The latest stories from Inspiring Scotland and our partner charities.
[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 months to support the establishment of new outdoor ELC settings.
This Fund is intended to target areas of very high deprivation where there is a clear need for ELC provision.
Please note that only existing charities that are currently social enterprises or who plan to become social enterprises in the course of the funding year are eligible to apply.Â
The Third Sectorâ€™s response to COVID-19 has been incredible. However, the strain being put on the leaders and staff of Scottish charities cannot be underestimated. At Inspiring Scotland we are committed to doing all we can to support the sector through this time of unprecedented challenge. To help ensure the Third Sector’s continued resilience, weRead More
We are living in uncertain and unprecedented times and we appreciate this will be a very challenging time for us all. We are acutely aware of the impact COVID-19 may have on people and communities across Scotland. At times like this the role of charities and community groups is more vital than ever. I wouldRead More
The first outdoor nursery directly supported by the Scottish Government and Inspiring Scotland through its Thrive Outdoors programme has opened at Abriachan Forest near Inverness. Joining local children and parents at the nurseryâ€™s first day was Minister for Children and Young People Maree Todd, who cut a bespoke ceremonial ribbon made from greenery. Also thereRead More