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Willow Den secures funding to offer Early Learning and Childcare in exclusively outdoor settings for children in Scotland aged 3 to 5 years old.Find out more
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Inspiring Scotland has secured social investment funding to launch outdoor nurseries in Scotland. Inspiring Scotlandâ€™s newly launched not for profit trading subsidiary – Willow DenÂ – will offer Early Learning and Childcare in exclusively outdoor settings for children in Scotland aged 3 to 5 years old. The funding package includes ÂŁ225,000 loan funding from SocialRead More
25 Charities across Scotland will share ÂŁ500,000 of funding to develop and deliver more free outdoor play opportunities in local communities, aimed at improving childrenâ€™s health and wellbeing. Creative outdoor play sessions, an outdoor playgroup for children and their dads, nature play spaces for local communities and gardening sessions are just some of theRead More
Has your charity started using digital in new and different ways over the past year? Or perhaps youâ€™re keen to better connect with your target audience through digital, but arenâ€™t sure where to start? Youâ€™re not alone â€“ over the past year a number of charities have taken on new digital approaches and one questionRead More
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