Lintel Trust gears up for GO Awards Scotland!

Lintel Trust, part of the Link group of social enterprises, has been shortlisted in the Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 for its partnership with Scottish Procurement Alliance (SPA) to deliver its Community Benefit Fund.

Lintel Trust’s senior business development officer, Kate Christie said: “We are delighted our work with SPA has been recognised by the GO Awards Scotland and pleased to be joining the other finalists in the Social Value category.


“The judging panel consists of some of the country’s leading procurement experts, and we are proud they have recognised the hard work that has gone into our partnership with SPA.


“We have been working with SPA since 2016 as their charity partner, delivering £300,000 of Community Benefit grant awards to organisations across Scotland.”


The partnership has supported a wide range of projects including social inclusion, digital participation, financial inclusion, employability and local community projects.


Grahame Steed, GO Awards Scotland Lead Judge, said: “I’m delighted to see such a strong array of finalists in this year’s GO Awards Scotland.


“Each has made it through the first phase of judging and deserve recognition for their achievement.


“Once again, we have a diverse range of finalists from across the entire nation, demonstrating how vibrant and progressive public sector procurement is in Scotland". 


The awards, which will be held on 29 October 2019 at the Glasgow Marriott Hotel, are hosted and organised by BiP Solutions Ltd and supported by the Scottish Government.


Lintel Trust provides an end to end fund management service, including identification of projects; application management; independent board approval; payment of grants; provision of monitoring tools and guidance; assistance with sourcing match funding opportunities; support for beneficiaries; and reporting on the social value of the projects supported.