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Volunteer Centre Edinburgh

Volunteer Centre Edinburgh (VCE) inspires and enables over 30,000 people a year to volunteer, and supports organisations in providing volunteer experiences. Facing relocation from rented offices, VCE wanted a permanent ‘shop front’ base to ...

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Govan Workspace

Govan Workspace supports local economic development and employment by providing managed workspaces and support services to small firms. A Unity loan of £545,000 helped them to repay outstanding loan facilities elsewhere, and to invest in the upgrade...

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Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

A £1.2m Unity loan allowed SCVO to part purchase Hayweight House in Edinburgh to act as a workplace hub for a number of charities. This new space allows the charities to work closely together, share resources and save money by pooling together on da...

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Trust Housing

Covering the whole of Scotland, Trust Housing provides accommodation for the elderly with varying levels of support. They focus on creating thriving communities for their residents, and providing stimulating and comfortable environments. The purpose ...

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Scottish Association for Mental Health

With a loan made through our SCVO loan scheme, mental health charity SAMH were able to purchase an Edinburgh property to give themselves a base from which to extend their work, partnerships and campaigns in east of Scotland. SAMH’s chief executi...

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Community Transport Glasgow

Community Transport Glasgow’s vision is to promote and support the delivery of high quality, reliable accessible transport to the communities of Glasgow. Part of a larger reinvestment package, the £25,000 loan from Unity helped in a number of ways...

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Castlehill Housing Association

Castlehill Housing Association seeks to provide good quality housing for those in greatest need. It used a loan of £1.3m from Unity to construct 18 new properties in Aberdeenshire, meeting the needs of the local community by providing additional hou...

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