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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 ArtRoots fund is a community fund for artistic and aesthetic improvements to the National Cycle Network in Scotland. The fund enables and empowers communities to make improvements to the National Cycle Network for the benefit of place quality, enjoyment and active travel.

It aims to support local enterprise and culture, whilst also showcasing talent, intergenerational co-operation, expression, and creating a platform for youngsters to be heard through their arts. The ArtRoots fund also encourages communities to participate in shaping their local environment and increase their levels of physical activity.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

This fund is for constituted community groups based in Scotland. They will also consider applications from non-constituted groups.


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When to apply

Funding rounds typically run every two months. Community groups are encouraged to submit an expression of interest at any point in the year.

How to apply

Fill in the online expression of interest form via the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Arts & culture Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: General public

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