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  • Scottish Children's Lottery Trust

    Created: 23/02/2024
    News/Events Category: Funding and Finance
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    The Scottish Children's Lottery Trust will support applications which:

    • Will work with the most vulnerable children and young people who are at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty
    • Demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents

    Examples of projects and activities which can be funded include:

    • Cost of living crisis project or service (only through the Small Fund)
    • Practical family support including food, clothing and shelter
    • Support for single parents including parenting skills, health and nutrition
    • Accessible and affordable daycare or play facilities
    • Support for vulnerable parents with preschool children or families with pre-school children suffering from any type of disability
    • Provision of after school care/holiday cover ensuring time and resource for additional educational support
    • Provision of specific IT/educational equipment for socially deprived children or children suffering from any form of physical or mental disability
    • One-to-one mentoring of children struggling within school because of family circumstances Support for community libraries and learning spaces
    • Community-based leisure and sporting programmes
    • Local youth clubs and recreational activities
    • Employability and skills training within a local community
    • Mentoring or one-to-one support, building the self-confidence and skills required to enter the employment market

    Who can apply

    The organisation applying should be a registered charity in Scotland with a charity bank account. It should also return annual accounts.

    How to apply 

    Complete the online application form available on the Scottish Children's Lottery Trust website.

    The closing date for applications is 11.59pm on Friday 15 March 2024.

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