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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

Social Bridging Finance: A public sector perspective

Following last month's interim evaluation findings, we speak with three public sector partners about their experiences of the Social Bridging Finance funding model so far.
November 2020

'Brave, Progressive and Challenging'

Mary Glasgow, chief executive of Children 1st, welcomes The Robertson Trust’s new strategy.
Mary Glasgow November 2020

Voices: Paragon

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 Paragon, an inclusive music and arts organisation based in Glasgow.
Lisa Butler November 2020

Voices: Concrete Garden

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 Concrete Garden, an urban community food growing, play and wellbeing project providing growing space, activities, events and volunteering opportunities for the people of Possilpark and the wider North Glasgow area.
Moira Ann McCaig November 2020

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 November 2020

Voices: Inverclyde Shed

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 Inverclyde Shed which aims to advance the social needs, health and well-being of people living in the area.
Hayley Hutchison October 2020

Each and Every Child Initiative Management Group roles - Deadline extended

The deadline for applications has been extended until midnight, 9th November.
October 2020

Watch on-demand: We need to talk

As part of Challenge Poverty week, this free event offered a space to consider how talking can and does result in system change.
TRT Staff October 2020

Voices: 3D Drumchapel

The latest group in our Voices series is 3D Drumchapel which works with families from pre-birth to early secondary school in the north of Glasgow. It designs services around its key goals: improving family relationships, improving parenting skills, increasing family members' wellbeing, improving child development and maximising volunteers' potential.
Interview by Hayley Hutchison October 2020

Watch our funding webinars on demand

The recordings of our three webinars introducing our new funds are now available for all to view.
October 2020