About us

The Robertson Trust is the largest independent grant-making trust in Scotland. Our vision is for a fair and compassionate Scotland where everyone is valued and able to flourish.

What we do

We fund and support organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma in Scotland. We also inform and influence the sector, stakeholders and decision-makers, sharing our knowledge, solutions and networks.

About poverty and trauma

Poverty and trauma (especially in childhood) can affect people’s wellbeing and life chances significantly. Find out more about the wider context in Scotland.

Our story

Founded 60 years ago by the Robertson sisters, we continue to build on their vision and legacy. Discover more about our story.

Our people

Our people are our greatest asset. The experience, enthusiasm and commitment of our staff and Trustees are at the heart of The Robertson Trust.


Governance structure at The Robertson Trust.

Our strategy

Our new strategy for 2020-2030 sharpens our focus on helping to improve the lives of people and communities with experience of poverty, trauma or both.

Facilities hire

Find out about hiring conferencing facilities, meeting venues and office space at Robertson House in Glasgow and The Barracks in Stirling.

Contact Us

Find out how to contact The Robertson Trust.

Job vacancies

The latest job vacancies and other opportunities at The Robertson Trust.

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Equity, Diversity, Participation and Rights

We believe that building our know-how and making progress towards equity, diversity, participation and rights (EDPR) are critical for delivering our mission. Find out more about how we are embedding EDPR across our work.