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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.


The Trustees have two main areas of interest:

  • projects that demonstrate a Christian approach to the practical, educational and spiritual needs of people of all ages
  • and the adaptation of Church properties with a view to providing improved facilities for use by the church and its work in the community in which it is based.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue, Core costs

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Who can apply

The Trustees can only consider applications from registered charities as registered with the Charity Commission of England and Wales; OSCR in Scotland; and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland. If you are an excepted or exempted charity you can apply.

They do not consider appeals from individuals or from registered charities for the benefit of named individuals. Grants cannot be paid to umbrella bodies or to third parties.


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When to apply

Apply at any time. In 2021 Trustees will meet in April, July and October.

How to apply

Please note there is no application form. Applications must be sent in hard copy and NOT by email. See website for strict details on what to include in your application.

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Activites funded: Community facilities Education & training Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Older people Disabilities Religious & Belief Groups Young people

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