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Funding Scotland

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.

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Charities awarded cash to fund new ways to tackle poverty

The Community Capacity and Resilience Fund has awarded over £140,000 to help charities in Scotland investigate

Funding boost for projects which aim to tackle poverty impact

A further £100,000 has been allocated as part of the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund

Welfare impact projects to continue

A group of 14 organisations from across Scotland have been awarded funding to continue their work to

SCVO Impact Report 2022/23

build their capacity. 684 new members 11 new supporters Meet our membership community Find out more about,Our SCVO information services team supported voluntary sector organisations to make informed decisions,By helping to create well run boards, we can help to create well run organisations.,were able to benefit from more accessible and flexible funding support, we continued the development,and up-to-date information on funding opportunities, helping more than 164,000 people with their funding

SCVO response to the Finance & Public Administration Committee: Scotland's public finances in 2023-24 - the impact of the cost of living and public service reform

Dramatic increases in energy prices are leading to a crisis in the cost of running an organisation and,To support a sustainable and resilient voluntary sector, organisations need the Scottish Government to,For example, the wasted capacity of navigating funding application and reporting processes annually.,to have limited capacity to source additional funding.,Fair procurement should provide the funding it costs to deliver a well-run service or programme and ensure

Funding to support charities reducing welfare impact to continue

SCVO, through the Community Capacity and Resilience Fund, has awarded £135,000 to 14 organisations to,The £1.9 million Community Capacity and Resilience Fund was announced by the Scottish Government in February,Irene Connelly, Programme Development Manager at SCVO, said: “The Community Capacity and Resilience Fund,“We are delighted to continue to support these 14 organisations to build on their success and deepen,Applications to the fund from new projects are open now, full information can be found here.

Community Capacity and Resilience Fund guidance notes

about the fund requirements Introduction In this 4th round of the Community Capacity and Resilience fund,Can an organisation submit more than one application?,We received Community Capacity & Resilience funding previously.,The Community Capacity & Resilience fund is not intended to fund repeat projects/activity.,However we recognise that organisations have previously received Community Capacity & Resilience funding

Twelve charities to benefit further from national fund

In January this year, 28 organisations were successful in applying to the Community Capacity and Resilience,when applying for more sustainable funding in future.”,Applications to the fund from new projects will open early September 2017 – further details will be made,available at . * Art,The additional funding will support more volunteers and interpretation services with the aim of doubling

Local funding survey

Recommendations Funding processes More must continue to be done to simplify all application and bidding,Supporting the unique third sector The Scottish Government, which is currently running a minority administration,with very limited staff capacity, the expectation that they would be able to complete onerous applications,to success.,None of these hurdles make running a third sector organisation, achieving organisational goals, supporting

Successful applications to the Community Capacity & Resilience Fund phase two

Successful applications to the Community Capacity & Resilience Fund phase two We're pleased to announce,The successful organisations will deliver services and projects between January and August 2017 and you,and information services to improve their own capacity.,This would further develop the capacity of the organisation to support those affected by welfare reform,With our support and the support they offer each other they will increase the capacity and resilience