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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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Foundation Scotland - Volant Charitable Trust Open Grants


The Volant Trust’s aim is to support women, children and young people who are at risk and facing social deprivation. It supports Scottish charities and projects, whether national or community-based, which help alleviate social deprivation, particularly supporting women, children and young people at risk.

Projects must demonstrate a strong focus on supporting women and children affected by hardship or disadvantage and on tackling the issues they face in order to make a lasting difference to their lives and life chances.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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When to apply

The Trustees meet bi-annually in April and October to make decisions. To receive a decision by October 2021 all enquiry forms must be submitted between 11 January and 30 April 2021.

To receive a decision by April 2022 all enquiry forms must be submitted between 1st July and 31st October 2021.

Next deadline: 30th Apr 2021

How to apply

Download an enquiry form from the website to send an outline of your project. You may then be invited to make a full application.

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Activites funded: Advice & information General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Mental health care Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: People affected by drugs and alcohol Black & Ethnic Minorities Children Economically/socially disadvantaged Families Socially isolated people Mental health conditions Offenders & ex-offenders Victims of crime & abuse Women & girls Young people

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