Three months into the Wee Grants for Wee Groups pilot the Robertson Trust are and thrilled with the response so far.
Over £114,000 has been awarded to 71 organisations across Scotland, with awards ranging from £500 to £2,000 for anything from data literacy workshops for young people experiencing disadvantage (the Datakirk) to a wheelchair-adaptive bike (Shetland Sport for All). The groups may be wee, but the impact has the potential to be huge.
Their blog sets out some of the key reasons that applications aren’t successful and gives some great tips on how to increase your chances of funding. They expect the pilot to run until December 2019.