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.
'Brave, Progressive and Challenging'
Mary Glasgow, chief executive of Children 1st, welcomes The Robertson Trust’s new strategy.
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.
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.
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.
Each and Every Child Initiative Management Group roles - Deadline extended
The deadline for applications has been extended until midnight, 9th November.
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.
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.
Watch our funding webinars on demand
The recordings of our three webinars introducing our new funds are now available for all to view.
Vacancies - Each and Every Child Initiative Programme Director / Programme Coordinator
The Each and Every Child initiative (EEC) has vacancies for a Programme Director and Programme Coordinator. EEC is a new programme of work which aims to tell a compelling story about children and young people in the care system, transforming the current public narrative and mobilising people at all levels in the community to take action to improve their life chances.
Each and Every Child Initiative – Management Group roles (2 roles, paid)
The Each and Every Child Initiative is a partnership project between CELCIS, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, Life Changes Trust, The Robertson Trust, Scottish Government and Social Work Scotland, and will be hosted by The Robertson Trust. These partners will make up the Management Group. In addition, in order to make sure the voice of lived experience can influence the strategic direction of Each and Every Child, the partners intend to recruit two care experienced individuals to join the Management Group.
50 years of poverty: has anything changed?
The week after the launch of our 2020-30 strategy, and as we mark Challenge Poverty Week, Martin Dorchester, chief executive of Includem, shares his own experiences of poverty and some of the solutions to addressing it.
The latest group in our Voices series is Saheliya, a specialist mental health and well-being support organisation for black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in the Edinburgh and Glasgow area.
Pushing against a return to the 'old normal'
With the recent launch of the Trust’s 10-year strategy Peter Kelly, director of the Poverty Alliance, looks at how funders and the third sector can work together to tackle poverty after the pandemic.
Join us for our funding webinars
Book your space at one of our upcoming webinars to find out more about our new funds and how to apply.