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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 foundation supports homelessness, health and wellbeing, employability, education, environment and sustainability. It particularly helps with initiatives that develop and improve local communities by:

  • tackling a specific community issue
  • helping voluntary and community groups become more effective and efficient
  • encouraging the involvement in the community of those too often excluded
  • enabling young people to develop skills for the benefit of the community.

Geographical areas funded: UK

Fund type

Type of funding:
Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

Premium information
Annually awarded:
Premium information

Notes on award amounts: Premium information

Who can apply

Registered charities only can apply.

When to apply

Applications will be accepted at any time and will be presented at the next committee meeting which meet in March, September and November.

  • March meeting: applications received 1 October - 31 January
  • September meeting: applications received 1 February - 31 July
  • November meeting : applications received 1 August - 31 September

How to apply

Application forms and guidance available on the funder website.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Education & training Employability services Health care & wellbeing

Beneficiaries funded: Homeless or badly housed Local communities Young people

Report inaccuracy

Last reviewed about 2 months ago

Other funds from this funder

The DWF Charitable Foundation