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Preparing for the launch of our new strategy

Our new strategy will launch later this month.
Shonaig Macpherson September 2020

New CEO appointed

We are delighted to announce Jim McCormick's appointment as new Chief Executive Officer of The Robertson Trust.
Press Office August 2020

Three new Trustees announced

Campbell Robb, Dr Ligia Teixeira and Donald Workman have joined The Robertson Trust's Board of Trustees.
Press Office August 2020

Mentoring update from a Robertson Scholar

This Q&A with Robertson Scholar Katie Gibson gives a glimpse of her relationship with her mentor on our Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) Career Pathway.
Katie Gibson August 2020

Capacity building with the Social Enterprise Academy

Find out more about SEA's blended learning programme, which offers opportunities for self-directed learning, facilitator-led learning and group coaching.
TRT Staff July 2020

A coronavirus message from our chair

In this personal blog, our chair, Shonaig Macpherson, talks about the Trust's response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Shonaig Macpherson May 2020

Implications of Covid-19 for youth work

Mark McGeachie, Head of Partnerships and Sustainability at Youth Scotland, writes a guest blog on the implications of the pandemic for youth work.
Mark McGeachie May 2020

Bringing your work to life with a great case study

Nothing brings work to life like a great case study. Funding Manager Karin Earl takes a look at a recent real-life example from one of our funded organisation and breaks down what made it stand out to our Giving Team.
Karin Earl January 2020

Systems change: Exploring the new world

People today face complex problems that require bold and creative solutions at a systems level. But what does system change look like, and what role can funders play in supporting it?
Linda Macdonald December 2019

Hosting a Robertson Scholar

Mike Buchan, Office Manager at real estate firm JLL in Glasgow, talks about his experience of hosting Robertson Scholars for their summer internships. Two former interns reflect on their experiences helped to shape their future careers.
Gemma Manclark December 2019

Hard Edges Scotland: a first-hand account of lived experience

As part of our #HardEdgesScotland blog series, this guest blog has been written by someone with lived experience of severe and multiple disadvantage.
Guest Author July 2019

New conversations about severe and multiple disadvantage

Following the launch of Hard Edges Scotland, Lankelly Chase Director, Cathy Stancer, has written a guest blog looking at the options for taking the conversation forward.
Cathy Stancer July 2019

Hard Edges Scotland launches today

Important new research commissioned by Lankelly Chase and The Robertson Trust and authored by Heriot-Watt University looks at the complexity of the lives of people facing multiple disadvantage in Scotland.
TRT Staff June 2019