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Applying for a Wee Grant: Chat with the team

Wee Grants has now been running for 3 months. In this blog, we will look at some top tips for applying and share details of how you can chat about a potential application with our team.
Hayley Hutchison February 2021

Over £2.1 million awarded to organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
February 2021

New report: The Poverty-related Attainment Gap - Evidence Review

New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, has examined the evidence on the links between poverty, education and work pathways for young people in Scotland and across the UK. It found evidence that the poverty-attainment gap – already identified by the Scottish Government as a key priority – shows signs of increasing and risks being further compounded by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
TRT Staff February 2021

Voices: Venture Trust

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations who are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Venture Trust, a personal development charity supporting people aged 16 years and over who are struggling with complex circumstances to overcome these barriers and realise their potential.
Amelia Morgan February 2021

Vacancy: Scholarship Liaison Officer

The Robertson Trust is now recruiting a Scholar Liaison Officer to assist in the delivery of our Journey to Success Scholarship Programme.
TRT Staff January 2021

Latest funding awards across Scotland announced

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in 2020.
January 2021

Response to press reports

Our statement is now available.
December 2020

Internship reflections: Stephanie Martin

Earlier this week, we put out a call to organisations interested in hosting a Robertson Scholar for our 2021 Summer Internship Scheme. In this blog, Stephanie Martin tells us about her experience with the National Library of Scotland in summer 2020.
Stephanie Martin December 2020

November funding awards announced

We are delighted to announce the latest recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in September.
December 2020

Hosts sought for 2021 Summer Internship Scheme

We are once again keen to hear from organisations who may be interested in hosting a Robertson Scholar for our Summer Internship Scheme next year.
Gemma Manclark December 2020

Making a difference - Airdrie Foodbank

We offer funding to charitable organisations that support people and communities in Scotland who are living with poverty or trauma – this is our overarching focus. Following our first funding announcement of our 2020-30 strategy, we spoke with one of the recipients, Airdrie Foodbank, to find out more about its work and the impact it is working towards.
Interview by Hayley Hutchison December 2020

New times announced - meet with our funding team

Our next Giving Time session will be hosted on the 9th December. Sessions will take place on Zoom with half hour slots available throughout the day.
TRT Staff December 2020

Meet with our funding team

Our next Giving Time session will be hosted on the 9th December. Sessions will take place on Zoom with half hour slots available throughout the day.
TRT Staff November 2020

Latest funding awards announced

We are delighted to announce the first recipients of funding since the launch of our new strategy in September.
November 2020

Conversation - A risk you have to take?

Ishbel Smith reflects on what we learned during our recent Challenge Poverty Week event, We Need To Talk.
Ishbel Smith November 2020