Examining counter-terrorism impact on charity banking

The government is to convene a working group to look at the implications of counter terrorism legislation on the funding and delivery of humanitarian assistance, including the closing of charity bank accounts. The working group will include charities and NGOs as well as members of the banking sector and key government departments.

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Learning and Empowering funds for children, young people and families

£2 million project fund now open for applications

Applications to the £2 million Children, Young People and Families and Adult Learning and Empowering Communities Project Fund (CYFEIF and ALEC Fund) are now open.  The Scottish Government has made project funding available to the third sector to support preventative work with children, young people and families.  The project fund covers two years from April 2017 to March 2019 and will focus on projects that:

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