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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 Listed Places of Worship (LPW) Grant Scheme gives grants that cover the VAT incurred in making repairs to listed buildings in use as places of worship.

The scheme covers repairs to the fabric of the building, along with associated professional fees, plus repairs to turret clocks, pews, bells and pipe organs. All faiths and areas of the UK are equally able to make use of scheme.

The Scheme is run by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and managed by East Midland Business Ltd.

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Geographical areas funded: UK

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Applications can be made at any time.

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Activites funded: Heritage & building preservation Religious activities

Beneficiaries funded: Religious & Belief Groups

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The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme

  • The Listed Places of Worship Grant Scheme East Midlands Business Ltd 5 Merus Court Meridian Business Park, Leicester, LE19 1RJ

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