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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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RBS Social & Community Capital - Community Business Loan


Loans are available for established third sector organisations that are delivering high social value - in a sustainable way. Organisations must be financially sustainable and deliver a positive impact to society and/or the environment.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Established third sector organisation (charities, social enterprises, community interest companies or co-operatives) located and trading in the UK. You must not eligible for mainstream funding from banks.


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When to apply

There is no deadline and applications for loan funding are taken on a rolling basis.

How to apply

Fill out the contact form on the website and you will be sent a full application.

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Activites funded: General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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Last reviewed 3 months ago

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