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 better understanding of the environment and countryside, whilst facilitating improved access, education and research.

They also want to encourage schools’ interactions with the countryside and farming as a part of their STEM curriculum.

Past awards have been concentrated in the south east of England but they wish to the distribution to be more widespread and encourage applications from all parts of the UK.

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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


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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). See funder website for full details on the number of copies to send.Send applications to:8 Mill Lane,Saffron Walden,Essex,CB10 2AS

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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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