Third Sector And Social Enterprise Challenge Fund
In September 2012, the Minister for Youth Employment, Angela
Constance, announced the Third Sector and Social Enterprise
The fund was to help thousands of young
Scots into jobs, and follows the allocation of £3 million
Scottish Government funding for the third sector.
Twenty-four projects across Scotland received investment from
the Third Sector and Social Enterprise Challenge Fund
with 1,652 young people given the chance to improve their
The Third Sector and Social Enterprise Challenge Fund formed
part of the Scottish Government's £30 million investment in 2012/13
in The Youth Employment Strategy.
In October 2013, Skills Development Scotland published
its Evaluation of the project which can be viewed on there website.
Case studies from the some of the organisations that were
involved in the fund are now available.