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Vacancy: Finance Assistant

We are currently looking for a Finance Assistant to help us make a real difference to reducing poverty and trauma in Scotland. The closing date for applications is 6th August 2023.
TRT Staff July 2023

Standing with Refugees

Our Response to the Illegal Migration Bill becoming Law.
Jim McCormick July 2023

Guest Blog: Alyson Laird

Alyson Laird is the Campaigns Officer for The Poverty Alliance and has a key role in coordinating and delivering #ChallengePoverty Week. In this blog, Alyson talks about how you can get involved in Challenge Poverty Week 2023, which will take place between the 2nd and 8th of October.   
Alyson Laird July 2023

Over £2.4M awarded to organisations across Scotland in June

We are delighted to announce our funding recipients from June 2023. 73 organisations received just over £2.4M to support their work to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland.
TRT Staff July 2023

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.
TRT Staff June 2023

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.
TRT Staff June 2023

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.
TRT Staff June 2023

Big change that lasts: £2 million awarded to nine projects in Scotland

Nine projects with potential to lead to big change that lasts on poverty and trauma in Scotland will share just over £2 million as part of our latest Programme Awards.
TRT Staff May 2023

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.
TRT Staff May 2023

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.
Wendy Knowles May 2023

£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.
TRT Staff May 2023

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.
DonnaMarie Steel April 2023

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.
TRT Staff April 2023

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.
Jim McCormick April 2023

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.
TRT Staff April 2023