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 fund supports projects and initiatives that support the rural regeneration and sustainability of communities within the Ewe Hill Windfarm area and enhance the lives of those living and working in the area.

Applications are welcomed that fall into the following categories:

  • educational projects
  • projects which enhance citizenship and community development and sustainability
  • projects promoting and advancing the arts, heritage, culture or science
  • provision of community facilities
  • provision of recreational facilities, including public participation in sport;
  • projects protecting or improving the environment.

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Geographical areas funded: Dumfries & Galloway

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

Applications must be from constituted groups (not individuals) and operate on a not-for-profit basis.

The Ewe Hill 16 Fund is open to applications from a wide area including Eskdalemuir, Lockerbie, Canonbie and Gretna.

The Ewe Hill 6 Fund is open to projects that will benefit the communities of Corrie, Hutton and Boreland, Langholm, Ewes and Westerkirk, Middlebie and Waterbeck and Tundergarth and surrounding areas.


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When to apply

Deadlines for applications to the Ewe Hill 16 Fund are:

  • 31st January (for applications to be decided at the March Board meeting. Projects should not start before 1st April.)
  • 31st July (for applications to be decided at the September meeting. Projects should not start before 1st October.)

Next deadline: 31st Jan 2022

How to apply

For Ewe Hill 16, application form and guidance is available via the website. For applications to Ewe Hill 6, contact the relevant Community Group - contact details available via the funder website.

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Activites funded: Arts & culture Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Community safety Transport Education & training Environment Sport & physical activity Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Local communities

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