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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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Paul Hamlyn Foundation - Arts Access and Participation


The fund is to support organisations to test, implement and develop ambitious plans to widen access to and deepen participation in the arts as well as addressing inequalities of opportunity. The fund aims to help organisations to build stronger evidence about what works so that they can improve practice and achieve greater impact.

Geographical areas funded: UK

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

Applications from not-for-profit organisations, of any size, working anywhere in the UK.


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When to apply

At any time. Decision making panels meet approximately 5 times a year.

How to apply

The application form and guidance can be found on the website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Education & training Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged

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Last reviewed about 2 months ago

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