New ¬£7 million fund announced to improve equality and human rights in Scotland. Open for applications until 14 May, it will cover projects up to 2024.Find out more
Organisations tackling violence against women and girls invited to apply for a share of up to ¬£13 million. UPDATE: submission deadline has been moved to Friday 30 April 2021, so applicants now have an extra month.Find out more
Link Up's 2020 annual report shows how lives are being improved through positive relationships, shared purpose, and kindness.Find out more
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Introducing¬†Working Together,¬†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
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Projects invited to apply for support A new ¬£7 million fund has been announced to improve equality and human rights in Scotland. It will support work which advances human rights, promotes equality and tackles discrimination around age, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, disability and race. The fund will remain open for applications from today untilRead More
UPDATED: 21 initiatives have now been selected. A full list can be found here. A map of all 21 funded initiatives can be found here. 12 initiatives have been selected as some of the first projects to benefit from the ¬£2m Islands Green Recovery Programme (Pr√≤gram Ath-Shl√†nachaidh Uaine nan Eilean). Seaweed farming, environmentally friendlyRead More
New ¬£1 million children‚Äôs winter clothing fund. New funding of ¬£1 million will mean more children can reap the benefits of outdoor play and learning, whatever the weather. Nurseries and other Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) settings can apply to the fund for help to buy winter clothing for young children who need it.Read More
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