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Trust partners with Corra Foundation to tackle spiralling living costs

The Robertson Trust is delighted to provide long-standing partner Corra Foundation with a £250,000 award to help address immediate need in the face of Scotland’s cost of living crisis.
TRT Staff March 2022

Marking 60 years with a new film and story

The Robertson Trust was founded 60 years ago by the three remarkable Robertson sisters. To mark our anniversary and to recognise our shared achievements, we’ve just released a brand new film and booklet that tell our story.
TRT Staff March 2022

We're hiring!

We're excited to be recruiting for an Administrator on our Each and Every Child programme. Interested or think you could fit the bill? Read on for more information and how to apply.
Gemma Manclark February 2022

Journey to Success opens applications for 30th year

We are excited to announce that applications are now open for new Robertson scholars on the 2022-23 Journey to Success self-development programme.
Dr Annie Doyle February 2022

Hosts sought for 2022 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 this year.
Gemma Manclark January 2022

Over £1.2M awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 32 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £1.2M.
TRT Staff January 2022

Over £1M awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 32 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £1M.
TRT Staff December 2021

BGEA/SFC Statement

Our statement is now available.
December 2021

Podcast - Reflections on the mentoring/tutoring evidence review

Our Widening Access Coordinator, DonnaMarie Steel, and Laura Robertson (Poverty Alliance) discuss the findings from our recent evidence review which looked at the mentoring/tutoring landscape in Scotland.
DonnaMarie Steel December 2021

Over £900K awarded to charitable organisations across Scotland

We are delighted to announce our latest funding recipients with 31 organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma across Scotland receiving just over £900K.
TRT Staff November 2021

Now is the time to invest in supporting young people

Our Widening Access Coordinator, DonnaMarie Steel, reflects on the findings of recent work around mentoring and tutoring provision in Scotland.
DonnaMarie Steel November 2021

Trust appoints first Head of Programmes and Practice

We are pleased to announce Russell Gunson’s appointment as Head of Programmes and Practice.
TRT Staff November 2021

Head of Insight and Impact appointed

We are pleased to announce Zoë Ferguson’s appointment as the new Head of Insight and Impact of The Robertson Trust.
TRT Staff November 2021

New report: Reducing the Poverty Related Attainment Gap - Evidence Review of Mentoring and Tutoring

New analysis, undertaken by the Poverty Alliance on behalf of The Robertson Trust, examines evidence on the effectiveness of mentoring and tutoring for children and young people living in poverty and provides an overview of the current policy and practice landscape in Scotland.
TRT Staff October 2021

Voices: Govan HELP

In our Voices series, we share the stories and opinions from our funded organisations that are helping to find solutions to poverty and trauma in Scotland. The latest group is Govan HELP, a charity that exists to build the resilience, confidence, and self-worth of children and their families through the provision of a range of early intervention services.
Viv Sawers October 2021