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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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Royal Mail - Matched Giving and Community Grants

Summary

The Royal Mail encourages its staff to play an active role in their communities through fundraising and volunteering. Every member of staff employed by Royal Mail Group can apply for:

  • penny for penny matched giving, up to a limit of £2,500 per person every year, under the Charity Partner matched giving scheme
  • up to £200 in matched giving from Royal Mail for money raised for any registered UK charity or registered good cause under the Community Support Scheme
  • a grant of up to £200 once every funding year to help cover the costs of organising a fundraising event
  • a grant of up to £400 once every funding year to help cover the costs of organising a volunteering activity.

Royal Mail retired pensioners can claim up to £50 per person each year in matched giving, up to a total limit of £100,000 each year, for funds raised for any UK registered charity or registered good cause.

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Maximum:
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Who can apply

Any member of staff employed by the Royal Mail Group.

When to apply

Apply at any time, grants will be paid out on a first come, first served basis

How to apply

You must make your donations to a charity through Charities Trust in order to obtain matched giving.

Contact information

Activites funded: General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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Last reviewed 3 months ago

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