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Fiona Scott

Fiona Scott

Fiona brings over 30 years of private, public and third sector business and economic development expertise to her role within Inspiring Scotland. Her experience includes setting up and running childcare facilities, making her role within Thrive Outdoors particularly relevant.

Her skills in investment funding, strategic project management and business development combine to offer Thrive Outdoors charities wide ranging advisory support.

Fiona has held a number of voluntary Board roles including as Business Development and Fundraising Director of community charities.

She enjoys spending time with her family, walking her dog and is also a keen amateur artist.

 

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

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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

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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

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