Support for Device Lending Libraries

The objective of this project is to provide devices and/or connectivity to organisations across Scotland that can be used as part of lending schemes or lending libraries to support people who are experiencing digital exclusion.

The Connecting Scotland device lending libraries programme is open to organisations that are already running device lending libraries. It can help them expand the range of devices and connectivity that they have available, extend the number of devices available for loan or replace devices that are coming to the end of their lives.

Through the programme we aim to support people who are digitally excluded focusing on people:

This is a small fund distributing £100,000 capital funding overall.

Applications open 29th August 2023 and close 27th November 2023.