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Scotland is beautiful. We have mountains and rolling hills, forests, meadows, sandy beaches and rocky bays. Our cities, towns and villages are rich with urban beauty too. In fact, with their abundance of parks and gardens, they are the greenest in the UK. It is a beautiful place to call home and should be aRead More
Inspiring Scotland recently commissioned Blake Stevenson to carry out an Independent EvaluationÂ ofÂ ourÂ intandemÂ programme. Established to support children and young people who are looked after at home,Â intandemÂ provides them with a mentor they meet once a week, with whom they can have a positive and trusting relationship free from some of the pressures that life has thrown atRead More
Case study one â€“ Financial process review. A fraudulent email was sent to a staff member at a charity that claimed to come from the chief executive, asking for a transfer of Â£28,000 to be made with immediate effect. As the staff member was new,Â alarm bells were not triggered until after the transferRead More
Scotland does not belong to you. It does not belong to me. It doesnâ€™t belong to politicians, public servants, business leaders or entrepreneurs. Scotland belongs to our young people, our children and their children yet to come. We are just caretakers. It is our job to build a country, and a society, our children andRead More
[THIS FUND HAS NOW CLOSED] We are excited to be managing the assessment of applications to a new Â£100,000 â€˜Building Collaboration Fundâ€™. Applications open on 4th February 2019, with grants of up to Â£25,000 available for groups of third sector partners working in collaboration, to improve the social care they provide. The Fund is aRead More
This is a guest post written by a member of staff at Venture Trust Itâ€™s the small things that really matterâ€¦ relationships forged through a shared endeavour to help young people transform their lives for the long term. For the past 10 years, Inspiring Scotland and Venture Trust have been working together to change theRead More
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