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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 NAVT fund is a grant programme developed to enable voluntary, community and social enterprises in North Ayrshire to grow in size, improve long term sustainability, or increase their impact.

Projects should meet the Trust’s objectives to:

  • relieve poverty among the residents in North Ayrshire Council
  • advance education among the residents of the operating area particularly among the unemployed
  • promote training in skills of all kinds, particularly such skills as will assist residents of the operating area in obtaining paid employment
  • advancement of citizenship or community development

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Geographical areas funded: North Ayrshire

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Type of cost:
Capital, Revenue

Fund award sizes

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Who can apply

The NAVT scheme is open to charities, voluntary organisations, social enterprises, community-based organisations, volunteering bodies, co-operatives, housing associations and credit unions, whose annual income is £300,000 or less.

Maximum annual income:

When to apply

There are four funding rounds each year. Upcoming deadlines are:

  • 11 July 2024 (for decisions 16 September 2024)
  • 12 September 2024 (for decisions 14 November 2024)

Next deadline: 11 Jul 2024

How to apply

Please email or call 01294 324506 for a copy of the application form. Completed and signed applications should be emailed or posted to arrive before the appropriate submission date.

Contact information

Activites funded: Citizenship & community involvement Community development & regeneration Community facilities Education & training Employability services

Beneficiaries funded: Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Local communities

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