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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.


Sea-Changers raises money for a range of primarily UK based, marine conservation charities and not for profit organisations. The projects it funds will achieve one or more of the following objectives:

  • to address the root causes of marine conservation threats and challenges in the UK
  • to prevent or reduce negative impacts on UK coastal and marine environments and / or species
  • to add to the body of knowledge about marine conservation threats and challenges in the UK.

Sea-Changers is particularly interested in grassroots projects which galvanise community action and in projects which increase the number of people taking action for marine conservation.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Marine conservation charities and ‘not for profit’ organisations. They are primarily seeking applications in Scotland at the current time.


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When to apply

They allocate grants from the General Grant Fund and the Marine Litter Fund twice a year. Deadlines are 31 March and 30 September each year.

The Small Grants programme is suspended due to Covid-19, the main grants is still open

Next deadline: 30th Sep 2021

How to apply

Online via funder website.

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Activites funded: Environment

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