RBS - Skills and Opportunities Fund

Summary

The fund will support organisations that help people in disadvantaged communities to develop, create or access the skills and opportunities they need to help themselves, specifically in the areas of financial capability and enterprise. They will focus specifically on projects that help people to start or develop a new business, now or in the future, as well as on projects that help people to become financially capable. They would like to fund a diverse geographical spread of projects throughout Scotland, in line with the fund priorities of developing enterprise and financial capability, which demonstrate a measurable social impact in the most disadvantaged communities.


Fund details

Status:
Open
Type:
Grant
Source:
Private/for Profit Organisation
When to apply:
Round 7 applications open until 23 February 2018.
Next deadline:
23 Feb 2018
Charities only:
No
Website:
http://skillsandopportunitiesfund.rbs.com/
Email:
[email protected]
Phone:
0191 438 7999
How to apply
The application form and guidance are available from the website.
Exclusions
This fund lists a large number of exclusions: check the website for details.

Fund award sizes

Minimum:
No minimum provided
Maximum:
£35,000
Average:
No average provided
Annually awarded:
£280,000
Notes on award amounts:
£140,000 available per round in Scotland

Organisation

Name:
The Royal Bank Of Scotland Plc
Website:
http://www.rbs.com/
Email:
No funder email address
Phone:
0131 523 0964
Address:
31 St Andrews Square 2nd floor, , Edinburgh, EH2 2YE


Geographical Areas

  • UK

Activities

  • Community and capacity building
  • Education and Training
  • Employability services

Beneficiaries

  • Addicts and Misusers
  • Black and minority ethnic communities
  • Carers/ parents
  • Economically/socially disadvantaged
  • In or leaving care
  • Isolated socially
  • Living in rural areas
  • Offenders & ex-offenders
  • Older people
  • People affected by ill-health
  • People with disabilities
  • Refugees and asylum seekers
  • Unemployed
  • Victims of crime / abuse
  • Women
  • Young people