Charities, volunteering and honours
Includes donations, veterans badges and setting up a charity.
Apply for a coat of arms
Information on how to apply for Scottish coat of Arms, and who's eligible for one.
Apply for a public appointment
Join a public body and help shape the way it works.
Apply for a Royal Anniversary Message
Get a special message from the King on your 60th, 65th or 70th or higher anniversary.
Apply for a veterans badge
Apply for a veterans badge or a medal for your lapel.
Offer support for refugees
Donate your money, time or skills to help refugees.
Raise a concern about a charity
Information on how to tell the Scottish Charity Regulator if you're concerned about the way a charity is being run.
Running a charity or community group
How to set up a charity or social enterprise, charity regulator appeals and support for community groups.
Search for a registered Scottish charity
Search the Scottish Charity Register to find information on Scotland's charities.
Search for Coats of Arms in Scotland
The Public Register of All Arms and Bearings records every Coat of Arms in Scotland since 1672.
Volunteer to be a custody visitor
Apply to help visit police stations to make sure people held in custody are treated properly.
Volunteer to check standards in prison
Apply to His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Prisons in Scotland (HMIPS) to volunteer to be an independent prison monitor.
Volunteer for the Children's Panel
Children's Panel members make decisions about how to help vulnerable children and young people.
Volunteer to help with sport in Scotland
Information on how to help out a sports club or organisation.
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