If your charity is looking for support with trustee recruitment or training, our specialist volunteer team has a range of free resources on offerFind out more
The Island Communities Fund is supporting projects across the Scottish Islands. Successful funded projects have now been announced.Read more on the successful funded projects
This ground-breaking course, titled â€˜Our Future Leaders,â€™ is now in its third cohort. It was developed by Inspiring Scotland and the Scottish Commission for People with Learning Disabilities (SCLD) to create a unique leadership course for people with learning disabilities, the only course of its kind in the whole of the UK.Read more
More than 121 projects across Scotland will share Â£38 million to support survivors of gender-based violence and focus on prevention.Find out more
The second year of the Scottish Governmentâ€™s Creative Communities programme has now launched, seeing a total of Â£2 million invested in creative projects across Scotland. Since the programme began in 2020, it has supported 46 community-based charities working with communities where social or geographical circumstances make engaging with culture more challenging.Read more
We transform vital charities. We empower visionary leaders. We shape public policies. We believe in opportunity for everyone. Since 2008, Inspiring Scotland has worked towards a Scotland where everyone, no matter who they are, no matter where they live, or the circumstances they are born into, has the chance to enjoy a happy, healthy life free from poverty or disadvantage. We do not accept the status quo and we are committed for as long as it takes, whatever it takes, to build a better Scotland.Learn More
Philanthropic funding is added to Scottish Government and Trust and Foundation moneyFind out more
We commit to long-term, flexible funding for a portfolio of charitiesFind out more
We provide tailored business development support and rigorously evaluate, to drive charities' ambition and long-term development goalsFind out more
Portfolio charities become stronger, more efficient, more accountacble and better governedFind out more
The portfolio approach creates a collaborative network for sharing knowledge and experienceFind out more
Charities raise more funding, increase their scale, and reach more and more young people for longerFind out more
IntroducingÂ Working Together,Â the 2019 Annual Review of our work. Read about the impact of our work across Scotland throughout the past year and our plans for 2019-2020, including our way of working, our model and our 10 social impact funds.Learn More
We identify and solve problems on a national scale, working together to get results.
We build networks of people, charities and organisations, and fund, design and implement pioneering solutions address Scotlandâ€™s deep-rooted social problems.Read More
Our network of professional volunteers lends vital expert assistance to Scotlandâ€™s charities, helping them to build capacity and overcome problems.Read More
We solve problems. With our experience, we can help identify social issues, improve practice and maximise impact for charities and organisations.Read More
Today marks the beginning of Â 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. Â 16 days is an annual international campaign which starts on the 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, and runs until 10 December, Human Rights Day. Inspiring Scotland are Programme manager of Delivering Equally Safe, the Scottish Government’sRead More
At our core, Inspiring Scotland is all about providing support to organisations to enable social impact, and this past year was no exception. In a year of such challenge, we had to adapt to continue providing robust support to over 450 organisations across Scotland â€“ responding to new challenges within our portfolios and sharing learningsRead More
This month for the third installment of our Botanics Blog we caught up with Edzell Nursery and Outdoor Nursery Edinburgh (ONE), the two nurseries involved in the project, to see how the experience has been so far. Edzell Nursery is based within a church hall at Goldenacre very close to the Botanic Gardens. Being basedRead More
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