Families and Communities Fund

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The Scottish Government’s Families and Communities Fund will run from April 2020 to March 2023, with up to £16m being available annually. The funding is targeted at registered Scottish charities (that are also incorporated) which deliver work of national significance. The fund will support the delivery of activities which contribute to improved outcomes for children, young people and their families through:

  • Delivery of prevention and early intervention
  • Providing parenting and family support
  • Supporting development of and maintaining positive healthy relationships
  • Contributing to positive and sustained support for children and young people to achieve their potential under the Getting it right for every child wellbeing indicators (safe, healthy, achieving, nurtured, active, respected, responsible, included)
  • Preventing adverse childhood experiences and providing trauma-informed support to people affected.

The Families and Communities Fund will also support Community Learning and Development (CLD) through:

  • Prevention and early intervention through youth work and adult learning and community capacity building
  • Support to, and delivery of, lifelong, life wide, learner-centred adult learning
  • Using asset-based approaches to work with young people, adult learners or with communities to plan and co-design learning or capacity building opportunities

All applications must show a direct link to at least one National Outcome in Scotland’s National Performance Framework. The five National Outcomes that are most relevant to this fund are:

  • We grow up loved, safe and respected so that we realise our full potential
  • We live in communities that are inclusive, empowered, resilient and safe
  • We are well educated, skilled and able to contribute to society
  • We respect, protect and fulfil human rights and live free from discrimination and
  • We tackle poverty by sharing opportunities, wealth and power more equally

Deadline: 24th September 2019

https://www.corra.scot/grants/families-and-communities-fund/