Vacancy: Scholarship Training Officer
We are currently looking for a Fixed Term Scholarship Training Officer to help us make a real difference to reducing poverty and trauma in Scotland. The closing date for applications is Sunday 16th July.
What we’ve learned from Social Bridging Finance
We are pleased to share the final evaluation report of Social Bridging Finance (SBF), a funding model which aimed to enhance the sustainability of public services, particularly those of a preventative nature.
New Committee Members Appointed
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Abigail Rotheroe to our Social Impact Investment Committee and Romane Thomas to our Investment Committee.
Over £2.3M awarded to organisations across Scotland in May
We are delighted to announce our funding recipients from May 2023. 67 organisations received just over £2.3M to support their work to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland.
Applying for a Large Grant: Emotional Wellbeing and Relationships
This is the first in a series of updates which aim to support those applying for a Large Grant through Our Funds. In each update, we’ll focus on a different funding theme, with this week’s looking at Emotional Wellbeing and Relationships.
£1.7M awarded to six projects under our Financial Security Programme Award
We are delighted to announce that six organisations have been awarded over £1.7M under our Financial Security Programme Awards. All of the projects are working to deliver big change that lasts on tackling poverty and trauma in Scotland.
Event: Improving the Impact from Attainment Gap Funding in Scotland
The Robertson Trust is hosting a conversation with key experts and stakeholders to discuss and explore some of the current challenges and opportunities around attainment funding in Scotland and to begin to identify how we can drive greater impact from attainment spending in Scotland. Book your spot here.
We’re calling on the UK government to Guarantee our Essentials
More than 90 charities unite behind a powerful call on party leaders to guarantee essentials for low-income households amid rising hardship.
The Robertson Trust signs a joint statement to the UK Government
The Robertson Trust has joined up with more than 100 organisations across Scotland calling for the UK Government to scrap its ‘Refugee Ban Bill’ and open safe routes to refugee protection for people fleeing war and persecution.
Meet with our Funding Team 1:1 in May
Do you want to have a chat about a potential application? As part of our ongoing support, The Robertson Trust has 1:1 sessions available for new applicants between 10am – 1pm with multiple appointments available on Wednesday 17th May 2023.
Over £1.8M awarded to organisations across Scotland in March
We are delighted to announce our funding recipients from March 2023. 52 organisations received just over £1.8M to support their work to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland.
An update on our Education Pathways theme
DonnaMarie Steel, our Programmes and Practice Officer, reflects on our work so far within our Education Pathways theme and provides an update on our upcoming work in this area to tackle poverty and trauma.
Over £1.8M awarded to organisations across Scotland in February
We are delighted to announce our funding recipients from February 2023. 51 organisations received just over £1.8M to support their work to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland.
Scottish Poverty and Inequality Leadership Hustings
The Poverty Alliance and The Robertson Trust have organised an online hustings, seeking the views of First Minister candidates Kate Forbes, Ash Regan, and Humza Yousaf as to how they will build a more just and equal Scotland.
Vacancy: Each and Every Child Practice & Participation Coordinator
The Each and Every Child initiative (EEC) has a new vacancy for a Practice & Participation Coordinator. The closing date for applications is Monday 27th March at 12pm.