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Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support Fund now open

A Scottish Government fund to support organisations offering emotional and practical support to survivors of childhood abuse is now accepting applications.

The new £10 million fund aims to help organisations improve access to services which can reduce the impact of inequalities and disadvantage experienced as a result of childhood abuse.

The application process is managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by Inspiring Scotland.

The support can range from individual talking therapies and group work to peer support, physical and outdoor activities, arts and cultural activities, and is available over the next four years.

The £10 million Survivors of Childhood Abuse Support Fund will run from 2020 to 2024 with a maximum of £2.5 million available each year.  This is a successor fund building on the current Survivor Support Innovation and Development Fund, managed on behalf of the Scottish Government by Inspiring Scotland. The new fund includes £1.6 million increased investment to strengthen capacity and capability, and broaden access to quality services.

Scottish registered charities, community-based organisations and eligible social enterprises can apply from Monday 23 September 2019. Application forms will be available from the Inspiring Scotland website and the deadline for bids is Friday 1 November 2019.

Applications will be reviewed by a new panel, involving people with lived and professional experience of abuse. They will make recommendations on awards, with final decisions to be made by Ministers.

 

Applications should be made online here.

Before making an application please read the Guidance notes and Frequently Asked Questions and the Fund Logic Model. Applicants should also read Scottish Government’s National Performance Framework.

Applicants can also download a blank application form. This is a guide to what is required and to help you plan your answers. You cannot complete the PDF form and must use the online form. Click here to download a blank application form.

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