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...but it is just the beginning of the journey we need to take, says Julia Abel, Head of Funds.Read Julia's blog
In 2016, 14:19 Fund charities helped more young people than ever achieve a positive destination.Read the report
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
#AwayandPlay is a national campaign to get children all around Scotland playing outside.
Play is the foundation of a healthy, happy future for all of us, which is why we want to make play a fundamental part of growing up in Scotland.
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 Scotland‚Äôs deep-rooted social problems.Read More
Our network of professional volunteers lends vital expert assistance to Scotland‚Äôs 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
Outdoor play and learning was given a boost when Deputy First Minister and Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, John Swinney officially launched the Welly Wanderers outdoor nursery in Glasgow’s Castlemilk woods on World Children’s Day, 20 November 2017. The Welly Wanderers is one of three outdoor nurseries being established in Glasgow under a partnershipRead More
Chris Martin, Managing Director of Inspiring Scotland-supported charity Callander Youth Project Trust (CYPT), has been named Social Enterprise Champion by Social Enterprise Scotland. CYPT runs the Callander Youth Hostel and Bridgend caf√© in Callander as a social enterprise offering training and employment for young people in the hospitality industry. Chris, pictured above¬†with Angela Constance MSP,Read More
Inspiring Scotland supports Scottish Government in its commitment to improving the quality of Early Learning and Childcare through the publication of it’s Quality Action Plan. Through the work of the go2play fund, Inspiring Scotland has championed and encouraged play-based outdoor learning in Scotland’s communities, schools and natural spaces since 2010. We are pleased to seeRead More
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