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Marie-Amélie Viatte

Marie-Amélie Viatte

Marie-Amélie strongly believes in harnessing the potential of individuals and communities to make the world a better place.

Working in our Link Up fund, she focuses on tackling inequality and poverty and has deep understanding of the complex and multi-faceted challenges many communities and families face.

Marie-Amélie brings over 20 years’ experience combining research, policy and practice in the areas of social policy, the environment, and sustainable development, and has held a range of positions at the Scottish Parliament, Scottish Government, the OECD, and as consultant to the European Commission.

She is driven by a keen desire to make a difference and is the founder of The Power of Food Festival which celebrates community food growing and local change makers and was a Trustee with Firsthand Lothian and Non-Executive Director of The Melting Pot, Scotland’s centre for social innovation.

marie-amelie@inspiringscotland.org.uk

Inspiring Scotland announced as delivery partner for islands recovery programme
14.09.2020

Inspiring Scotland announced as delivery partner for islands recovery programme

  Island communities will benefit from a £2 million programme of locally-led green projects designed to help support their economic recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Islands Green Recovery Programme, announced in the Programme for Government and now open for applications, is split into four strands and managed by four partners, delivering investment in

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Inspiring Scotland-backed Get On Board programme wins national award
26.08.2020

Inspiring Scotland-backed Get On Board programme wins national award

  An Inspiring Scotland-backed project has been named a winner of a prestigious national award recognising and celebrating the role of teamwork in higher education. Get On Board, a Edinburgh Napier University initiative designed to help students get on to the boards of third sector organisations was one of 15 projects from across the UK

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SiRD projects secure £2.9m in extended funding for social care
10.08.2020

SiRD projects secure £2.9m in extended funding for social care

  Funding for 31 third sector projects in social care has been extended to March 2022 with the announcement of an additional £2.9 million in Scottish Government backing. Inspiring Scotland’s ‘Support in the Right Direction’ programme was initially funded until March 2021 with the organisations receiving funding providing information, advice and advocacy for people accessing

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