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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.


The Leslie Sell Charitable Trust makes small grants to Groups to help with the cost of making repairs, purchasing sundry items of equipment, or trips in the UK or overseas.

They like to receive details of the project which requires funding, for example small–scale building works, repairs, or alterations, replacement of camping or other equipment, replacement of minibuses, together with details of the costs involved, and sight of any quotation you may have.

For group trips, they need details of the destination, the number and names, First and Surname, of the young people and leaders taking part and any planned activities, together with the costs involved and dates of travel.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applications are accepted from Groups of the Scout or Guide movement within the UK and Northern Ireland for trips or projects which are being undertaken within the movement.

When to apply

Apply at any time. Applications are processed once per month throughout the year.

You should submit your application more than four months before your trip.

How to apply

Download an application form on the Trust's website and send with a covering letter on Scouting or Guiding official headed notepaper.

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Activites funded: Community facilities Respite & holidays

Beneficiaries funded: Children Voluntary sector organisations Young people

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