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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.


FareShare saves good food destined for waste and sends it to charities and community groups who transform it into nutritious meals for vulnerable people. The food they redistribute is fresh, quality and in date surplus from the food industry and the charities they work with can be found across the UK.

There are two ways you can get food from FareShare:

  • Become a FareShare member to receive regular orders of good food from one of twenty Regional Centres
  • FareShare Go matches charities and community groups with local stores who have surplus food available for collection at the end of the day and is available across the UK.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Other resources
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Who can apply

UK charities and community groups that are organisations involved in distributing food that would otherwise go to waste. examples are: homeless hostels, community centres, children’s breakfast clubs, older people’s lunch clubs. Whatever the focus of your service, as long as you use food to make a difference in your community you can sign up.

When to apply

At any time

How to apply

Register your interest on the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged Homeless or badly housed People in poverty

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