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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 - RWE Lochelbank Wind Farm Community Benefit Fund


The developers of the Lochelbank Wind Farm, RWE Innogy UK provide this Fund for the benefit of residents in the geographic areas represented by the Community Councils of Glenfarg and Bridge of Earn. Money from the Fund will be used to support community projects and activities in these areas.

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.

Community groups can access funding through two available grant programmes:

  • Main Grants: open to constituted groups and charities with a focus on community cohesion, sustainable communities and enhancing the quality of life for residents.
  • Microgrants: can be applied for at any time to fund new and small-scale activity.

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Geographical areas funded: Perth & Kinross

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Your group does not need to be a registered charity to apply for a grant; however, your group should be a non-profit organisation with charitable aims and objectives, and this should be reflected in your constitution or governing document.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 20 June 2023 (for decisions end of August)
  • 26 September 2023 (for decisions end of November)

Applications for micro-grants can be made at any time by contacting the relevant Community Council.

Next deadline: 20 Jun 2023

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 General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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