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Direct weblinks to these are located in the ‘Resources’ section at the end of this article.
This £0.5m grant fund focuses on equality, aiming to fund projects that explore tech to “increase access, opportunity or quality of outcomes in terms of wealth, health, education, political participation, community engagement or social justice.”
The CATS Fund is expected to give third sector organisations with a role in the local rollout of the Carers (Scotland) Act 2016 the opportunity to apply for small grants to improve their capacity to do so, with a focus on transforming systems such as IT, accounting, data collection, data protection and recording.
They provide funding to projects which reduce demand by preventing ill health and increasing individual citizens’ ability to better manage their health or increase capacity by improving the quality of care provided within existing or reduced funding baselines.
Note that the Lottery and other charitable funds are also potential sources of funding support.
Written by: Zahid Deen