Independent Living Fund Scotland
ILF Scotland is a Non-Departmental Scottish Public Body (NDPB) constituted as a company limited by guarantee. It was created following the closure of the UK ILF in June 2015 and has been administering Scottish ILF funding for existing fund recipients in Scotland and Northern Ireland since 1st July 2015.
ILF Scotland distributes annual funding of approximately £60m to support individual recipients to lead independent lives. The organisation consists of a staff team of around 66, who provide award management services for approximately 5,000 current fund recipients split between the 2015 Fund and Transition Fund.
The organisation is fully funded by and accountable to, Scottish and Northern Ireland Government Ministers via a Board of Directors. Directors are appointed by Scottish Ministers in-line with the Scottish Public Appointments process.
As a values based organisation, ILF Scotland takes a values led approach to legislative compliance where people and relationship building are a key focus.