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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.

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Scottish Education And Action For Development - SEAD Fund


SEAD provides small grants for individuals or groups for positive action, and campaigning. They fund proposals where the grant will have the most impact, for example, helping a new campaign to get started, or funding a specific concrete action for a local community.

They are particularly interested in applications that focus campaign activity on the following areas: women’s rights, young people and their global rights, climate justice, inequality, poverty and health justice.

Geographical areas funded: Scotland UK Worldwide

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Who can apply

Individuals or groups


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Apply at any time

How to apply

Application form available on the website.

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Activites funded: Campaigning Environment Justice, equality & law

Beneficiaries funded: People in poverty Ill-health Women & girls Young people

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