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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 Trust distributes the community fund generated by the Ben Akitil Wind Farm. Funding is available to local non-profit making groups that operate in the Dunvegan area, or benefit the residents of the Dunvegan (which also includes the surrounding townships of Harlosh, Feorlig, Vatten, Roag, Herebost, Horneval, Orbost, Greep, Claigan and Uiginish).

Individuals organising events or projects to the benefit of the community are also eligible to apply.

Applications are assessed on the following criteria:

  • Community Impact
  • Social Impact
  • Cultural Impact
  • Relief of Poverty and Isolation
  • Disadvantage
  • Environmental Impact
  • Recreational

Premium information is available exclusively to SCVO members and supporters

Geographical areas funded: Highland

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Who can apply

Projects must be located within the Dunvegan area (as defined by Dunvegan Community Trust Constitution) or benefit the residents of the Dunvegan Area and be:

  • Constituted or Non-constituted Community Groups
  • Voluntary Organisations
  • Social Enterprises
  • Private Individuals for Courses for advancing Education or Employment opportunities

The small project fund is open to individuals organising events or projects to the benefit of the community.

When to apply

Applications can be made at any time and are reviewed at the end of every quarter.

How to apply

Application forms and guidance are available from the Trust's website. There are separate applications for grants under or over £1,000.

Contact information


Premium information

Activites funded: Housing & shelter Arts & culture Community development & regeneration Education & training Health care & wellbeing Health education & promotion Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Older people Ill-health Disabilities Local communities Young people

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Dunvegan Community Trust SCIO

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