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I firmly believe that the wellbeing of people is paramount. It directs the work we do at Inspiring Scotland, as well as the work I do personally as a member of several community and advisory groups. It directs the work I do as a sports coach for children and young people. That‚Äôs why I wasRead More
Our vision for Scotland is achievable, says Chief Executive Celia Tennant. A Scotland without poverty or disadvantage ‚Äď that is our vision. It is not going to be easy to achieve. But we know from experience when people, communities, charities and government all work together, remarkable things can be accomplished. We want to tackle someRead More
The 29th of January 2018 marks 10 years since Inspiring Scotland was founded. The story of our first 10 years is a story about people, a lot of people, the relationships we have built with one another, and the impact we have been able to create together. We started with the ambition of tackling theRead More
Kathryn Welsh, Operations Director at the Macrobert Arts Centre We approached Inspiring Scotland in the hope of finding some pro bono support to help our senior team to navigate a challenging time in our organisational development. Following a funding cut in the new year, we‚Äôd been reflecting on our priorities for the year ahead andRead More
Resilience is more important now than ever for the charity sector ‚Äď but it is just the beginning of the journey we need to take, says Julia Abel, Head of Funds. Being resilient to shocks and change is more important for the charity sector now than it has ever been. I need hardly utter why;Read More
All charities have the people they serve at the heart of everything they do, writes Performance Advisor Kirsty Gilchrist. It is a core principle of our sector. But people are also at the heart of how they do it. Without the energy, compassion and expertise of staff, charities could not do the extraordinary work theyRead More
Artist and founder of the Stove Network, Matt Baker guests blogs on Creative Communities programme after attending its showcase earlier this Month.¬†¬† Firstly, I’d like to congratulate everyone who took part in the Creative Communities programme – from those who first thought up the idea and made it possible – to everyone who has beenRead More
Andrew Magowan, Link Up Programme Manager shares his reflections on¬† Inspiring Scotland‚Äôs Link Up Programme turning 10.¬†¬† My colleague described our plans for the celebration as ‚Äúbeautifully ambitious‚ÄĚ.¬† True, but the phrase is also a great way to capture the essence of Link Up since its launch in 2012. Link Up was never really aRead More
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