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Scottish Veterans Fund

Established in 2008, the Scottish Veterans Fund (SVF) has allocated over £1.4 million of funding to more than 150 projects.

The fund is aimed at supporting those projects that will help armed forces veterans to overcome any disadvantage experienced as a result of service through the provision of advice and support in areas ranging from employability and housing support to befriending and wellbeing, as well as those projects supporting veterans and their families to achieve a successful transition to civilian life.

The Scottish Government has committed to supporting the fund for a further three years to 2022-2023 and are partnering with Standard Life Aberdeen for the fund. 

Standard Life Aberdeen’s contribution of £80,000, alongside Scottish Government funding of £120,000, means that a combined amount of £200,000 is available to veterans organisations in 2020-2021.

The Scottish Veterans Fund is administered by Veterans Scotland.

The fund is now closed to applications for 2020 -2021.

Contact details are as follows for further information on the Scottish Veterans Fund scheme:

Email: office@veteransscotland.org.uk

Telephone: 0131 550 1569

Veterans Scotland
New Haig House
Logie Green Road
EH7 4HR 

Email: michael.sim@gov.scot 

Michael Sim
Defence Policy Unit
St Andrews House