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Workplace Equality Fund 2018/19 – Round 2 Now Open

Workplace Equality Fund 2018/19 – Round 2 Now Open

 Voluntary Action Fund (VAF) is inviting applications for the £750,000 Workplace Equality Fund, which it is managing on behalf of the Scottish Government.

The fund aims to support Scottish Businesses to identify and promote practice that works to reduce employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers. A diverse workplace is indicative of a business that is drawing from the broadest possible talent pool. Workplace diversity also signals to talented employees that your business is open to new experiences and ideas.

Who can apply?

This fund is open to private sector and third sector organisations.

How much can organisations apply for?

The minimum grant amount is £5,000, and the maximum grant amount is £50,000.

What type of projects will the fund support?

The Fund will support different types of interventions that work to reduce employment inequalities, discrimination and barriers for the participant groups (minority ethnic people, women, disabled people, and older workers aged over 50). The Fund will consider the expansion of existing activity as well as new or pilot activity.

Deadline 30th August 2018.

Find out more and apply: https://www.voluntaryactionfund.org.uk/funding-and-support/workplace-equality-fund/

 

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