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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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Aberdeenshire Council - Kincardine and Mearns Area Committee Budget


The Area Committee has a small budget which can be used to 'top up' other funding sources in cases where otherwise there would be inadequate funding to allow something to happen.

They will favour projects which respond to local needs and show clear evidence of community economic development and emerged from, or take cognisance of:

  • Community Action Plans
  • Settlement Plans
  • Town Centre First approach
  • The Local Community Plan: Strong Communities, Wellbeing and Connecting People
  • Local Place Plans
  • Community Empowerment Act, in support of the assembly of for example business plans or feasibility studies

Please note that this fund is for projects taking place with the Kincardine and Mearns area only. See the website for full criteria.

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeenshire

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information

Who can apply

The fund is open to Council Services and constituted groups who can prove that a funding package is being assembled and cannot be met from normal budgets.

When to apply

The fund will close on 28th February 2025.

Next deadline: 28 Feb 2025

How to apply

The application form and guidance can be downloaded from the Council website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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