We strive for a Scotland without poverty or disadvantage. Through our thematic funds, covering issues from youth employment to childhood health and wellbeing to community development, we work with and fund the organisations and people who can have the greatest impact. We want to make Scotland a better place and everyone at Inspiring Scotland, andRead More
Download the research findings from the 2017 â€˜Review of Independent Information and Support Servicesâ€™. The report presents findings from an evaluation of project funded to deliver such activities under the Support in the Right Direction (SiRD) Fund.Read More
The Innovation Fund (2015-2018) aims to support innovation and develop the capacity of providers to develop the workforce and to support people to directly or indirectly purchase support. Â£0.58 million has been invested in 21 projects in the first half of Year 2 (1 April 2016 â€“ 30 September 2016).Read More
The National Strategy for Self Directed Support (SDS) in Scotland recognises the need to build capacity of providers and develop the workforce to support the effective implementation and delivery of SDS. The SDS Innovation Fund (2015-2018) aims to support innovation and the piloting of different service models as well as help develop the capacity ofRead More
Innovation Fund Progress Report April 2017 The Self-directed Support Innovation Fund (2015-2018) aims to support innovation and piloting of different service models as well as help develop the capacity of practitioners and providers to implement Self-directed Support. In Years 1 and 2 of the Fund (April 2015 â€“ March 2017) 21 projects spent a totalRead More
The National Strategy for Self Directed Support (SDS) in Scotland sets out a vision for high quality support and advice which enables people to make genuine individual choices and promotes independent living. Known as â€˜Independent Supportâ€™, organisations including charities and care providers, are helping people make informed decisions about SDS to ensure that any careRead More
The Support in the Right Direction Fund (2015-18) aims to build the capacity and availability of independent support services across Scotland. Â£1.36 million has been invested in 36 projects in the first half of Year 2 (1 April 2016 â€“ 30 September 2016).Read More
The Self-directed Support: Support in the Right Direction Fund (2015 â€“ 2018) aims to build the capacity and availability of independent support services across Scotland.Â In this second year Â£2.9 million was spent by 36 funded projects delivering Independent Support and this report outlines reported progress to March 2017. Projects are delivering a range of activityRead More
This report for the Support in the Right Direction Innovation Fund reviews the progress of the fund between April and September 2015. Download the ResourceRead More
This report for the Support in the Right Direction Fund reviews the progress Â between April and September 2015. Download the ResourceRead More
This Progress report provides an update on Â project activity from October 2019 to 31 March 2020. As theÂ Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdown started to take effect in the last couple of weeks of the latest report period. In June 2020 we asked projects what the impact of lockdown was on their activities and howRead More
? We support essential charities to become extraordinary charities, enabling them to support the people and communities in Scotland that experience inequality and help them to change their lives for the better. We do it because we want a healthy, happy and thriving Scotland, without poverty or disadvantage. IntroducingÂ Working Together,Â the 2019 Annual Review of ourRead More
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