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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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British Science Association - Kick Start Grants


The British Science Association, with funding from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy, is providing grants for schools in challenging circumstances to organise their own science and engineering events.

The Kick Start grant is available for schools to run an activity during British Science Week. The Kick Start More grant is for schools to host a science event or activity which involves your students and the local community. The community can comprise of families/carers, members of local community groups, local businesses and local press.

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information

Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

You must be a state funded school in England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland. To be eligible, schools must either: have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils eligible for the pupil premium or equivalent: Have a high proportion (over 30%) of pupils from ethnic minority backgrounds; and/or be a small school based in a remote and rural location.

When to apply

Currently closed. 2021 applications closed on Monday 9 November 2020.

How to apply

Application details and guidance on the website

Contact information

Activites funded: Education & training Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: Black & Ethnic Minorities People in poverty Rural communities

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Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Other funds from this funder

British Association For The Advancment Of Science

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