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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 purpose of the trust is to support the regeneration and development of the Outer Hebrides through disbursement of Community Benefit secured from the local deployment of Renewable Energy installations.

The Board’s current main focus is to assist projects which will support the alleviation of fuel poverty and promote renewable energy schemes.

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Geographical areas funded: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant, Loan
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Annually awarded:
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Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

Groups in the Western Isles who have a constitution or formally recognised structure.

When to apply

In order for your application to be considered as soon as possible, submit your completed form by 4pm on the second last Thursday of the month. The Board meets on the last Thursday of any given month.

How to apply

Apply using the enquiry form on the Trust's website

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Environment Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities Energy

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Rural communities

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Western Isles Development Trust

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