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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.


Small, one-off grants are available for the benefit of local communities around Scotmid stores. Activities should focus on one of the following categories: children/education; health (eg. promotion of healthy eating); Fairtrade; homelessness/poverty; arts & culture; environment; elderly; active lifestyles (eg. encouraging exercise/fitness/sport).

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Applications are welcomed from groups including: local community, self help or voluntary groups and charities (including local branches of national charities) or individuals acting for the benefit of the local community. The group or project must be based in or benefit a community served by one of our stores and within the geographic boundaries of one of Scotmid's Regional Committees.


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When to apply

There are no deadlines, however you must apply at least eight weeks prior to when the grant is required.

How to apply

Apply online or by post (application form is available via the website). If you have any questions or would like help to fully understand the terms & conditions, contact the Membership and Community Team

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training Environment Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed People in poverty Older people Local communities

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Last reviewed 6 months ago

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