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.


Supports community and charitable projects in Brora, Golspie, Helmsdale and Rogart Community Council areas. Grants are available to legally-constituted community groups, non-profit organisations and registered charities supporting activities which:

  • Support charitable activities that will develop the area's assets (natural, environmental, physical, culture and heritage, economic and social)
  • Build the sustainability of the local communities as vibrant places to live, work and visit

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Legally-constituted community groups, non-profit organisations and registered charities in the community council areas of Rogart, Golspie, Brora and Helmsdale.


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When to apply

Deadlines are 31 January and 31 July each year.

Next deadline: 31st Jan 2022

How to apply

Application forms can be requested from SSE or downloaded from the website. There are two application forms dependent upon the value and type of grant being applied for:- Values between £500 and £5,000 use the Main Grants Application Form. - Applications between £10,000 and £20,000 use the Strategic Grants Large Project Proposal Form. These are more complex so any decision to award grants of this size will follow detailed discussions between the applicant, SSE and the Advisory Panel. In the first instance applications are invited on a short form.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture 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: Local communities

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