Equality funding 2016 to 2017

Funding allocated to organisations who work with equalities communities in Scotland.

Intermediary bodies

These bodies play an important role in the policymaking process, in supporting and engaging communities, and in a number of cases they also provide support to frontline services.

Organisation Amount
Age Scotland £60,000
BEMIS £215,000
Council of Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO) £199,100
Engender £157,741
Equality Network Limited £230,000
Inclusion Scotland £270,000
Interfaith Scotland £145,000
LGBT Youth Scotland £260,000
Rape Crisis Scotland £244,000
Scottish Refugee Council £534,000
Scottish Transgender Alliance £125,000
Scottish Women's Aid £370,000
Scottish Women's Convention £180,000
Stonewall Equality Limited £100,000
Total funding 2016-2017 £3,089,841

Promoting equality and cohesion funding

The groups funded here concentrate their activities on tackling inequality and promoting equality.

Organisation Project name 2016-17
Bridging the Gap Gorbals Community Cohesion £64,078
Borders Green Team Enterprises Moving it on Too £39,000
British Red Cross STAR Project £39,000
Central Scotland Regional Equality Council Equality in the Community £35,000
Community Info Source Women Asylum Seeker Housing Project £10,000
Crossroads Youth & Community Association Hearts of Govanhill £54,500
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service Minorities Community Development Project £30,000
Dundee CAB Equalities in Advice - Dundee Citizens Advice Project £31,936
Dundee International Women's Centre Women into Sustainable Employment £60,000
Edinburgh and Lothian Regional Equality Council True Colours £24,988
Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council Equality Engagement £25,000
Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association Edinburgh Inter-Faith Association £50,000
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Edinburgh Project £80,000
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Highland Project £50,000
Faith in Community Scotland Faith in Community Dundee £40,000
Fast Forward Positive Lifestyles Ltd Gypsy Traveller Health and Wellbeing Project £43,709
FRAE (Fairness, Race Awareness & Equality) Fife Action for Equality and Community Cohesion £50,000
Friends of Romano Lav Together we can - Roma empowerment £20,750
Generations Working Together Opening Doors £90,000
Glasgow Disability Alliance Glasgow Independent Living Strategy £50,000
Glasgow ESOL Forum ESOL for Work Project £62,000
Govan and Craigton Integration Network GCIN Womens Group, Mens Group and Homework Club £27,631
Govan Law Centre Govanhill Law Centre £85,000
Govanhill Housing Association Govanhill Welfare Rights £47,183
Grampian Regional Equality Council Ltd. Embedding Equality in Education £47,295
Grampian Regional Equality Council Ltd. Tackling Economic Barriers £25,000
Hidden Gardens Trust The Hidden Gardens Community Trust £24,000
Inclusion Scotland Access to Politics £84,565
Inclusion Scotland Local Policy and Engagement Policy Project £72,535
Inclusion Scotland Local Public Life - Disability Internships £65,730
Interfaith Scotland Interfaith Glasgow £60,000
Inverness Badenoch and Strathspey Citizens Advice Bureau Addressing Equality and Diversity Challenges in the Highlands £24,000
Just Festivals Just Festival £46,182
Kinning Park Complex KPC Community Inclusion Programme £25,000
Limelight Music Musical Identities Professional Development Programme £29,449
LINKnet Mentoring Limited LINKnet's Mentoring and Training Project £40,000
Maryhill & Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau Maryhill & Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau £80,000
Maryhill Integration Network Maryhill Integration Network £70,000
Men in Childcare Men in Childcare £45,000
Multi-Cultural Family Base The 4 Corners Project £19,338
Outside the Box Raising Awareness of Older People's Mental Health and Wellbeing £36,143
PATH Scotland Developing Management and Leadership Skills (DMLS) £35,000
People First (Scotland)    Parents Project £23,320
Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service Future Prospects £50,000
Pilton Community Health Project Living in Harmony £20,000
Positive Action in Housing Ltd New Migrants Action Project £60,000
Royal National Institute for Deaf People Hear For Welfare £35,960
Saheliya Champions for Change £18,000
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities Empowering, Engaging and Connecting Diverse Communities £55,200
Scottish Older Peoples Assembly Scottish Older Peoples Assembly £65,000
Scottish Pensioners' Forum A Fairer Deal for Scottish Pensioners £21,186
Scottish Seniors Alliance Scottish Seniors Alliance £25,000
Show Racism the Red Card Tackling Contemporary Racism £50,000
Sikh Sanjog Open Door Project £20,000
Strengthening Communities for Race Equality Scotland - SCOREscotland The local CommUNITY Project £20,000
Waverley Care/DARF Lifeskills and Wellbeing Project £33,427
WESREC Good Community Relations £70,000
WESREC Living Equality £25,000
Workers' Educational Association WEA Workers Educational Association £90,000
Youth Community Support Agency CPR - Connect, Protect, Respect £90,000
Yusuf Youth Initiative ChangeMakers £25,000
YWCA Empowering Pathways for Women £29,223

National equality projects

Organisation Project name 2016-17
Age Scotland Men's Sheds £50,000
Age Scotland Silver Line Helpline £105,472
AMINA – The Muslim Women's Resource Centre Muslim Women's Helpline £111,534
Article 12 Young G/T Lives £45,450
Bridges Programmes Limited BEAT Project £106,558
British Deaf Association Engaging the BSL Community in Scotland £120,000
Close the Gap Close the Gap £205,000
Coalition for Racial Equality and Rights Race Equality Framework £78,460
Deaf Action Deaf Sector Partnership £75,000
Deafblind Scotland Deaf Sector Partnership £65,000
Engender Supporting the advancement of women's equality £67,610
Equality Network Intersex project £45,000
Equate Scotland Positive Action £51,353
Equate Scotland CareerWise £79,000
Equate Scotland Equate Scotland £200,666
Glasgow Women's Library Glasgow Women's Library National Lifelong Learning £52,524
Inclusion Scotland ILiS £144,500
LEAP Sports Scotland LGBTI Equality in Sports Project £38,800
LGBT Health LGBT Helpline £18,390
Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project MECOPP £90,000
National Deaf Children's Society Deaf Sector Partnership £40,000
Scottish Council on Deafness Deaf Sector Partnership £160,000
Scottish Disability Equality Forum Inclusive Communication and Engagement £174,520
SCVO/Inclusion Scotland Disability Internships £230,000
Sense Scotland Inclusive Communication Hub £81,024
STEP/University of Edinburgh Write to Work £50,000


Email: ceu@gov.scot

Telephone: 0300 244 4000

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