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  • Sistema Scotland

    Insights from our response to COVID-19

    In this Insights report, we summarise how we responded to COVID-19 and what we learned about ourselves as a funder as well as what organisations we support have told us about how they've managed and some of the risks they now face.

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    Revising our strategy - update

    An update on our new strategy, which we plan to launch in October 2020.

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    Insights in Brief: Social Investment and COVID-19

    A new report sharing what we've learned from our social investments in light of Coronavirus, and how we could use this to inform the stages of rescue, recovery and revival.

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    Raising new money for nature

    Defra, the Environment Agency, and Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, with the support of Triodos Bank UK, have formed a collaboration to support environmental projects to attract private sector or other investment to help tackle climate change and restore nature.

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    Our Annual Report for 2019

    Read our 2019 Annual Report, which gives an overview of Esmee's year - our operations, funding and investments.

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    Caroline Mason: Esmée Fairbairn’s response to coronavirus

    Read about our response to Coronavirus

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    Coronavirus - Grants Plus support

    Find out how we've adapted our Grants Plus offer to support current grantees and investees.

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    Coronavirus - funding and reassurance

    Find out about what actions we have taken in response to Coronavirus including the £16m additional funding we are making available this year.

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    Arts & Culture Impact Fund

    Building on the success of the Arts Impact Fund, this new fund is the most ambitious of its kind globally, with an investment pool of £20 million.

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