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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.


Lush supports small, grassroots organisations around the world working in environment, animal protection and human rights. They look for organisations that take on issues that others don't, those that push the boundaries and challenge mainstream opinion.

They support non-violent direct action groups that play an important part in bringing about social change and prioritise projects that aim to create long-term change

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: UK Worldwide

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Who can apply

To apply, your group should have annual incomes of less than £350,000 and be run entirely or predominantly by volunteers.

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When to apply

Apply anytime. They review applications at the end of each calendar month and recommend that you apply for projects which start no less than three months after the submission of the application.

How to apply

Application form and guidance on the Lush website.

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Activites funded: Advice & information Animal welfare Campaigning Community development & regeneration Education & training Environment General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed Offenders & ex-offenders Older people Disabilities Local communities

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