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Celia Tennant: Our response to the incorporation of the UNCRC in Scots law
28.08.2019

Celia Tennant: Our response to the incorporation of the UNCRC in Scots law

  At Inspiring Scotland, we firmly believe that the health, happiness and wellbeing of children and young people is paramount. It is a shared responsibility of civil society – people and organisations across the public, private and third sectors – to protect children and young people. To support them to grow up with the means

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The Play Rangers are back: community play gets under way for summer 2019
01.08.2019

The Play Rangers are back: community play gets under way for summer 2019

Thousands of children will be out playing in their communities across Scotland this summer after local charities received funding to run Play Rangers in their neighbourhood. 15 charities have received money to increase outdoor play opportunities through Inspiring Scotland’s Thrive Outdoors community play programme, which is funded by Scottish Government. Thrive Outdoors supports Scotland’s children

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Improving understanding of autism in Scotland fund
17.07.2019

Improving understanding of autism in Scotland fund

This fund is now closed for applications. Applicants will be contacted in due course. Inspiring Scotland, in partnership with Scottish Government, are delighted to announce the launch of a fund to help improve the understanding of autism in Scotland amongst non-autistic individuals. This fund aims to address the real lack of understanding across Scottish society

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Outdoor Nurseries Social Enterprise Fund
03.06.2019

Outdoor Nurseries Social Enterprise Fund

[THIS FUND HAS NOW CLOSED] Thanks to a generous donation from a supporter who wishes to remain anonymous, we have established a new Fund to offer seed-corn investment to develop innovative approaches for the creation of a new generation of outdoor early learning and childcare (ELC) settings. Funding will be available for 12 to 18

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Celia Tennant on the benefits of outdoor play for Holyrood Magazine
24.05.2019

Celia Tennant on the benefits of outdoor play for Holyrood Magazine

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 a

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Community Play Fund open for applications
21.05.2019

Community Play Fund open for applications

[APPLICATIONS FOR THIS FUND ARE NOW CLOSED] The Community Play Fund, aimed at supporting childhood health and wellbeing through play, is now open for applications. Outdoor play improves childhood health and wellbeing, helps to raise attainment and aspiration, thereby addressing inequality and improving the life chances of Scotland’s most vulnerable and disadvantaged children and families.

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