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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22403: Stuart McMillan (Greenock and Inverclyde)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 28 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government what progress is being made with its 2019-20 International Development Small Grants Programme funding round.

Answered by: Ben Macpherson 29 March 2019

I am pleased to announce that funding amounting to a total of £468,525 will be provided to 18 organisations, from our Small Grants Programme 2019-2020, for projects to commence in April 2019.

Total amount of Recommended funding - Programme Year 2019-2020

Type of Grant

Number

Total Recommendation

Project

6

£359,225

Feasibility

5

£47,029

Capacity Building

7

£62,271

TOTAL

18

£468,525

 

Recommendations for funding after assessment by country and grant type - Programme Year 2019-2020

 

Country

Project

Capacity Building

Feasibility Study

Totals

Malawi

5

-

2

7

Zambia & Malawi

1

-

-

1

Zambia

 

2

-

2

Rwanda

-

-

1

1

Bangladesh

-

-

1

1

DRC

-

-

1

1

Uganda

-

-

-

-

Tanzania

-

3

-

3

Myanmar

-

1

-

1

Kenya

-

-

-

-

India

-

1

-

1

Total

6

7

5

18

The Small Grants Programme 2019-2020 attracted 28 applications before the deadline. Four applications were rejected as outwith our eligibility criteria, and therefore were not part of the full assessment process. The remaining 24 applications were fully assessed.

The full list of the organisations to be funded is available on the following web link:

https://www.gov.scot/publications/small-grants-programme-funding-awards-2019-to-2020