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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: 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

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.
October 2020

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.
October 2020

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.
Martin Dorchester October 2020