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 Essentia Foundation is looking to provide financial support to charities and community groups that will help achieve the following objectives:

  • Improved health and social welfare of children and young people up to the age of 25 years old.
  • Increased opportunities for training, enhancing learning, upskilling, and developing career opportunities, and supporting young people up to the age of 25 years old to move towards employment

The fund is administered by Foundation Scotland on behalf of the Trustees.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Registered charities, constituted voluntary and community organisations, community companies, and community interest companies if they meet the Fund's minimum governance standards.

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When to apply

The next deadline is 28 June 2021 (for a decision 10 August 2021).

Next deadline: 28th Jun 2021

How to apply

Further information on criteria is available on the funder website. Applications should be submitted via Foundation Scotland.

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Activites funded: Education & training Employability services Health care & wellbeing Social care & welfare

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Ill-health Disabilities Learning disabilities Young people

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