operates three rounds per year and the deadlines for applications are 28 February, 30 June and 23 October.

Next deadline: 28 Feb 2024

How to apply

Application forms can be requested from SSE or downloaded from the website.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment General charitable activities Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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