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Funding provided to Stonewall

Funding provided to Stonewall: FOI response (reference 4933)

Date received

20 November 2021

Date responded

17 December 2021

Information requested

1. In respect of each of the years 2015-2021, please confirm what funding has been provided to Stonewall by Scottish Enterprise.

2. Please specify whether the funding in 1 above has been in the form of: (a) direct grants for unlimited purposes; (b) direct grants for limited purposes (in that event, stating the purpose); (c) payment for goods or services (specifying the relevant goods and services).

3. Where the funding in 1 above has been by way of payment for goods or services, please specify:(a) what analysis has been conducted to ascertain whether these goods or services meet contractual and/or legal requirements; (b) what contractual or other recourse exists to reclaim in respect of goods or services that are defective, substandard or delivered in contravention of the law; (c) what steps are being taken to seek recourse for any such contractual or legal shortfalls.

4. In respect of the payments referred to in 1 above, please state: (a) What criteria were applied in deciding to make payments by way of direct grants;(b) What tendering process was conducted with regard to provision of goods or services;(c) What alternative suppliers of goods or services were considered.


1. Funding provided for each year specified was as follows:

  • 2015-2016 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2016-2017 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2017-2018 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2018-2019 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2019-2020 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2020-2021 Diversity Champions Membership £3000
  • 2021 organisation-wide LGBT Awareness Session, priced at £360

All amounts include VAT.

2. The funding provided above was (c) payment for goods and services.

3. (a) No information held. (b) The terms and conditions of Diversity Champions Membership contain a general clause on disputes and claims. (c) No information held.

4. (a) Not applicable (b) No information held (c) No information held.

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