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Economic Downturn Programme


Grant Funding Programme 2012 – 2017


The Economic Downturn programme started on 1 October 2012. Programme priorities were agreed by our funders, the Scottish Government and the Money Advice Service, the organisation which helps people across the UK manage their money better.

This programme was extended in March 2015 and now runs until the end of March 2017.

What is the programme for?

The grants programme has two funding streams (Stream 1 and Stream 2) which are designed to contribute towards the achievement of the Scottish Government’s National Outcomes and to the benefits set out for the Scottish Government’s Making Justice Work Programme, which has been established to implement an outcome-focused programme to improve and develop Scotland’s justice system through increased partnership working between the key justice operational delivery partners.

A Stream 1 project provides one or more of the following:

A Stream 2 project provides one or more of the following:

There are 20 services funded by the Economic Downturn Programme.

If you have any questions about the Economic Downturn programmes, please contact us by email or by telephone:
Policy and Development
grantfunding@slab.org.uk
0131 240 1892


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