Who We Help

Winter Funding for vulnerable families

STV Children’s Appeal was asked to distributed a portion of funding from Scottish Government to help vulnerable families cope with the effects of winter. Funds were used to help people pay for food, heating, warm clothing and shelter.

Between December 2020 and March 2021, STV Children’s Appeal distributed £1,571,482.

317 grants were made to 327 community groups and voluntary organisations in every local authority area of Scotland.

In total, 7,516 families and 11,844 children were supported across every local authority area of Scotland.

Read the full evaluation report which outlines:

  • our funding methodology
  • who was helped by the funds
  • how the money was spent
  • qualitative interview findings
  • our learnings from distributing this funding