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Seòmar agus comataidhean

Question reference: S6W-25298

  • Date lodged: 6 February 2024
  • Current status: Answered by Emma Roddick on 20 February 2024


To ask the Scottish Government what objectives it set for any funding that it has provided to Refugee Sanctuary Scotland since 2019.


Refugee Sanctuary Scotland was formerly known as Refugee Survival Trust, up to July 2023. The Scottish Government has not provided funding to Refugee Sanctuary Scotland, but has provided funding to the organisation under their former name since 2019.

The following table contains a list of objectives set by Scottish Government with reference to the funding provided to the organisation then known as Refugee Survival Trust since 2019.



Immediate Priorities Fund

To address the additional needs of asylum seekers and people subject to NRPF that will occur as a result of anticipated Covid-19 restrictions in the Glasgow area for the period 2020 - 2021.

Immediate Priorities Fund

To address the immediate needs of refugees and asylum seekers, in particular those experiencing or at risk of destitution during the current public health crisis 2020 – 2021.

Immediate Priorities Fund

To address challenges as a result of Covid-19, to support vulnerable individuals and those in need, to help communities respond to the needs and challenges they are experiencing, and protect the wellbeing of the people of Scotland 2020 – 2021.

Refugee Survival Trust also received funding under the Smarter Choices, Smarter Places (SCSP) Open Fund, which is operated by Paths for All, for a pilot project facilitating public transport access.