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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.

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Foundation Scotland - EDF Renewables Longpark Wind Farm Community Fund


The Fund is provided by EDF Energy Renewables, the developer of the Longpark wind farm. It benefits the Community Council area of the Parish of Stow in the Scottish Borders. It provides 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

Grants may support a wide range of costs, for example the costs of equipment, staff or sessional workers, consultations, running costs for local groups, maintenance or refurbishment of community facilities, and so on.

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Geographical areas funded: Scottish Borders

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Groups and organisations working to benefit people in the Parish of Stow area can apply. Applications from groups/organisations located out with the Fund area will be considered on a case-by-case basis and must demonstrate clear benefit for residents within the Fund area.

Your group does not need to be a registered charity to apply for a grant; however, it group should be a non-profit organisation with charitable aims and objectives.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 24 June 2024 (for decisions late August)
  • 23 September 2024 (for decisions late November)

Next deadline: 24 Jun 2024

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Befriending & mentoring Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Disaster & emergency services Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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