Successful funded projects announced for the Island Communities FundRead more on the successful funded projects
This ground-breaking course, titled ‚ÄėOur Future Leaders,‚Äô 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 ¬£38 million to support survivors of gender-based violence and focus on prevention.Find out more
The second year of the Scottish Government‚Äôs Creative Communities programme has now launched, seeing a total of ¬£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
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
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
Blog 2 Read on as we share Blog 2 in our blog series on bringing Outdoor ELC to the Botanics in Edinburgh. This week’s blog contributor is Cath Ashby part of the learning team at the Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh. Hi I am Cath Ashby and I have worked at the Botanics for 23Read More
Blog 1 This week sees the start of an exciting collaboration between the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE), Inspiring Scotland‚Äôs Thrive Outdoors team, the University of Edinburgh and two Edinburgh-based Early Learning and Childcare settings; Edzell Nursery and Outdoor Nursery Edinburgh (ONE). Over the next six months the partners will undertake research as groups ofRead More
People living in Scotland‚Äôs island-based communities will benefit from new funding for projects designed to support employment, community resilience and health and wellbeing. Through the ¬£2 million Island Communities Fund, 29 successful community groups and businesses across 23 islands have been awarded grants of up to ¬£150,000 each. Projects focus on developing sustainable economic activitiesRead More
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