The latest stories from Inspiring Scotland and our partner charities.
The second year of the Scottish Governmentâ€™s Creative Communities programme has now launched, seeing a total of ÂŁ2 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. Film production workshops,Read More
Social media can be a fantastic resource for charities in particular when communicating your cause and key messages. The world of communications has shifted quite dramatically over the last 2 years due to the pandemic and this is where the importance of social media comes in! We asked Amy part of Inspiring Scotland’s CommunicationsRead More
The Creative Communities programme was due to launch just as the pandemic struck. Erica, head of the Creative Communities teamÂ takes a lookÂ at just what this meant for third sector organisations and Inspiring Scotland as a funder, and shares key learnings from the experience. The Creative CommunitiesÂ ProgrammeÂ wasÂ conceived as part of the Scottish Governmentâ€™s Culture strategy,Â whichRead More
Inspiring Scotland works with some of the most innovative charities in Scotland today. This Mental Health Awareness Week focuses on the power of nature â€“ so weâ€™re sharing our key learnings from the projects we work with on how to use nature to improve mental health and wellbeing of new parents, children, young people,Read More
This March to mark International Women’s Day, a group of Inspiring ScotlandÂ staff reflected on their own career experiences to prompt discussion, share stories and connect on all our individual experiences.Â We #ChooseToChallenge by sharing these reflections today. We posed these questions and prompts below: â€˘ How would you choose to challenge genderRead More
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