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Supporting Communities Fund
Scottish Government has made a £40m fund available to community organisations including those that are not registered charities to support small scale community resilience. The fund will be allocated through community anchor organisations that are already playing a key active role in providing services within the community and will likely have established networking and connections through the communities.
Scottish Government has made a £50m Wellbeing Fund available. The fund is to enable national and local action by third sector organisations to reach the most vulnerable groups.
The fund will identify and support community led responses to COVID – 19 in their area and identify vulnerable groups to take proactive action to ensure that there are responses to support them.
Scottish Welfare Fund
An additional £40 million has been made available for the Scottish Welfare Fund to assist local authorities in meeting increased demands for Crisis and Community Care grants. £22 million will be issued first with the balance used in response to coronavirus hotspots.
Scottish Government is putting in place a £70 million Food Fund to help ensure everyone has access to food at this time, including at-risk groups and older people, as well as ensuring provision is in place for families in receipt of free school meals.