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Elaine Crichton

Elaine Crichton

Elaine is passionate about collaborating to make things happen and her enthusiasm is reflected through the many successes of our Pro Bono programme.

With natural warmth and enthusiasm, she is able to bring a wide network of people together to create successful lasting relationships between our professional volunteers and our charities.

Elaine is deeply interested in people and what motivates them and firmly believes in the value of bringing a diverse range of views to bare on a problem.

As a fervent advocate of the sharing of knowledge and skills, she frequently lends her own expertise and insight, garnered through nearly 30 years in financial services, on a range of issues across Inspiring Scotland and other organisations.

elaine@inspiringscotland.org.uk

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Playing outside helps children to have a stake in their communities

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Beyond play: community play charities are a vital support for struggling families
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Beyond play: community play charities are a vital support for struggling families

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People are at the heart of sustainable charities
19.11.2019

People are at the heart of sustainable charities

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 they

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