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Debt advice levy funding: 2019 to 2020

Published: 13 Dec 2019

Debt advice levy funding allocated by the Scottish Government during 2019-20.

Published:
13 Dec 2019
Debt advice levy funding: 2019 to 2020

The table below gives details of the debt advice levy funding allocated by the Scottish Government during financial year 2019-2020.

Organisation

Activity

Amount

Advice Direct Scotland

Pilot project for a cloud-based platform enabling better integrated client journeys

£250,000

Advice Direct Scotland

Debt advice marketing project

£20,000

Citizens Advice Scotland

Debt advice transition and capacity provision projects

£281,504

Citizens Advice Scotland

Debt advocacy

£62,000

Improvement Service

Projects on levy allocation models, Common Advice Performance Management Reporting Framework and Funders’ Framework

£175,000

Improvement Service

Distributing grants of £96,250 to local authorities to support ‘Tests of Change’ and providing evaluation support

£100,000

Money Advice Scotland

Core funding, training courses for debt advisers, workforce strategy project and digital pilot project

£271,657

Money Advice Trust

National Debtline and Business Debtline

£232,948

Money Advice Trust

“How to deal with Debt” guide

£24,072

Money Advice Trust

Debt advice marketing project

£20,000

Scottish Legal Aid Board

Projects under Making Advice Work and Early Resolution & Advice Programmes

£1,581,369

StepChange (Foundation for Credit Counselling)

Project to increase debt advice provision, with a focus on vulnerable clients

£647,150

StepChange (Foundation for Credit Counselling)

Multichannel debt advice

£252,300

StepChange (Foundation for Credit Counselling)

Debt advice marketing project

£20,000

Total

 

£3,938,000