New Chairperson For Scottish National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund, the UK’s largest funder of community activity in the UK, has this week announced the appointment of new Chair of its Scotland Committee.

Their appointment come at a time when the Fund remains focussed on distributing vital funding to groups that are helping communities through the current COVID-19 crisis and, longer-term, on supporting the ideas and projects that put people in the lead.

Kate Still is to lead the Fund’s Scotland Committee, overseeing grant making in the country. With over 25 years’ experience in education, employability and community enterprise, Kate is currently Director for Scotland at The Prince’s Trust. Previously she was Chair of Employment Support Scotland and a Fellow of the Institute of Employability.

Kate Still, The National Lottery Community Fund’s new Scotland Committee Chair, said: I am honoured to be appointed to the role of Chair with The National Lottery Community Fund in Scotland. I look forward to supporting people tackle the issues that matter most to them to improve lives and build stronger communities that put people in the lead.”

Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive of The National Lottery Community Fund, said: 

“With Kate’s background and expertise in employment and skills, she knows that people understand, better than anyone, what’s needed in their communities.
“As Chair Scotland Committee, their vision will help us to fulfil our fundamental purpose of awarding National Lottery money to help create stronger, more connected communities across the UK.”

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