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£3.6m awarded at latest Giving Committee

Please note that The Robertson Trust has published its new Giving Strategy. This sets out the priorities we will have when awarding funds through our open grants programme. The existing application form and guidelines can still be used until July 31st. In line with our existing procedures, we will aim to assess and present all applications received by this date to our September Board meeting. In the event that we are unable to do so, your application may be held until our November meeting. In such cases a member of staff will contact you and provide any assistance required to realign your application with the new Giving Strategy. Find out all you need to know here.

At our December Giving Committee, 71 organisations across Scotland were awarded funding across our three funding strands; Care and Wellbeing, Strengthening Communities and Realising Potential. You can view a full list of these recipients below or download our printer-friendly PDF here.

Care and Wellbeing - £1,303,000 (25 awards)

Major VSA Capital costs of Abergeldie House Aberdeen City; Aberdeenshire £300,000
Main Grant Crisis Children's Counselling Service North Ayrshire; Renfrewshire £60,000
Main Grant Queen's House (Kelso) Development of specialist dementia residential care home (Murray House) - Uplift Scottish Borders £55,000
Main Grant Trellis Scotland Running costs of Trellis Scotland Scotland Wide £54,000
Main Grant Play Therapy Base Limited Salary costs of the Play Therapist Edinburgh City; Midlothian £54,000
Main Grant Impact Arts Projects The Young Gallery: Art Therapy Programme (North Ayrshire) North Ayrshire £52,500
Main Grant Scottish Spina Bifida Association The West of Scotland Family Support Services Glasgow City; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire £51,000
Main Grant Action on Hearing Loss the Hear to Help Service East Dunbartonshire; East Renfrewshire; Glasgow City; Inverclyde; Renfrewshire; West Dunbartonshire £49,500
Main Grant Special Needs Action Project the running costs Highland £49,500
Main Grant Partners in Advocacy Advocacy for Autism (Glasgow) Glasgow City £48,000
Main Grant TYKES core running costs Highland £48,000
Main Grant Perth Six Circle Project Perth Six Circle Project Perth and Kinross; Scotland Wide £45,000
Main Grant TCV Scotland (The Conservation Volunteers) Gartnavel Growing Spaces Project Glasgow City £45,000
Main Grant Whiteleys Retreat The salary costs of the General Manager South Ayrshire £45,000
Main Grant Dundee Autism Support Hub Salary costs for Project Worker Dundee City £45,000
Main Grant Royal Scottish National Orchestra RSNO Music for Life Scotland Wide £45,000
Main Grant Healthy Valleys Clydesdale Community Connectors project South Lanarkshire £45,000
Main Grant University of Stirling Dementia Education for Family Carers and Volunteers Scotland Wide £45,000
Main Grant Dunfermline Advocacy Initiative The Development Workers for the Citizen Advocacy in the Community Project Fife £43,500
Main Grant Mid Argyll Youth Development Services The salary costs of the Senior Support/Administration Worker Argyll and Bute £42,000
Main Grant National Theatre of Scotland The 'Fierce' Project East Ayrshire; Edinburgh City £20,000
Main Grant Capital Theatres Salary costs of the Learning and Participation Coordinator East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Midlothian; West Lothian £19,000
Main Grant Hollies Day Centre for Elderly Day Centre Activities East Lothian; Edinburgh City £16,000
Main Grant Golden Friendships Salary costs of the Golden Friendships Project Coordinator West Dunbartonshire £15,000
Main Grant Tagsa Uibhist The Dementia Worker (uplift) Western Isles £11,000

Strengthening Communities - £1,421,500 (29 awards)

Main Grant Craigend Resource Centre The Craigend Resource Centre Redevelopment Inverclyde £180,000
Main Grant Trinity Methodist Church, Shettleston Capital costs of Hub @ Trinity Church and salary costs of the Project Coordinator Glasgow City £116,500
Main Grant Include Us The capital and running costs of the Catherine Street Inclusive Play Park and Community Garden Dumfries and Galloway £90,000
Main Grant Kilmarnock Station Railway Heritage Trust Kilmarnock Station Community Kitchen capital build East Ayrshire £75,000
Main Grant Glasgow East Women's Aid The Family Financial Support Service Glasgow City £60,000
Main Grant Friockheim Community Hub Ltd the staff costs Angus £58,000
Main Grant Monklands Women's Aid The running costs of Monklands Women's Aid North Lanarkshire £57,000
Main Grant Tayport Community Trust Active Tayport Fife £55,500
Main Grant Midlothian Foodbank (SCIO) The running costs of Midlothian Foodbank Midlothian £54,000
Main Grant Sistema Scotland Towards the salary costs of the Musicians and Support Workers for Big Noise Govanhill Glasgow City £52,500
Main Grant Stepping Stones for Families Carrick Money Advice and Family Support Service South Ayrshire £51,000
Main Grant Motherwell & District Women's Aid Running costs of Motherwell & District Women's Aid North Lanarkshire £51,000
Main Grant Dr. Bell's Family Centre Running costs of Dr Bell's Family Centre Edinburgh City £46,500
Main Grant Positive Steps Salary cost of the Specialist Registered Mental Health Nurse Dundee City £45,000
Main Grant North West Women's Centre The running costs of the Women's Centre Glasgow City £45,000
Main Grant East Pollokshields Mobile Creche The staff costs of East Pollokshields Mobile Creche Glasgow City £42,000
Main Grant Kincardine & Mearns Citizen Advice Bureau Salary costs of the Casework Officer Aberdeenshire £41,000
Main Grant Caithness Citizens Advice Bureau Volunteer training and support programme Highland £39,000
Main Grant Baltic Street Adventure Playground SCIO The salary costs of the Play Worker/Project Coordinator Glasgow City £36,000
Main Grant Citizens Advice Bureau Aberdeen The Money Advice Team Aberdeen City £36,000
Main Grant Border Womens Aid Support Worker salary costs and travel expenses Scottish Borders £36,000
Main Grant Abundant Borders The salary costs of the Chief Operating Officer Scottish Borders £36,000
Main Grant Scotland's Learning Partnership The 3 R's Project Edinburgh City; Fife; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; West Lothian £34,000
Main Grant Glasgow City Mission The running costs of Urban Café Glasgow City £15,500
Main Grant Highland Third Sector Interface Ltd. The Custody Initiative Link Worker's salary Highland £15,500
Main Grant Saje Scotland The direct staff costs of Saje Scotland Fife £15,000
Main Grant Thriving Survivors Discovering Me Programme Glasgow City £13,000
Main Grant Bridgend Farmhouse The salary costs of the Skills Development Coordinator Edinburgh City £13,000
Main Grant Lanarkshire Recovery Consortium The Development Officer's salary Glasgow City; North Lanarkshire; South Lanarkshire £12,500

Realising Potential - £910,000 (17 awards)

Main Grant Glasgow Science Centre Charitable Trust Glasgow Science Centre Redevelopment and the costs of the Connect Community Engagement Programme East Dunbartonshire; East Renfrewshire; Glasgow City; Inverclyde; North Ayrshire; North Lanarkshire; Renfrewshire; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; West Dunbartonshire £235,000
Main Grant Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service Running costs of the PKAVS Young Carers Service Perth and Kinross £60,000
Main Grant Cyrenians Key to Potential Edinburgh City £60,000
Main Grant Mentor UK Girls Allowed East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Midlothian; West Lothian £60,000
Main Grant Changing Faces Scotland The Youth Engagement Officer salary costs Scotland Wide £51,000
Main Grant Fyrish Gymnastics Club the Fyrish Youth Work Programme Highland £48,500
Main Grant TEAM UNITED SPORTS The salary costs of the Sports Development Officer East Lothian; Edinburgh City; Midlothian; West Lothian £48,000
Main Grant HopScotch Children's Charity Running Costs of Hopscotch Children's Charity Aberdeen City; Edinburgh City; Falkirk; Glasgow City; Highland; North Lanarkshire; Renfrewshire; Stirling; West Dunbartonshire; West Lothian £46,500
Main Grant Voluntary Action Shetland The salary costs of the OPEN Project Coordinator Shetland Islands £45,000
Main Grant Dunblane Youth and Sports Centre Trust Running costs of the Youth Work Service Stirling £45,000
Main Grant Workingrite Salary Costs of the Project Coordinator (New Pioneers) Edinburgh City £45,000
Main Grant Volunteer Tutors Organisation Running costs Glasgow City; West Dunbartonshire £45,000
Main Grant PUSH (Perth & Kinross) iWork Employability Programme - Running Costs Perth and Kinross £39,000
Main Grant WHALE Arts Agency WHALE Arts Creative and Digital Programme for children and young people Edinburgh City £37,500
Main Grant Vics in the Community Salary costs of the Community Development Officer South Ayrshire £15,000
Main Grant About Youth Running costs of About Youth Edinburgh City £15,000
Main Grant Works+ Operations Manager's salary Scottish Borders £14,500