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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 Gordon & Ena Baxter Foundation


The Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation supports a huge variety of projects. Generally, applicants should demonstrate a sound management plan, and a clear benefit to communities in Moray and the Highlands and Islands.

They will fund projects that cover one or more of the following: Education and Training, Health, Care, Sport, Arts and Heritage, and Conservation and Environment.

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Geographical areas funded: Aberdeenshire Highland Moray Na h-Eileanan Siar Orkney Shetland

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Who can apply

Constituted organisations. The Gordon and Ena Baxter Foundation has traditionally supported community projects based in the Moray area. However, the geographical area for potential funding has now been extended to cover communities in the North East of Scotland and the Highlands & Islands.


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When to apply

The Foundation holds 5 funding rounds a year. The next deadline is 31 December 2021.

Next deadline: 31st Dec 2021

How to apply

A pre-application form is available on the funder website. The Foundation encourages applicants to call the Foundation Manager for an initial chat.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Education & training Environment Health care & wellbeing Sport & physical activity Research

Beneficiaries funded: General public Ill-health Local communities

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