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 Kilmarnock, Edinburgh, Glasgow 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

Skills Development Scotland

Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

We have contracts to deliver SDS programmes in Aberdeen and Argyll

 

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CYPFEIF & ALEC

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

Edinburgh City Council

Employability Third Party Grants Programme (ETPG)

ETPG, administered by Joined Up For Jobs, the youth employability strategy of the City of Edinburgh Council, supports our Leith Pioneers project in Edinburgh

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 Robertson Trust

The Robertson Trust supports the Project Coordinator in our Leith Pioneers project in Edinburgh

 

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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Southside Housing Association

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

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West Highland Housing Association

Our Argyll project is delivered in partnership with West Highland, who refer young people, provide office space and make a financial contribution to the project.

Langstane Housing Association

Langstane Housing Association

Our Aberdeen/shire project is delivered in partnership with Langstane, who refer young people and provide office space for 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.

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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. At the moment we have charity partnerships 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.

The KFC Foundation

KFC Foundation

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