Fund to help organisations implement new Carers Act

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The fund is open for applications from third sector organisations – charities, social enterprises and voluntary groups,based in Scotland who are currently providing support to carers which is aligned with the implementation of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. This funding is to improve their capacity to carry out their role in local implementation of the Act. Your organisation must be part of a regulated body – that have a charity number, SCIO number. Where this is not the case, your application must have the support of a regulated organisation who will be asked to provide a reference for you.

In addition to applications from single organisations, they welcome collaboration between eligible organisations and will consider joint applications where economies of scale, wider sector benefit and innovation can be clearly demonstrated.

Closing date for applications is 3rd August 2018

Find all the details on how to apply to the fund here

Please read the guidelines before submitting your application.

If you have any queries, please contact Irene Connelly on (0141) 465 7537 or email her at:

Self Directed Support Scotland

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