The Scottish Government, in partnership with COSLA, Scottish Refugee Council, UNESCO and Glasgow University are pleased to announce the Supporting New Scots Fund.
The Scottish Government, in partnership with COSLA, Scottish Refugee Council and the UNESCO Chair for Refugee Integration through Languages and the Arts at the University of Glasgow, are pleased to announce the establishment of the Supporting New Scots Fund. This fund, totalling £500,000, will focus on two of the highest priority areas for refugee integration: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Employability.
They are seeking tenders from organisations, including Local Authorities, Third Sector Organisations and private bodies, (including organisations currently in receipt of other AMIF funding), working with refugees who are currently delivering, or can rapidly gear up, to deliver a short (seven months) sharp interventions which target the maximum number of beneficiaries and deliver:
For ESOL Provision for Refugee projects, the maximum award is £25,000, the minimum award is £15,000.
For Refugee Employment projects, the maximum award is £70,000 for local interventions or £100,000 for projects which have a nationwide coverage, the minimum award is £50,000.
For more information on the application process and criteria, please see the attached documents as well as the Scottish Refugee Council page on the Fund: Supporting New Scots Fund – Scottish Refugee Council