1. Whether victims’ organisations were able to apply for support from the Victim Surcharge Fund by 31 December 2020.
2. If they were, the number of bids received from victims’ organisations for support from the Victim Surcharge Fund by the above date.
3. The value of bids received from victims’ organisations for support from the Victim Surcharge Fund by the above date.
The Victim Surcharge Fund opened for applications by victim support organisations on 14 January 2021, and no applications were received from victim's organisations prior to that date.
The deadline for applications from Organisations to the Fund is 12 February 2021, after which the aim is to make the first payments from the Fund by the end of March 2021.
More information on the application process and how to apply to the Fund is available on the Scottish Government website https://www.gov.scot/publications/victim-surcharge-fund-information/
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses.
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
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