Funding from the Scottish Government to Young Scot: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/18/02018
Date received: 17 July 2018
Date responded: 9 August 2018

Information requested

Details of all funding from the Scottish Government to Young Scot, including details on what the funding has been awarded for over the following financial years: 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.


I enclose details of the grant funding provided to Young Scot from the Scottish Government from 2013-2018, and have attached spreadsheets to identify the grant funding levels provided for each of the financial years, including the details on what the grant funding was awarded for.

Sheet 1: Provides the total grant funding provided for each of the financial years 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18.

Sheet 2-6: Outlines the detail of all grant funding to Young Scot for each individual financial year including: Vendor Name, Invoice Date, Invoice Total, Description, Payment Amount, Branch, Division, Directorate, Directorate General, Portfolio.

To clarify, grants are a type of funding provided by the Scottish Government to individuals or organisations. They are awarded for specific purposes, often covered by legislation, and depend on eligibility and the availability of funds.

Substantial parts of the Scottish Government's budget are spent on grant funding. Awarding grants helps us deliver our policies and contributes to our strategic objectives by supporting individuals and organisations across the public, private and third sector.

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FOI-18-02018 - Young Scot funding from SG 2013-18.xlsx


Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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