The latest stories from Inspiring Scotland and our partner charities.
Ten charities that support disadvantaged young people across Scotland are to benefit from a share of a ¬£1.3 million Building Brighter Futures Fund (BBFF). BBFF is managed by Inspiring Scotland on behalf of Hub Community Foundation. The BBFF was set up to create long-term training and job opportunities forRead More
Building Brighter Future Fund is looking to support disadvantaged young people with the opportunities to gain the skills and confidence to succeed through education, training and employment, throughout Scotland. Building Brighter Futures Fund will distribute up to ¬£300,000 in total per annum over three years to selected organisations supporting young people, aged 12 to 21,Read More
Chris Martin, Managing Director of Inspiring Scotland-supported charity Callander Youth Project Trust (CYPT), has been named Social Enterprise Champion by Social Enterprise Scotland. CYPT runs the Callander Youth Hostel and Bridgend caf√© in Callander as a social enterprise offering training and employment for young people in the hospitality industry. Chris, pictured above¬†with Angela Constance MSP,Read More
UPDATED: 21 initiatives have now been selected. A full list can be found here. A map of all 21 funded initiatives can be found here. 12 initiatives have been selected as some of the first projects to benefit from the ¬£2m Islands Green Recovery Programme (Pr√≤gram Ath-Shl√†nachaidh Uaine nan Eilean).Read More
Businesses and community groups located across Scotland‚Äôs inhabited islands are now able to apply for grants of up to ¬£150,000 through the new Island Communities Fund (ICF) for projects focussed on supporting sustainable island economies and the journey towards net zero. The fund is backed by ¬£2 million of Scottish Government funding, which comesRead More
Nine charities offering a range of community and employment projects from around Scotland have been announced as recipients of almost ¬£400,000 of¬† funding aimed at raising society‚Äôs understanding of autism. This fund aims to make employment and community participation more accessible and to help autistic people to live active and independent lives. The fund willRead More
Success of Inspiring Scotland helping 35,000 young people¬†celebrated by Scottish Government The achievements of the young people of Scotland were celebrated as Inspiring Scotland marked 10 years of our flagship 14:19 Fund. Scottish Government, an investor in the fund throughout its 10 years, hailed the success of the partnership as the fund is onRead More
Last year the 14:19 Fund helped over 5,000 young people into a positive destination of employment, education or training.¬† This is more young people than previous years and brings the total young people who have secured a positive destination to 26,000. These results have been delivered by the portfolio of 20 Scottish charities who haveRead More
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