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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.


Friends Provident Foundation’s grant giving programme aims to fund organisations and activities that support their vision of a fair and sustainable economy. Their funding is focussed on three main areas:

  1. Supporting a strong and diverse movement for new economic thinking and acting in the UK.
  2. Supporting ‘outsider voices’ in pushing for a fair transition to a 4D economy.
  3. Transforming financial systems.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Grant, Loan
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue, Core costs
Applicant success rate:
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Fund award sizes

Notes on award amounts:
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Who can apply

You don’t have to be a charity to apply, but your proposed activity must be charitable in its nature.

When to apply

The Friends Provident Foundation grants programme is currently closed. A new programme will be launching in early Autumn 2024.

How to apply

They operate two stage application process. Stage 1 applications can be submitted using the online form on the Foundation website. If your application is invited to stage 2 you will be given information about how and when to submit your full application at that point.

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Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration General charitable activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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