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Voices: Scottish Detainee Visitors

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 Scottish Detainee Visitors, a charity providing crucial emotional and practical support to people in immigration detention in Scotland.
June 2021
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Join our board - Three positions available

Do you want to make a difference to people experiencing poverty and trauma in Scotland?
June 2021
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Ten years on from Christie: Are we smoothing the hard edges?

The Robertson Trust is delighted to host an online conversation on the Christie Commission ten years on. The event, which is free and open to all, will take place on Zoom on Tuesday 22nd June 2021 at 10.30am-12pm.
June 2021
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Voices: Carers UK

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 Carers UK, who give carers expert advice, information and support. They campaign and innovate to find better ways to reach and support carers.
June 2021
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What we do

We fund and support organisations working to alleviate poverty and trauma in Scotland. We also inform, champion and inspire the third sector, sharing our knowledge and networks.
August 2020
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New sessions announced - meet with our funding team this May

Our next session with our funding team will be hosted on the 27th May. Sessions will take place on Zoom or by phone with half hour slots available throughout the day.
May 2021
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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.
May 2021
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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
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About poverty and trauma

Poverty and trauma (especially in childhood) can affect people’s wellbeing and life chances significantly. Find out more about the wider context in Scotland.
September 2020
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People affected by poverty and trauma

Certain groups of people, because of who they are or where they live, are more likely to experience poverty, or trauma, or both.
September 2020
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Educational and work pathways

Equipping people for the future through learning and skills.
September 2020
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Emotional wellbeing and relationships

Ensuring people have emotional wellbeing and confidence, and strength in their relationships with others
September 2020
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Financial wellbeing

Addressing the financial and material effects of poverty on people and communities.
September 2020
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Approaches

Exploring ways of working that can help improve the lives of people living with poverty and trauma.
September 2020
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FAQs for grant holders

Helpful answers to many of the questions frequently asked by our current grant holders.
September 2020