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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 fund is predominantly for projects which will take place on the South Uist Estate area (i.e. Eriskay, South Uist or Benbecula) that demonstrate sustainable benefit to the SnBM membership and the wider community.

The main outcomes for projects include:

  • Generate a sustainable local economic impact i.e. income generation
  • Provide opportunity for employment, training or skills development that will have a long term benefit to the community
  • Support social wellbeing within the community,
  • Support the sustainable development of land management practices from within the estate area
  • Enhance the cultural heritage of the South Uist Estate
  • Develop the natural heritage of the South Uist Estate
  • Develop the visitor experience of South Uist in a way that will deliver increased visitor numbers, average spend or community benefit

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Geographical areas funded: Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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When to apply

Applications will be accepted throughout the year with deadlines every two months. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 28 March 2023
  • 6 June 2023
  • 5 September 2023
  • 7 November 2023

Next deadline: 6 Jun 2023

How to apply

Guidance and application forms are on the Fund website. If you are thinking about applying to the SnBM Community Fund, it is advisable to contact the Funds Officer in the first instance to discuss your project plan and funding requirements.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Education & training Environment General charitable activities Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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