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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 Trust purposes are:

  • to relieve of poverty, hardship and distress which may have fallen on individuals and families through illness, death or old age
  • to support medical research work
  • to assist financially any religious organisation of whatever denomination
  • to support a wide range of charitable purposes.

In practice they support a wide range of organisations including supporting arts, sport, heritage, health, welfare and youth work.

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Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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When to apply

Apply at any time.

How to apply

Applications should be submitted in writing or email to the Foundation, there is no application form.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Transport General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Mental health care Religious activities Research

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families General public People in poverty Mental health conditions Ill-health Disabilities Physical disabilities Sensory impairments Religious & Belief Groups Local communities Young people

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