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:
- Maximising income
- Getting people into work
- Improving health and well being
- Building stronger safer communities
- Increasing skills and creativity
- Cummings Park
- People living in poverty
- Lone parents and families with children
- Unemployed people
- Children and young people
- People with health issues
- Older people
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
For more information on Regeneration Matters please contact Anne Knight, Development Officer, on 523532 or email email@example.com
Minutes and Agendas:
6th February 2014