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Over £2 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.
May 2021

Moving towards a more responsive capacity building approach

Our Funding Manager, Stewart Macgregor, shares his thoughts on a more collaborative approach for the delivery and commissioning of capacity building support, and asks for your views to help inform the Trust’s development of a longer-term package of support.
Stewart Macgregor May 2021

Wee Grants Blether: Speak with the team

We have 27 slots available to speak with our Wee Grants team 1:1 to discuss an application.
TRT Staff April 2021

Sponsorship of The Curve Digital Training Programme

We are pleased to support the Curve, a series of free, 90-minute workshops for third sector organisations. These online workshops aim to build knowledge around best digital practices, raise awareness of digital tools and increase impact with digital.
TRT Staff April 2021

Hosts Sought for Summer 2021 Internship

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 April 2021

TRT response to press reports

Our statement is now available.
April 2021

Over £1.9 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.
March 2021

An Update on our 2021 Intern Scheme

Our Scholarship Training Officer, Gemma Manclark, gives an update on our Internship Scheme recruitment process for 2021. The fully-funded scheme was established in 2014 to help our current 3rd year Robertson Scholars enhance their C.V and gain valuable experience in the workplace before entering their final year of university.
Gemma Manclark March 2021

Over £1.6 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.
March 2021

Poverty-related attainment gap: Time to think differently

Former Professor of Education at Strathclyde University, Sue Ellis, responds to our recently-commissioned evidence review of the poverty-related attainment gap.
Sue Ellis March 2021

Together We Help launched as part of Social Action Inquiry

In July 2020 Social Action Inquiry partners commissioned The Collective to lead on a short-term piece of research to capture the stories and lessons learned from communities coming together to help during the Coronavirus pandemic.
TRT Staff February 2021

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