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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 main aims of the Community Grants Scheme are to fund activities and projects which bring community benefit and involve people in the community by bringing them together to enjoy educational, recreational, leisure and other community activities or improve local environment.

Organisations running local gala events and summer festivals can apply for financial help and "in kind" assistance in the run up to and during these events. They can provide support for play schemes are run by parents and volunteers to provide activities for children during school holidays.

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Geographical areas funded: South Lanarkshire

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Constituted organisations in the South Lanarkshire area.

When to apply

You can apply at any time but there several deadlines for committee meetings throughout the year. See the Council website for details.

Deadlines vary depending on which area committee you fall under.

How to apply

Application form available on the Council website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Environment Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children General public Older people Young people

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