Funding provided to anti-sectarian and anti-racism organisations: FOI release

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

Information requested

How much Scottish Government Funding has been given to the following antisectarian/anti racism organisations over the last 3 years?

Nil By Mouth
Show Racism The Red Card
Call It Out

Ideally I am looking for information from the 1st of April 2018, up to the present day. I would also like to request which Government ministers, if any, were responsible for the awarding of any funding.


Funding Awarded for the organisations are as follows:

Organisation 2018-19 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
Nil by Mouth £95,000 £95,000 £95,000 £95,000
Show Racism the Red
£50,000 £50,000 £62,500 £0
Call it Out £0 £0 £0 £0

The Nil by Mouth funding awards were made by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice (Michael Matheson MSP and then Humza Yousaf MSP) and the Show Racism the Red Card awards by the Cabinet Secretary for Community, Social Security and Equalities (Angela Constance MSP) Equality funding: Promoting Equality and Cohesion Fund 2017-2021 - (

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