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SafeDeposits Scotland donates £200,000 to Charitable Trust

SafeDeposits Scotland has provided a boost to the promotion of education, training and best practice in Scotland's private rented sector by donating £200,000 in surplus funds to its grant-giving charity, the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust.

The SafeDeposits Scotland board, chaired by Ian Potter, made the donation after a strong financial year for the not-for-profit tenancy deposit protection scheme.

Ian Potter said: "For the eighth consecutive year we have been in the position to make a sizeable donation to the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust. As these donations are made possible as a result of scheme operations, this is a reflection of SafeDeposits' success and we are pleased to fulfil our commitment of putting money back into the private rented sector for the benefit of those who live and work in it."

John Duff, Chairman of the SafeDeposits Scotland Charitable Trust, said: "The Trustees and I welcome this generous donation from SafeDeposits Scotland and look forward to responsibly administering the distribution of these funds to organisations across Scotland. We are keen to receive applications for projects that benefit landlords, letting agents and tenants alike and I would encourage all interested parties to read more about the Trust and reach out to us via"


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