Scottish Parliament Local Government and Communities Committee - inquiry on funding for community and voluntary sector June 2020

VANL's CEO Maddy Halliday recently gave evidence at this session. The meeting focused on how Third Sector organisations in Scotland have been affected by the pandemic and what additional support the Scottish Government is providing. The Committee was keen to hear more about funding and in particular the Scottish Government’s Third Sector Resilience Fund (TSRF) which was set up to help organisations facing financial difficulties as a direct consequence of Covid-19. The session focused mainly on: Challenges faced generally by the Third Sector as a result of the pandemic, how these are being addressed and what additional support organisations are receiving; The Third Sector Resilience Fund, its application process, eligibility and whether the process ensures equitable access for all organisations.

Find the pre committee information here

Find the official report of the committee session here