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25.03.2021

Delivering Equally Safe Fund-Important Update

IMPORTANT UPDATE

On the 24th March 2021, the Scottish Government and COSLA issued a joint statement on the Delivering Equally Safe fund. The statement outlines a number of important changes to the fund which have come in with immediate effect. We understand that those who are intending to apply may have questions and we are working closely with the Scottish Government to ensure that all the documents associated with the fund including the Information and Application Guidance Notes are updated within the next few days. We will endeavour to have the updated documents available and distributed to everyone who has registered interest as soon as possible.

Please note: The application deadline date has been extended to midday on Friday 28th May.

Click here to access the full statement.

Funding to support community-led local development
25.01.2022

Funding to support community-led local development

120 not-for-profit community groups are to benefit from £1.8 million funding to trial new and innovative ways to address local challenges and embrace local opportunities. The Rural Communities ‘Ideas into Action’ Fund opened to applications from Monday 13 September to Friday 8 October, and is part of a £3 million commitment by Scottish Government to

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Additional funding for sustainable islands
24.01.2022

Additional funding for sustainable islands

Additional funding has been allocated to local island projects. Projects delivering strong community climate themes across some of Scotland’s islands will receive a share of almost £600,000 to support sustainability and provide more green travel options. The projects are delivered through the Scottish Government’s Island Communities Fund, which provides investment for community-led projects that support

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Thrive Outdoors Blog Series: Sharing learning from the Wee Garden
21.01.2022

Thrive Outdoors Blog Series: Sharing learning from the Wee Garden

This month for the fifth instalment of our Botanics Blog series we hear from Caroline Walsh an Early Years Outdoor Learning Officer at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Caroline shares her experience of the project so far and the key learnings along the way! I came into this exciting research project full of ideas. I had a vision

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