Fairer Aberdeen Board

The Fairer Aberdeen Fund (previously the Fairer Scotland Fund) is allocated annually by Aberdeen City Council. It is managed by the Fairer Aberdeen Board, made up of Community Planning Partners and Community Representatives, and its purpose is to tackle poverty and deprivation.

The Board has agreed the following outcomes, neighbourhoods and vulnerable groups as priorities for use of the Fund:

Priority Outcomes:

  • Maximising income
  • Getting people into work
  • Improving health and well being
  • Building stronger safer communities
  • Increasing skills and creativity

Priority Neighbourhoods:

  • Cummings Park
  • Middlefield
  • Northfield
  • Seaton
  • Tillydrone
  • Torry
  • Woodside

Priority Groups:

  • People living in poverty
  • Lone parents and families with children
  • Unemployed people
  • Children and young people
  • People with health issues
  • Older people

Priority aims:

  • Improving access to services
  • Supporting community involvement
  • Promoting volunteering

During 2014-15 funding was awarded to 64 initiatives, supporting Projects in priority areas and work across the City with vulnerable groups and individuals. Grants ranged from £3,000 to £147,000 in value.

A total of 27,343 people participated in, or benefited from, funded activities and services, and 1040 volunteers carried out a total of 109,473 volunteer hours.

For more information please contact Susan Thoms, Programme Coordinator, on 01224 523833 or email sthoms@aberdeencity.gov.uk

For more information on Regeneration Matters please contact Anne Knight, Development Officer, on 523532 or email aknight@aberdeencity.gov.uk

Minutes and Agendas:

10th December 2015
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29th October 2015
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10th September 2015
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21st May 2015
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21st March 2015
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15th January 2015
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27th November 2014
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13th March 2014
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6th February 2014
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Key Documents:

Annual Report 2014-15

Annual Report 2013-14