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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.

Currently open

Dumfries & Galloway Council - Common Good Funds


The fund provides organisations with financial help to organise events and activities for residents in their area. Depending on the criteria, funds may be awarded for:

  • improving the appearance of the area
  • attracting people into the area
  • positively raising the profile of the area
  • promoting awareness of the area
  • contributing to a larger scale project with a longer term goal

The criteria for each area can be found on the Council website.

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Who can apply

Funding is open to a range of applicants, including: third sector, voluntary and community organisations; community groups which have a constitution and individuals.

When to apply

  • Dumfries Common Good Fund - currently closed
  • Lockerbie Common Good Fund - currently closed
  • Stranraer Common Good Fund - opened on 1 April 2024 for applications to be considered in June/July 2024

How to apply

Application forms are available on the Council website and can be submitted by email.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Environment Heritage & building preservation Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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Last reviewed 19 days ago

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Dumfries & Galloway Council