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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.

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund - Research Programme


This grant is available towards the initiation of research into learning disabilities (intellectual disabilities), including autism so that it can progress to the point at which there is sufficient data to support an application to one of the major funding bodies.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Established research workers.


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When to apply

If you wish to submit an initial one-page summary, the deadline for submission is 1 December or 1 May. All full applications should therefore be submitted no later than 1 February or 1 July for consideration at the next relevant meeting.

Next deadline: 1st May 2021

How to apply

The application form and guidance are available from the website.

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Activites funded: Research

Beneficiaries funded: Learning disabilities

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Last reviewed 4 months ago

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The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund