Lintel Trust appointed to handle £300,000 SPA community trust fund

Lintel Trust, part of the Link group, has been appointed on a two-year contract to manage the Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) Community Benefit Fund which will invest up to £300,000 to improving social outcomes in Scottish communities.

The SPA Community Benefit Fund is accumulated from procurement efficiencies generated by SPA partners from the collaborative procurement of construction and refurbishment works to social housing stock. Lintel Trust will work with each individual SPA partner, including Scottish Housing Associations and Local Authorities, to identify and implement projects to improve the wellbeing of social housing residents and the wider community.

Commenting on the appointment Kate Christie, Lintel Trust Development Officer said; "We are delighted to be able to work with the Scottish Procurement Alliance and its partners to help deliver community benefits throughout Scotland. The SPA contract makes use of our extensive expertise in managing investment funds for improved social outcomes".

Clive Feeney, Head of SPA Operations, added; "Improving homes and communities through more efficient procurement is the prime aim of the Scottish Procurement Alliance and I know that each SPA partner is excited at the prospect of working with the Lintel Trust to deliver such improvements over the coming months and years".

Pictured (L to R): Clive Feeney, Head of Operations, SPA, Kate Christie, Development Officer, Lintel Trust and Robert McDowall, Chairperson of Lintel Trust