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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.

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BCCF Environmental - Scottish Landfill Communities Fund


Scottish Landfill Communities Funds are derived from tax credit on the amount of waste sent to landfill each year. The money claimed requires to be passed to an approved body to benefit community or environmental projects. BCCF Environmental is the approved body for Scottish Borders, registered to the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) who regulates the fund on behalf of Revenue Scotland.

The fund can offer grants for projects which:

  • develop areas of land to assist economic, social or environmental use
  • promote community based recycling, re-use or waste prevention
  • provide, maintain or improve public parks or other public amenity
  • conserve or promote biological diversity such as natural habitats, recovery of species
  • maintain, repair or restore buildings, sites or structures of archaeological interest
  • provide financial, administration or other similar services for projects which are enrolled with an approved body

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland Scottish Borders

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

To be able to apply your group should be fully constituted and non profit-making with a minimum of 3 members and have a bank or building society account in the group's name.

When to apply

At any time

How to apply

For more information on how to apply contact BCCF Environmental who will assist you with an application.  

Contact information

Activites funded: Community facilities Environment Heritage & building preservation Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public Local communities

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