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

They will fund projects from charities that cover one or more of the following: Education, 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

Registered charities or constituted charitable organisations in Aberdeenshire, Moray or the Highlands and Islands.

When to apply

Upcoming deadlines are (subject to change):

  • 30 September 2022
  • 30 December 2022

Next deadline: 30 Sep 2022

How to apply

A pre-application form is available on the Foundation's website. They encourage 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

Beneficiaries funded: General public Ill-health Local communities

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