Funding provided to Caledonian System from April 2014: FOI release

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

Information requested

"The total amount of funding supplied to Caledonian System from 1st April 2014 until present date? Please break this down year upon FY year? Please supply me with the conditions of funding, which stipulate the exact criteria that is required from Caledonian System appertaining to each payment from the public purse."


To date the Scottish Government has provided £17.7 million to the Caledonian Project since the start of financial year 2014/15. Please see the table below for a breakdown of this funding by financial year.

Year Total
2014 - 2015 £1.2M
2015 - 2016 £2.5m
2016 - 2017 £3.6m
2017 - 2018 £2.4m
2018 - 2019 £5.6m
2019 - 2020 £2.4m
Total overall £17.7m

The Caledonian funding goes out as part of the Section 27 grants and is part of the ring-fenced grant and is provided under sections 27A and 27B of the Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 as amended. The funding is provided to allow the Council’s to discharge its statutory duties. Funding is for those areas delivering the Men’s Programme element of the Caledonian System.

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