Over £1.6M awarded in February 2022
We are delighted to announce our funding recipients for February 2022 – 32 charitable organisations across Scotland received just over £1.6 million between them to support work alleviating poverty and trauma across Scotland.
Trust partners with Corra Foundation to tackle spiralling living costs
The Robertson Trust is delighted to provide long-standing partner Corra Foundation with a £250,000 award to help address immediate need in the face of Scotland’s cost of living crisis.
Marking 60 years with a new film and story
The Robertson Trust was founded 60 years ago by the three remarkable Robertson sisters. To mark our anniversary and to recognise our shared achievements, we’ve just released a brand new film and booklet that tell our story.
We're excited to be recruiting for an Administrator on our Each and Every Child programme. Interested or think you could fit the bill? Read on for more information and how to apply.
Journey to Success opens applications for 30th year
We are excited to announce that applications are now open for new Robertson scholars on the 2022-23 Journey to Success self-development programme.
Hosts sought for 2022 Summer Internship Scheme
We are once again keen to hear from organisations who may be interested in hosting a Robertson Scholar for our Summer Internship Scheme this year.
Over £1.2M awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland
We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 32 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £1.2M.
Over £1M awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland
We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 32 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £1M.
Podcast - Reflections on the mentoring/tutoring evidence review
Our Widening Access Coordinator, DonnaMarie Steel, and Laura Robertson (Poverty Alliance) discuss the findings from our recent evidence review which looked at the mentoring/tutoring landscape in Scotland.
Over £900K awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland
We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 31 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £900K.
Now is the time to invest in supporting young people
Our Widening Access Coordinator, DonnaMarie Steel, reflects on the findings of recent work around mentoring and tutoring provision in Scotland.
Trust appoints first Head of Programmes and Practice
We are pleased to announce Russell Gunson’s appointment as Head of Programmes and Practice.
Head of Insight and Impact appointed
We are pleased to announce Zoë Ferguson’s appointment as the new Head of Insight and Impact of The Robertson Trust.
New report: Reducing the Poverty Related Attainment Gap - Evidence Review of Mentoring and Tutoring
New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, examines evidence on the effectiveness of mentoring and tutoring for children and young people living in poverty and provides an overview of the current policy and practice landscape in Scotland.
Voices: Govan HELP
In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations that are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Govan HELP, a charity that exists to build the resilience, confidence, and self-worth of children and their families through the provision of a range of early intervention services.