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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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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Power and Accountability


They want to support people to create a world in which power is more equally shared, and in which powerful institutions are responsive and accountable to wider society and aligned with the long-term public interest.

Their funding priorities are:

  • Strengthening corporate accountability
  • Strengthening democratic accountability
  • Encouraging responsible media
  • Responding to the dual harms of Covid-19 and systemic racism.

Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Who can apply

If your organisation is a registered, excepted or exempt charity based within any of the four jurisdictions of the UK and all of your work fits within their published programmes, they encourage you to consider applying for unrestricted or core support, although you may apply for programme or project funding if you prefer.

For all other organisations or individual applicants, you may apply for a specific project or defined programme of work that would provide public benefit and further our aims as set out in the published policies.


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When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are: 31 August 2021.

Next deadline: 31st Aug 2021

How to apply

They will only accept applications submitted online via the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Campaigning Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Organisational development & capacity building Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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