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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.


Supports projects which meet their planet and people strategy for tomorrow’s generation:

  • People: helping people overcome barriers and gain access to opportunities aligned to education, employment and financial wellness.
  • Planet: protecting nature and addressing climate change.

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Geographical areas funded: Edinburgh Aberdeen

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

To apply for funding from the abrdn Charitable Foundation you must meet the below terms and conditions:

  • You must be a registered charity with a valid charity number.
  • You must have a bank account in your charity’s name.
  • The charity must be inclusive and must not discriminate. It must not be in relation to the practice of religion or affiliated with any political party or organisation.
  • Your charity must have operations in their key locations in the UK or within 5 miles of one of their regional offices.

When to apply

Applications are reviewed quarterly.

How to apply

Complete the expression of interest form on the Foundation's website.

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

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities Young people

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