toggle menu

Staff

Back to Staff
CashBack for Communities

Arran Dewar

Arran Dewar

Arran is motivated by a desire to tackle the deep social issues faced by disadvantaged and vulnerable people in Scotland.

A qualified Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years’ experience working in business advisory, investment and portfolio management, due diligence and finance, Arran applies his breadth of expertise to help the CashBack for Communities portfolio develop strategic and operational outcomes.

Arran joined Inspiring Scotland in 2013 in order to utilise his skills and experience in supporting the voluntary sector. He also activity participates in pro bono work for other charities, in treasurer of a large Scottish charity and is actively involved in a parent and carer support group for children with additional support needs.

How your professional expertise can make a difference
12.02.2020

How your professional expertise can make a difference

Did you know that Inspiring Scotland’s specialist volunteer opportunities enable you to use your skills and expertise for the greater good? Specialist Volunteer Executive Elaine Crichton explains how you can make a difference. Traditional volunteering roles aren’t for everyone – whilst many of us want to share our time and skills with charities and other

Read More
New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced
16.12.2019

New portfolio focused on understanding autism announced

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’s 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 will

Read More
Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities
29.11.2019

Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

By Jill Fraser, Community Play Performance Advisor Community is an old and deeply human idea. It is about sharing; people sharing experiences, sharing places and sharing hopes. We gain a sense of community early in our lives. For children, playing is intrinsically linked to a burgeoning sense of belonging to a bigger group of people

Read More