Our work would not be possible without the support of our Funding Partners, Delivery Partners and Corporate Partners

Funding Partners

All of our projects receive significant statutory or private funding from a variety of sources. These partnerships provide the financial foundation for the delivery of our projects across Scotland.

 

The Hunter Foundation

Social Innovation Partnership (SIP)/Hunter Foundation

This funding supports the development of new partnership projects in East Ayrshire, Edinburgh and Aberdeen

Glasgow City Council Integrated Grant Fund

Integrated Grant Fund (IGF)

IGF funds the Pathfinder Project in north-west Glasgow and also supports our south Glasgow project

Argyll & Bute Council - Young Persons Guarantee

Young Persons Guarantee

Argyll & Bute council support the Argyll & Bute Programme through Young Persons Guarantee funding.

 

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

We have contracts to deliver SDS programmes in Glasgow and Argyll

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CYPFEIF & ALEC

Administered by Corra, we receive a CYPFEIF grant towards core costs.

BBC Children in Need

BBC Children in Need

A BBC Children in Need grant supports two staff in our Leith Pioneers project in Edinburgh

 

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The Henry Smith Charity

The Henry Smith Charity provides a grant to support our core programme development.

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The Paul Hamlyn Foundation

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation is providing a three year grant for our pilot On-Your-Side Mentoring programme.

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The CAF Resilience Fund

The CAF Resilience Fund is providing funding towards a variety of core and programme costs to ensure the charity is resilient and in a position to move forward post covid.

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Young Start

Young Start supports our East Ayrshire project based in Kilmarnock.

 

Delivery Partners

Over the years we have learned that delivering our projects in partnership with other locally based organisations increases the chances of young people securing jobs, apprenticeships or going into further education when they have completed the programme.

All of these partners are key to referring young people to the projects. Many provide additional support to the young people during the programme – and some also provide match funding.

DRC Youth Project

Dumbarton Road Corridor Youth Project (DRC)

The Pathfinder Project is delivered in partnership with DRC who engage and refer young people – and provide continued support to those who need it throughout the length of the programme.

Glen Oaks Housing Association

Glen Oaks Housing Association

Our south Glasgow project is delivered in partnership with Glen Oaks, who refer young people, provide office space and make a financial contribution to the project.

New Gorbals Housing Association

New Gorbals Housing Association

Our south Glasgow project is delivered in partnership with New Gorbals, who refer young people, provide office space and make a financial contribution to the project. They also secure the IGF grant for the south Glasgow project.

 

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Elderpark Housing Association

Our south Glasgow project is delivered in partnership with Elderpark, who refer young people and make a financial contribution to the project.

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Street Soccer Scotland

Street Soccer Scotland are one of our SIP/Hunter Foundation partners. They engage and refer young people – and provide continued support to those who need it throughout the length of the programme. We deliver partnership projects in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen

Centrestage

Centrestage

Centrestage are another one of our SIP/Hunter Foundation partners. Based in Kilmarnock, they engage and refer young people – and provide continued support to those who need it throughout the length of the programme.

 

Mid Argyll Youth Development Services

Our Argyll & Bute project is delivered in partnership with MAYDS, who provide support staff and refer young people to the project.

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Cyrenians

Our Leith Pioneers project in Edinburgh is delivered in partnership with Cyrenians, through the secondment of a part time Youth Engagement Worker who identifies young people for the programme and provides additional support to them throughout the length of the programme.

 

Partnerships with three local schools – Leith Academy, Trinity Academy and Drummond Community High School – are the main source of referrals to Cyrenians for the Leith Pioneers project.

 

Corporate Partners

We are keen to build relationships with large and small businesses, involving staff at every level, customers and clients. We develop corporate partnerships on an individual basis to support local projects and the charity’s development across Scotland. Our current, and recent, charity partnerships are with:

Sunshine on Leith BNI

BNI Scotland south-east

WorkingRite is the adopted charity member of the Sunshine on Leith BNI business referral organisation – working together to support businesses in the local community.

Lyreco

Lyreco

WorkingRite was nominated as charity of the year (2022-23), with staff fundraising to support our projects across Scotland.

Baillie Gifford

Baillie Gifford

WorkingRite was nominated as charity of the year (2021-22), with staff fundraising, organising events and providing services (printing) to support our projects across Scotland.

The KFC Foundation

KFC Foundation

KFC restaurants across Scotland adopted WorkingRite as their charity of the year (2018-20), with staff and customers fundraising to support local projects.