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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.


ATL makes grants to churches and charities to benefit the people in their local communities across the UK. They support appeals from churches for building and restoration projects, repair of church fabric, church community initiatives, religious charities, charities preserving the UK heritage and other charitable causes.

They particularly welcome applications from less well-off parishes and for projects which benefit mission and help local communities.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Who can apply

Christian church so long as they are part of Churches Together in England (CTE), Action of Churches Together in Scotland (ACTS), Churches Together in Wales (Cytun), or the Irish Council of Churches


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When to apply

They do not have deadlines for receiving applications and deal with them as they come in. Every application is reviewed by the Trustees and a decision communicated within three to six months.

How to apply

Application form and guidance notes can be downloaded from the funder website. They encourage potential applicants to talk to them before making an application to find out, before spending time on it, whether it meets their charitable aims.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Heritage & building preservation Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Religious & Belief Groups

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