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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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Foundation Scotland - Greencoat Drone Hill Community Fund


The Drone Hill Community Fund is a charitable Fund to benefit residents of Reston & Auchencrow, Grantshouse, Coldingham and Cockburnspath Community Council areas. Constituted, not-for-profit groups and organisations working to benefit people in the four Community Council areas are able to apply to the Foundation for grants from the Fund.

The Fund will provide grants to support charitable activities that:

  • Enhance quality of life for local residents
  • Contribute to vibrant, healthy, successful and sustainable communities
  • Promote community spirit and encourage community activity.

A wide range of costs and activities will be considered for funding e.g. equipment costs, running costs for local groups, staff or sessional worker costs, consultations, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities.

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Geographical areas funded: Scottish Borders

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applicants must have a constitution (governing document or set of rules) and be set up on a not-for-private profit basis. Applicants do not need to be registered charities to apply.

When to apply

There are two application deadlines per year in March and September. 2024 deadlines are:

  • 8 September 2024 (for decisions November 2024)

Next deadline: 8 Sep 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Disaster & emergency services Education & training Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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