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Equality funding: Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund 2017-2021

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


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

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the grant funding period due to end in June 2020 was extended to September 2021 and covered 15 months which accounts for the larger payments for the final grant year.

Organisation Project name Protected characteristic 2017-18 amount 2018-19 amount 2019-20 amount 2020-21 amount
Action on Hearing Loss Hear for Welfare British Sign Language (BSL) £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
African Council African representation and participation in all levels of Scottish society Race £20,000 £20,000 20,000 £25,000
British Deaf Association Bridge Builders: Engaging with the BSL Community BSL £82,000 £71,000 £71,000 £88,750
British Deaf Association Deaf Sector Partnership Support BSL £0 £0 £0 £60477.5
British Red Cross The STAR Project Refugees £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
Community Info Source Women Asylum Seeker Housing Project (WASH) Refugees £10,000 £10,000 £10,000 £12,500
Crossroads Youth and Community Association Hearts of Govanhill Race £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC) Equality in the Community Race £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
Deaf Action Deaf Sector Partnership BSL £70,000 £70,000 £70,000 £87,500
Deafblind Scotland Deaf Sector Partnership BSL £45,000 £45,000 £45,000 £56,250
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service (CAS) Minority Communities Service Development in Dumfries & Galloway Race £30,000 £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Dundee Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Equalities in Advice General £30,000 £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Dundee International Womens Centre Gaining Recognised Employment and Training Race £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Dundee International Womens Centre Safety Net Community cohesion £45,000 £45,000 £45,000 £56,250
Edinburgh Interfaith Bridges not Barriers Faith £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) Equality Engagement Race £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
ELREC True Colours Race £20,000 £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Edinburgh Race £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre Highland Race £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Faith in Community Scotland Faith in Community Dundee Faith £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Fife Migrants Forum Connexions Race £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Freedom from Torture Helping Survivors of Torture to Recover and Integrate in Society Refugees £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Friends of Romano Lav Roma Opportunities Project Race £39,000 £39,000 £39,000 £48,750
Generations Working Together Opening Doors Age £70,000 £70,000 £70,000 £87,500
Glasgow English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Forum ESOL for Work Project Race £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Glasgow North West Citizen Advice Service Equalities Project General 70000 70000 70000 87500
Govan Community Project Govan Community Project Groups Refugees £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
Govan Law Centre Govanhill Law Centre Race £75,000 £75,000 £75,000 £93,750
Govanhill Housing Association Govanhill Welfare Rights Hub Race £40,000 £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Grampian Regional Equality Council Ltd Tackling Economic Barriers and Community Cohesion Race £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
Hidden Gardens Community Development and Cultural Programme Race £24,000 £24,000 £24,000 £30,000
Interfaith Glasgow Interfaith Glasgow Faith £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Inverness CAB Highland Equality and Fair Work in Action Project General £24,000 £24,000 £24,000 £30,000
LGBT Healthy Living Centre LGBT Age Project LGBTI £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Limelight Music Music – A Language for Social Change Disability £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
Linknet Mentoring and Training in Edinburgh and the Lothians Race £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
Maryhill Integration Network Maryhill Integration Network Refugees £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Men in Childcare Men in Childcare Gender £45,000 £0 £0 £0
Mental Health Foundation Refugee Health Policy and Strategy Action Group Refugees £25,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
Multi-Cultural Family Base 4Corners Project Race £19,000 £19,000 £19,000 £23,750
National Deaf Childrens Society BSL Information and Engagement BSL £55,000 £55,000 £55,000 £68,750
National Deaf Childrens Society Resources for parents whose children are diagnosed as Deaf BSL £10,000 £0 £0 £0
Outside the Box Development Support Promoting community support and rights for older people facing additional challenges Age £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
Positive Action for Training in Housing (PATH) (Scotland) Developing Management and Leadership Skills (DMLS) Programme Race £35,000 £35,000 £35,000 £43,750
People First Parents' Project Disability £23,000 £23,000 £23,000 £28,750
Pilton Community Health Project Living in Harmony (LiH) Race £20,000 £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service (PKAVS) Enhancing lives of ethnic minorities in Perth and Kinross Race £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Positive Action in Housing Ltd New Migrants Action Project Race £55,000 £55,000 £55,000 £68,750
Queen Margaret University Professional Online Training in Specialist Interpreting and Working with Deaf People BSL £50,000 £75,000 £50,000 £62,500
Remembering Srebrenica (Scotland) Lessons from Srebrenica Faith £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
Scottish Association of Sign Language Interpreters (SASLI) Making It Work BSL £30,000 £0 £0 £0
Scottish Council on Deafness (SCOD) Equality, Access and Citizenship for Deaf People: Deaf Sector Partnership (DSP) support BSL £110,000 £70,000 £70,000 £0
Scottish Council of Jewish Communities (SCOJEC) Empowering, Engaging, and Connecting Diverse Communities Faith £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
SCOREScotland Local CommUNITY Voices Race £20,000 £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Scottish Older Peoples Assembly Scottish Older People's Assembly (SOPA) Age £20,000 £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Scottish Seniors Alliance Scottish Seniors Alliance Age £25,000 £25,000 £0 £0
Show Racism the Red Card Tackling Contemporary Racism v.2 Race £50,000 £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
Sikh Sanjog Open Door Project Race £20,000 £20,000 £20,000 £25,000
Stirling Citizens for Sanctuary Volunteer and Project Coordinator Refugees £9,500 £9,500 9,500 £11,875
Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) Scottish Pensioners' Forum Age £30,000 £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Welcoming Association Skills for new Scots Refugees £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) Good Community Relations Race £60,000 £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
WSREC Living Equality Race £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
Workers Education Association (WEA) WEA Women in the Highlands Gender £85,000 £85,000 £85,000 £106,250
Youthlink Scotland Action on Prejudice Hate crime £70,000 £70,000 £70,000 £87,500
YWCA Scotland Empowering Pathways for Women Gender £25,000 £25,000 £25,000 £31,250
YWCA Scotland Young Women Lead Gender £30,000 £30,000 £30,000 £37,500
Total     £2,700,500 £2,624,500 £2,574,500 £3,218,125

Contact

Email: ceu@gov.scot – Central Enquiry Unit

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
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