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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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Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust - Rights and Justice


As part of the Quaker tradition, JRCT is committed to the creation of a world that guarantees equal treatment for all people. Funding priorities are:

  • Protection and promotion of equality and human rights and their enforcement in the UK
  • Promoting rights and justice for minorities who face the most severe forms of racism and discrimination
  • Promotion of rights and justice for refugees and other migrants by identifying and tackling root causes, structures and systems that may deny them their rights,
  • Responding to the dual harms of Covid-19 and systemic racism.

Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue, Core costs

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts: Premium information

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.


Premium information

When to apply

The programme has a number of deadlines throughout the year. 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: Advice & information Advocacy Campaigning Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Economically/socially disadvantaged General public Refugees & asylum seekers

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