Scotch Whisky Action Fund - Update & Impact Report 2017
31 May 2017
The launch of the Scotch Whisky Action Fund (SWAF) has been a
significant development for the Scotch Whisky Association in its
work to promote responsible alcohol consumption and tackle
alcohol-related harm in Scotland.
It is a five year commitment with the aim of supporting
innovative projects to tackle alcohol-related harm and support
capacity building for projects which are showing emerging and
As a trade body, operating a fund is outwith our core business.
We are very grateful for the support and services of Foundation
Scotland, who manage the fund on our behalf.
We are publishing this report following the third round of
awards announced in September 2016. It is still early days but we
hope the report gives a flavour of the types of projects and
interventions we are proud to have been supporting.
A description of each of the projects is given under our three
people (aged under18), families and communities. For those
projects that have completed their work we have incorporated the
key outcomes achieved. As we receive the final evaluation reports
from each of the individual projects we will update this
Deputy Chief Executive
The Scotch Whisky Association