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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 Watten Windfarm Charitable Trust, formed in partnership between Watten Community Council and Foundation Scotland, has been set up to allow funds from different companies or donors, pledged for the benefit of the Watten community, to be managed in an efficient and effective way.

The Trust provides grants to support charitable activities that:

  • Encourage community activity, promote community spirit, and increase opportunities for socialising
  • Improve the ability of groups/organisations to meet local priorities
  • Improve telephone and broadband connections
  • Provide or improve access to, and enjoyment of, the local environment
  • Provide or improve opportunities for people to develop as individuals, make connections and improve their life chances.
  • Provide or improve sports and recreational facilities or activities.
  • Encourage economic activity within the Fund area.

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Geographical areas funded: Highland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Non-profit organisation with charitable aims and objectives, and this should be reflected in your constitution or governing document, but you do not need to be an actual charity. operational in Watten Community Council area.

When to apply

The Trust operates two funding rounds per year. The deadlines are:

  • 30 June (for decision early September)
  • 31 December (for decision late February)

Next deadline: 31 Dec 2022

How to apply

Apply online via the Foundation Scotland website

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Education & training Environment General charitable activities Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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