The Scottish Children’s Lottery Trust will support applications which:
- Will work with the most vulnerable children and young people who are at a demonstrably high risk of being negatively impacted by poverty.
- Demonstrate involvement of individuals and communities that understand and have experience of the issues that poverty presents.
Examples of projects and activities which can be funded include:
- Cost-of-Living Crisis project or service (only through the Small Fund)
- Practical family support including food, clothing and shelter
- Support for single parents including parenting skills, health and nutrition
- Accessible and affordable daycare or play facilities
- Support for vulnerable parents with preschool children or families with pre-school children suffering from any type of disability
- Provision of after school care/holiday cover ensuring time and resource for additional educational support
- Provision of specific IT/educational equipment for socially deprived children or children suffering from any form of physical or mental disability
- One to one mentoring of children struggling within school because of family circumstances Support for community libraries and learning spaces
- Community based leisure and sporting programmes
- Local youth clubs and recreational activities
- Employability and skills training within a local community
- Mentoring or one to one support, building the self-confidence and skills required to enter the employment market