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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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Charles Hayward Foundation - Older People - Small Grants


Funds preventative and early intervention programmes being delivered at the community level which allow older people to stay in their own homes and remain independent. They are particularly interested in programmes which show some creativity in improving the quality of life of older people.

  • Programmes aiming to alleviate isolation and depression in older people, including informal day care or social, physical and recreational activities
  • Programmes which mainly use volunteers to give practical help, assistance and support for older people living in their own homes
  • Programmes addressing the emotional and practical needs of older carers
  • Programmes designed to meet the specific needs of people with dementia

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

UK registered charity, with a turnover of less than £350,000

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When to apply

The small grant programme is a rolling grant programme and applications are considered every two to three months.

How to apply

Application form on the funder website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Citizenship & community involvement Health care & wellbeing Recreation & social activities Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Carers Economically/socially disadvantaged Socially isolated people Older people

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Last reviewed about 1 month ago

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Charles Hayward Foundation

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