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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 - Sustainable Future


The overall focus is on developing and promoting sustainable, low-carbon alternatives to the current consumerist and growth-based paradigm. Funding priorities are:

  • Better economics
  • Beyond consumerism
  • New voices
  • Responding to the dual harms of Covid-19 and systemic racism.

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Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue
Applicant success rate:
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Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Can apply if a registered, excepted or exempt charity based within any of the four jurisdictions of the UK for unrestricted or core support, provided, your organisation is governed by an unpaid board, your organisation is not for profit and your organisation's formal purposes fall within the list of charitable purposes recognised within English law Other organisations or individual applicants, may apply for a specific project or defined programme of work that would provide public benefit and further JR's aims as set out in their published policies

When to apply

The programme has several deadlines throughout the year. Upcoming deadlines are 5pm on: 14 November 2022.

Please note the registration deadline is a few weeks prior to the application deadline.

Next deadline: 14 Nov 2022

How to apply

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

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Activites funded: Advice & information Campaigning Education & training Environment

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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