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Funding to help communities tackle cost of living crisis
The National Lottery Community Fund has launched a new fund for community organisations supporting people through the cost of living crisis.
Report on community council planning issues
Planning Democracy have now published a report on the outcomes of a recent community council focus group on planning issues.
Community transport map created by CTA
The Community Transport Association has published a new report which explores the diversity and impact of community transport in Scotland.
Community Led funding opportunity from National Lottery
Organisations in Scotland are now able to apply to the National Lottery Community Fund for Community Led funding between £10,000 and £150,000.
Campaign to raise awareness of dangers of giant hogweed
NatureScot and COBIS (Care of Burns in Scotland) have launched a campaign to raise awareness of the dangers posed by giant hogweed.
Get Walking with Nature thanks to Paths for All
Paths for All have put together Walking with Nature backpacks to encourage and help people to care for the local areas where they walk and cycle.
New resources for rural community councils
Inspiring Scotland have launched a new free resource to help rural community organisations develop key skills essential for the safe and successful delivery of projects and services.
New Volunteering Action Plan launched for Scotland
Volunteer Scotland and the Scottish Government have launched a new Volunteering Action Plan at The Gathering, SCVO’s annual celebration of the voluntary sector.
Mentoring opportunity for community active travel
Sustrans Scotland have today announced the launch of Activate Mentoring, their new active travel peer mentoring programme for community organisations across the country.
New heritage guidance from Historic Environment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland (HES) have recently published a new guide for local communities on Talking About Heritage.
Learning Exchange support for community organisations
The Community Learning Exchange is an initiative for community organisations which allows the exchange of knowledge and experience between groups and individuals.
New report published on community empowerment
The Accounts Commission and the Auditor General for Scotland have published a report on Principles for community empowerment, detailing how Scotland’s public bodies worked with communities and empowered community organisations to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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