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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.


Chance to Study is funded through the Scottish Children’s Lottery. It supports projects working in the area of educational achievement through school years. Projects or activities they will support will work with the most vulnerable families with school aged children at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty.

Examples of projects or activities includes: provision of after school care/holiday cover ensuring time and resource for additional educational support; provision of specific IT/educational equipment for socially deprived children or children suffering from any form of physical or mental disability; one to one mentoring of children struggling within school because of family circumstances; provision of breakfast clubs providing nutritional and educational support.

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Charities registered in Scotland


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When to apply

Due to a large current demand for funding, they have temporarily closed the application process.

How to apply

Online application form available on the website.

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Activites funded: Befriending & mentoring Education & training Health care & wellbeing Recreation & social activities

Beneficiaries funded: Children Economically/socially disadvantaged People in poverty Disabilities Young people

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