JESSICA (Scotland) Trust was established in 2011. The Trust was granted £15 million from the BIG Lottery Fund [now the National Lottery Community Fund] to invest in social enterprises in 13 of the most disadvantaged local authority areas across Scotland. When the Trust was established, it was agreed a full external evaluation would be commissioned towards […]
Resilient Scotland have invested £300k in Linwood Community Development Trust to help redevelop a 3G sports facility. Linwood Community Development Trust was established in 2011 to preserve the recreational, cultural, social, educational and personal welfare resources of Linwood. Already significant social impact and community engagement has been achieved, but a key issue identified through extensive […]
Caledonia Cremation are committed to ensure that everyone can afford a dignified funeral and prevent funeral poverty. Alongside these services, they will use a team of counsellors to help people with the overall grief process, difficult financial situations and all other challenging situations connected to this trying time.
On 26thMarch, JTS celebrated their 10thanniversary with a reception in Scottish Parliament. The event charted JTS journey over the past 10 years, and guests heard inspiring speeches including one from Ben MacPherson, Minister for International Development.
Resilient Scotland, is delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Forsyth as its new Chair. Currently a Director with Resilient Scotland, Helen takes up the role as the tenure of chair Mike Grigor comes to an end. Currently, Chief Executive of Berwickshire Housing Association, Helen has been involved in Housing Associations and community regeneration since […]
Since 2013, Resilient Scotland has invested £7.5M from the Jessica (Scotland) Trust in social enterprises, development trusts, SCIOS and charities. Of that £5.2M has been invested through Making Enterprise Happen and £2.3M through Start and Grow. Read more