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Since the first National Lottery draw on 19 November 1994, over £3.1 billion has been invested into more than 64,000 good causes in Scotland, thanks to National Lottery players. Amongst the groups adding to this total is Parkhead Youth Project which today receives an award of £9,…

Edinburgh hosts Poppy Day

1st November 2019

Edinburgh Poppy Day runs from 10am to 3.30pm in St Andrew Square and other locations. Along with a bounty of music and entertainment there will be historic military vehicles on hand for visitors to explore and learn about. Working in partnership with Poppyscotland to provide the…
Nesta is partnering with the Scottish Government on a innovation fund to be launched in mid October to explore: 1.    How to increase trust amongst citizens in how health and care data is used and ensure that the system is trustworthy and transparent. 2.    How to…
Most of the Crisis Grant expenditure related to applicants needing to buy food – 60% of all payments – which is a 29% increase from the same quarter last year. There were 32,995 crisis grants awarded, an 11% increase on last year. Half of the reasons for applications in the last…
Social Bite was founded in 2012 by Josh Littlejohn and Alice Thompson with a business model that encourages entrepreneurs to help solve social problems rather than profiting personally. It received £557,496 from the National Lottery Community Fund in 2016 for its Social Bite Acad…
The charity as well as partners and funders believe that crucial to the project’s success is the role of peer mentors. Action for Children has employed almost 100 former service users it has previously supported, with many of these acting as peer mentors within projects, providin…
Scotland’s largest independent funder, the Robertson Trust, have published their latest annual review. It’s more compact and visual than before. The Trust awarded a whopping £18,004,500 to 579 charities through the Open Awards which focus on care and wellbeing, strengthen…
The name of each person being remembered will be featured within the lifeboat’s letters and numbers, or decal, displayed on the vessel’s hull in lettering 3-4mm in height. The Shannon class lifeboat will be based at the RNLI’s Invergordon Lifeboat Station in Scotland and is due t…
Three of the Postcode family of Trusts open this week. There’s a short window to apply to the Postcode Local Trust, Postcode Community Trust and People’s Postcode Trust. They open on 31 July but only until 14 August 2019. The Postcode Local Trust provides grants f…

Gifts in wills to double

28th October 2019

The report reveals: •             Legacy and in-memory giving are worth £5 billion a year to British charities (£3 billion and £2 billion respectively) –  a tenth of total income. •             The long-term outlook for legacy and in-memory fundraising is extremely positive, than…

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