Total funding provided to Assist Scotland: FOI release

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

Information requested

The total amount of funding supplied to Assist Scotland 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 Assist Scotland appertaining to each payment from the public purse. 


From our records that the amount of funding we provided to ASSIST was from the Equalities budget is:

2014-2015 - £2,103,738
2015-2016 - £1,153,101

The funding from 2016 is available on our website via the following links.
Violence against women and girls: national and intermediary funding 2017-2020 - (

Violence against women and girls funding 2016 to 2017 - (

A number of grants were also provided from the Justice budget as follows:
2017-2018 - £200,000

2018-2019 - £200,000

2019-2020 – N/A

2020-2021 - £53,550

Attached is all of the grant offer letters. Please note that under S.38 of FOISA, some of this information is redacted because it relates to private information of a third party.

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