supporting, developing and representing community groups,
voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering
The Robertson Trust - Open Grants
The Trust has the following awards:
Small awards for revenue funding up to and including £10,000 per annum and capital funding from £500 to £20,000.
Main awards for revenue above £10,000 per annum and capital funding of more than £20,000 up to a maximum of £250,000. These may have continuation funding processes.
Major Capital awards - applies to awards of over £250,000. The Trust provides funding to third sector organisations to deliver positive outcomes for the individuals and communities that they work with through three funding strands:
Care and Wellbeing seeks to improve people's physical and mental health including:
ensuring the best quality of life for Scotland’s vulnerable adults, including those directly or indirectly affected by dementia;
improving the health and wellbeing of children & young people affected by mental and/or physical ill health; and
supporting adults with life limiting, long term health conditions or disability to overcome barriers and remain involved with their communities.
Realising Potential addresses social and educational inequalities in children and young people including:
enabling young people to realise their potential;
supporting “at risk” young people to make positive choices; and
broadening horizons and nurturing talents among Scotland’s young people.
Strengthening Communities looks for solutions which address local need including:
reducing health and social inequalities in Scotland’s communities;
supporting people and communities to find routes out of poverty;