We bring together people, communities, organisations and government to drive social change and transform lives.Learn more
Inspiring Scotland is now accepting applications for the Support in the Right Direction (SiRD2021) FundFind out more
Hub Community Foundation's Building Brighter Futures Fund is now open for applicationsFind out more
10 years of working together for a better Scotland.Find out more
...but it is just the beginning of the journey we need to take, says Julia Abel, Head of Funds.Read Julia's blog
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 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
A free global pro bono legal service is expanding to Scotland through the collaboration with Legal firm CMS and Inspiring Scotland. TrustLaw is the Thomson Reuters Foundationâ€™s global pro bono legal programme which connects high-impact NGOs and social enterprises with the best law firms and corporate legal teams to provide them with free legal assistance.Read More
Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Maree Todd, has announced the number of hours nursery children spend outdoors is set to increase, and Inspiring Scotland will play a key role inÂ encouraging and supporting greater use of outdoor learning in the early years.Â Ms Todd made the announcement during a visit to City of EdinburghRead More
Building Brighter Future Fund is looking to support disadvantaged young people with the opportunities to gain the skills and confidence to succeed through education, training and employment, throughout Scotland. Building Brighter Futures Fund will distribute up to ÂŁ300,000 in total per annum over three years to selected organisations supporting young people, aged 12 to 21,Read More
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