Scottish Government

Queens Cross receives £15,000 funding grant to help more young people during COVID-19

Queens Cross Housing Association has received a further £15,000 of funding from the Scottish Government's Wellbeing Fund to help more young people during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Published 6 July 2020

Ayrshire Housing supports community coronavirus response

Ayrshire Housing has been recognised as a community anchor to help channel Scottish Government support to the voluntary sector during the coronavirus crisis.

Published 6 July 2020

Funding helps Cloch Housing Association deliver fun activity packs for young children

Cloch Housing Association is delivering 150 activity packs to households with children aged under 5 years as part of a funding package received from the Scottish Government's Supporting Communities Fund.

Published 6 July 2020

Scottish Government calls for National Debt Plan

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has urged the UK Government to introduce a range of vital new measures to support Scotland’s response to the current economic crisis brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 6 July 2020

Dundee City Council awarded additional funding for discretionary housing payments

Dundee City Council has been awarded an additional £200,000 by the Scottish Government to support tenants who are under financial pressure due to coronavirus.

Published 2 July 2020

Cash boost for Central Scotland community growing projects

Projects in central Scotland that bring communities together to enjoy the benefits of growing fruit and vegetables, could receive a cash boost following the launch of the Central Scotland Green Network’s (CSGN) Growing Food Together Fund.

Published 30 June 2020

Linstone helps Paisley radio station secure funding

Linstone Housing Association has facilitated the granting of a funding package to local radio station Paisley FM to ensure community groups can communicate what they have to say.

Published 26 June 2020

Highland Council sets out priorities for recovery in new action plan

The Highland Council has approved a Recovery Action Plan with 11 key priority areas including economic and financial recovery, digital transformation and the reopening of schools. The coronavirus pan

Published 26 June 2020

Scottish Government issues care home visiting guidance

The Scottish Government has released guidance related to the phased reintroduction of family visiting and communal activities for residents in care homes.

Published 26 June 2020

Scottish Government requests new financial powers

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has formally requested new powers to help Scotland meet “the significant economic and fiscal challenges” of coronavirus.

Published 25 June 2020

Berwickshire Housing Association secures £78k funding from the Supporting Communities Fund

Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) has secured £78,000 from the Scottish Government’s Supporting Communities Fund to support small community-based groups deliver activities in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 24 June 2020

Councils to share additional £257m to help tackle COVID-19

Councils across Scotland are to receive a share of £257.6 million of additional funding from the Scottish Government.

Published 24 June 2020

Routine testing extended for health and social care staff

The Scottish Government has announced that staff who work in specialist cancer services, or provide long-term care for the elderly, as well as staff working in residential mental health, will be offered weekly coronavirus testing from July 8.

Published 24 June 2020

Hebridean Housing Partnership secures Scottish Government funding

Hebridean Housing Partnership (HHP) has secured funding from the Scottish Government's Supporting Communities Fund thanks to Highlands and Islands Enterprise.

Published 23 June 2020

Clydebank Housing Association receives £53k to support community during pandemic

Clydebank Housing Association (CHA) has been awarded £52,900 from the Scottish Government Wellbeing Fund to enhance the services they have been providing to residents during the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 22 June 2020