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29 organisations across Scotland shared £547,000

Please note that The Robertson Trust has published its new Giving Strategy. This sets out the priorities we will have when awarding funds through our open grants programme. The existing application form and guidelines can still be used until July 31st. In line with our existing procedures, we will aim to assess and present all applications received by this date to our September Board meeting. In the event that we are unable to do so, your application may be held until our November meeting. In such cases a member of staff will contact you and provide any assistance required to realign your application with the new Giving Strategy. Find out all you need to know here.

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Care and Wellbeing - £186,500 (10 awards) 

This strand focuses on improving people’s physical and mental health. It recognises the need to address the significant health inequalities which exist in Scotland and reduce the levels of exclusion faced by some of the most vulnerable members of our society. Find out more here.

Antonine Court Ltd  - £30,000 (Small Grant)
The salary costs of two Youth Workers 

Nomad Beat - £30,000 (Small Grant)
Towards the Manager's salary and Tutor costs for the Community Projects
Midlothian; Scottish Borders; South Lanarkshire

Cope Ltd - £26,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5 )
Salary costs of the Employment Development Officer
Shetland Islands
Viewfield Garden Collective - £25,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5 )
The Therapeutic Garden Manager’s Salary
Citizens Advice Bureau Coatbridge - £23,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5 )
The Salary Costs of the Welfare Rights Officer (Home Visit & Outreach Service)
North Lanarkshire
Musically Active Dudes - £25,000 (Small Grant)
Running Costs
West Lothian
MS Therapy Centre Wick Ltd - £10,000 (Small Grant)
The Oxygen Therapy Centre Refurbishment
The Miracle Foundation - £10,000 (Small Grant)
The Bereavement Support Group Counsellor
North Lanarkshire
SAMs SCIO - £10,000 (Small Grant)
The Specially Adapted Caravan
Argyll and Bute
Perfect Harmony - £7,500 (Small Grant)
Concert costs
Scottish Borders

Strengthening Communities - £247,500 (13 awards)

This strand was developed in response to the social inequalities in Scotland. Within Strengthening Communities we hope to support work which benefits those who have been disproportionately affected either economically, or due to the marginalised nature of their peer group. Find out more here.

Break The Silence - £40,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5)
Running costs
East Ayrshire; North Ayrshire
Kate's Kitchen - £32,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5)
Running costs
Dumfries and Galloway
Lochcarron Community Development Company - £30,000 (Small Grant)
The Capital Costs of the Smithy Hub Expansion & Salary Costs of the Development Worker
Barra Children's Centre - £27,000 (Small Grant)
The Development Manager
Western Isles
Sheddocksley Baptist Church - £20,000 (Small Grant)
The Building Renewal & Expansion
Aberdeen City
Peebles Baptist Church - £20,000 (Small Grant)
The King's Meadow Community Building Project
Scottish Borders
Belhelvie Parish Church - £20,000 (Small Grant)
The Forsyth Hall Annexe
City Church Dundee - £15,000 (Small Grant)
The New Toilet and Kitchen Facilities
Dundee City
Gairloch Community Hall - £15,000 (Small Grant)
The Refurbishment of Gairloch Community Hall
Angus Foodbank - £15,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5)
Salary costs of the Foodbank Manager
Absafe SCIO - £5,000 (Small Grant)
The direct staff and delivery costs of the 'Danger Detectives' Safety Project
Aberdeen City
Helmsdale and District Community Association - £5,000 (Small Grant)
Running costs
Stirling Interfaith Community Justice Group (SCIO) - £4,500 (Small Grant)
The Family Visitor Centre Worker
Clackmannanshire; Stirling

Realising Potential - £113,000 (6 awards)

This strand is based on recognition that there are social and educational inequalities in Scotland which emerge from a very young age. By supporting activities, projects and organisations that seek to address these inequalities The Robertson Trust aims to support more young people to reach positive destinations. Find out more here

Scottish Sports Futures - £50,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5)
The running costs of Scottish Sports Futures
Scalloway Youth Centre Trust - £50,000 (Small Grant)
The Youth Cafe
North Lanarkshire - £22,000 (Main Grant continue 4-5)
The core staffing costs of Reeltime Music
North Lanarkshire
Crags Community Sports Centre - £10,000 (Small Grant)
The Sport for Mental Wellbeing Programme
Edinburgh City
Opera Bohemia - £3,500 (Small Grant)
The Merry Widow Educational Workshops
Aberdeenshire; Dumfries and Galloway; Falkirk; Fife; Highland; Inverclyde; Moray; North Ayrshire; Scottish Borders; South Ayrshire; South Lanarkshire; Stirling
Milngavie Music Club - £2,000 (Small Grant)
The "Friday Afternoons - A Song for Flight" Project
East Dunbartonshire