Conditions of Funding for Stonewall Scotland

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Dear Highland Council,

Under FOISA please supply me with Information contained in your records as follows:

The full conditions of funding for Stonewall Scotland?

To be clear please supply me with the total amount of funding being provided per financial year to Stonewall Scotland since the first FY of funding and the full conditions of funding for Stonewall Scotland.

Please supply me with the conditions of funding, which stipulate what criteria is expected by your council for Stonewall Scotland service for the funding awarded to Stonewall Scotland to achieve in real terms.

Please also advise if Stonewall Scotland have been rolling out training in any of your local authority Schools?

If so please state what schools have received Stonewall Scotland?

Please also state what professional standards and reporting is required to comply with the conditions of funding, this is to ensure the Scottish Government are provided VfM whilst not cutting back on Quality.

Yours faithfully,
[name removed]
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Subject of request: Funding for Stonewall Scotland
Details of your request: Under FOISA please supply me with Information
contained in your records as follows:

The full conditions of funding for Stonewall Scotland?

To be clear please supply me with the total amount of funding being
provided per financial year to Stonewall Scotland since the first FY of
funding and the full conditions of funding for Stonewall Scotland.

Please supply me with the conditions of funding, which stipulate what
criteria is expected by your council for Stonewall Scotland service for
the funding awarded to Stonewall Scotland to achieve in real terms.

Please also advise if Stonewall Scotland have been rolling out training in
any of your local authority Schools?

If so please state what schools have received Stonewall Scotland?

Please also state what professional standards and reporting is required to
comply with the conditions of funding, this is to ensure the Scottish
Government are provided VfM whilst not cutting back on Quality.

Your reference is FS-Case-469705959. Please quote this if you need to
[1]contact us.

We aim to handle your case within 20 working days of the date we received
your correspondence, which was 2022-12-05.

Yours sincerely,
Customer Resolution & Improvement Team

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Dear [name removed],

Original FOI request: Funding for Stonewall Scotland

Please supply me with the total amount of funding being provided per
financial year to Stonewall Scotland since the first FY of funding and the
full conditions of funding for Stonewall Scotland.

Funding was provided to Stonewall Equality Ltd, rather than Stonewall
Scotland.
Diversity Champions -11 January 2016 – 10 January 2017
2,500.00 + VAT
Diversity Champions – 11 January 2017 – 10 January 2018
2,500.00 + VAT
Education champions – 02 January 2017 – 01 January 2018
1250 + VAT
Education Champions – 02 January 2018 – 01 January 2019
1250 + VAT

Please supply me with the conditions of funding, which stipulate what
criteria is expected by your council for Stonewall Scotland service for
the funding awarded to Stonewall Scotland to achieve in real terms.

Information on any conditions attached to the funding is not held by the
Council therefore under Section 17 of the Freedom of Information
(Scotland) Act 2002 we cannot release this information to you as we do not
hold this information.

Please also advise if Stonewall Scotland have been rolling out training in
any of your local authority Schools?

Stonewall Scotland have not rolled out training to any local schools in
Highland.

Please also state what professional standards and reporting is required to
comply with the conditions of funding, this is to ensure the Scottish
Government are provided VfM whilst not cutting back on Quality.

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Customer Resolution and Improvement Team

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Mura h-eil na beachdan a tha air an cur an cèill sa phost-d seo a'
buntainn ri gnothachas Chomhairle na Gàidhealtachd, 's ann leis an neach
fhèin a chuir air falbh e a tha iad, is chan eil iad an-còmhnaidh a'
riochdachadh beachdan na Comhairle, no buidhnean buntainneach, agus chan
eil am post-d seo na phàirt de chunnradh sam bith mura h-eil sin air
innse.