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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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The Robertson Trust - Work Pathways Programme Award


For this open call, the priority area is: Improving job quality to tackle in-work poverty in Scotland. The aim of the fund is to develop new and improved pathways out of poverty, to increase earnings for low-income households and reduce levels of poverty and in-work poverty over the short-term, preventing and reducing poverty and trauma over the long-term.

Programme awards are for work that has the highest potential for delivering big change that lasts on poverty and trauma in Scotland. For this open call this includes work such as:

  • Feasibility and development projects
  • Test and demonstration projects
  • Research projects with a clear and strong link to delivering change
  • Campaigning, mobilising, policy and influencing projects

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Geographical areas funded: Scotland

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Who can apply

Available to charities, Asset Locked Community Interest (must be able to demonstrate a satisfactory asset lock demonstrating how they do not distribute assets or profits to individuals or third parties), Housing Associations and Credit Unions whether alone or in partnership (including with other types of organisations).

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When to apply

Currently closed to Stage 1 applications.

How to apply

Applications will be through a two-stage process with an initial Stage 1 short application followed by a full application for those who progress to Stage 2.

Applications can be made on the Robertson Trust website.

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