Presentation on theme: "MORAY ADP STAKEHOLDER DAY. About us Set up in 1985 by the Trustee Savings Bank Group; One of four independent charitable trusts Distributing 1% of the."— Presentation transcript:
About us Set up in 1985 by the Trustee Savings Bank Group; One of four independent charitable trusts Distributing 1% of the Bank’s pre-tax profits; Since then we have made in excess of 13,000 grants totalling almost £94 million to thousands of charities the length and breadth of Scotland. Changing relationship with Banking Group, covenant ends 2019.
£2.25m awarded in 2013 Henry Duncan Awards 212 awards = £919k Partnership Drugs Initiative 13 awards = £1.18m Pilot initiative in West Lothian = £48k Additional Support in 2013 Capacity building support totalling £20,000 237 charities attended one of our face-to-face surgeries Over 150 practitioners attended PDI Conference grant making
strategy 2014-2017 Strategy ratified by Trustees in February 2014 Will run for three years until February 2017 Three overarching objectives: 1.Be the best grant-maker that we can be 2.Reach communities that grant-making doesn’t 3.Support other grant-makers
o Knowledge and awareness of what is happening in other parts of Scotland o Analysing what helps to make a successful application and project o Speaking with other funders o National overview Adding value
PDI background Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI) is a relationship grant-making programme and a partnership between Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland and Scottish Government and recently The Robertson Trust. Focused on children and young people affected by drug and/or alcohol issues (either their own or that of a parent/carer) Established in 2001 to: o increase the well-being of children and young people in Scotland affected by drugs and alcohol o help develop and influence both local and national policy and strategic direction
PDI ethos & approach Develop working relationships with funded groups: o Importance of understanding their work o Support and networking Look at understanding local needs and view: o Connecting to local strategies (Alcohol & Drug Partnerships) o How to add value Support the national policy: o Using the learning from the ground up o Connecting to policy priorities (GIRFEC, CAPSM, Road to Recovery, Alcohol Framework)
o Support for up to 50% of overall costs of project o Multi-year funding o Applications in partnership with local Alcohol and Drug Partnership o Focus on outcomes and demonstrating connection to local need PDI criteria
o Help to develop applications o Experience from 13 years of supporting groups o Support and training to help demonstrate the positive impact for children, young people and families o Networking and training to share from other projects delivering similar services PDI support
PDI strategy Be Proactive: Increase engagement with local partners across Scotland. Target areas of need to address gaps and extend reach. Communicate learning: Share more effective knowledge from PDI over the last 13 years. Optimise Available Funding: Attract new partners and increase the size of the pot.
What makes a good project o Trusting relationships and continuity of staffing. o Flexibility and addressing presenting needs helps with therapeutic interventions. o Change doesn’t happen in isolation there needs to be a connection to the local landscape and other local partners (both statutory and other voluntary groups).
o Experiences from other parts of Scotland – no need to reinvent – we need to learn from what we know on what works and what hasn’t o Capacity building – 3 day evaluation training programme understanding how to measure the difference you make can help strength projects o Enables more to be achieved - we have awarded excess of £20m 50% matched funding equates to £40m throughout Scotland Adding value
o Opportunity to work collaboratively – promoted and supported partnership models across Scotland o Widen networking opportunities – attending PDI events engaging with other practitioners encouraging conversations that promotes practice development and learning o Helps to contribute to local outcomes –everyone plays a part in a collective response that helps individuals achieve positive change Adding value
Application Advice o Use the guidance o Speak to funders o Concise clear language o Clearly define your outcomes o Clear project plans o Reasonable, accurate costs o Funding strategy General thoughts
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