Scottish Government helping communities affected by COVID-19

Section: Policy into PracticeType: News Item Date Published: 20th March 2020

£350 million fund announced to support welfare and wellbeing.

An additional £350 million will go to those most affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Scottish Government Communities Secretary Aileen Campbell has announced.

The funding will be made available to councils, charities, businesses and community groups and designed to be flexible, cutting down on red tape to enable them to respond swiftly and according to local need for people impacted economically or through reduced contact with society, including anyone struggling to access food.

For more information visit the Scottish Government website (this link will take you away from our website).

Please note this information is accurate at the date of publication of this ALLIANCE news item, 19 March 2020.

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