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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 NFU Mutual Charitable Trust promotes and supports charities in the United Kingdom working in agriculture, rural development and insurance.

The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas and will focus on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

The Trustees generally provide support to organisations with charitable purposes (although they don't need to be registered charities) that have strong farming and insurance backgrounds.

When to apply

The Trustees meet twice a year to consider applications received. These meetings are currently held in June and November with deadlines in May and October. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 4 October 2024 (for November meeting)

Next deadline: 4 Oct 2024

How to apply

Application form available on the Trust's website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Education & training Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Rural communities Young people

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