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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 Trust supports a broad range of UK-based projects and activities of benefit to the General Public, with an emphasis on promoting a better understanding of the countryside.

Their aims are:

  • The health, welfare and education of the general public
  • The study and appreciation of agriculture, silviculture, ecology and land management
  • The study and appreciation of land and estate management that encourages conservation of the countryside.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Capital, Revenue

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Who can apply

They prefer to pay grants to UK registered charities or Community Interest Companies. But individual applicants may be considered if the outcome benefits are clearly defined

When to apply

The Trustee’s meet once per quarter to review applications and allocate funding. Proposals not received in time for a meeting will be rolled over for consideration at the next one.

How to apply

Submit a letter of application to the Trust, no longer than two pages (single sided). They ask you to send three copies of your proposal with a stamped self-addressed envelope, along with a complete contact form and four copies with your proposals. Applications should be sent to:8 Mill Lane,Saffron Walden,Essex,CB10 2ASSee the Trust website for full details.

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Activites funded: Education & training Environment Research Science & technology

Beneficiaries funded: Children General public Local communities Young people

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The Nineveh Charitable Trust

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  • Park Farm, Frittenden Road, Biddenden, Ashford, Kent, TN27 8LG

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