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Building Brighter Futures Fund

Hub Community Foundation's Building Brighter Futures Fund

The Building Brighter Futures Fund (BBFF) aims to support the most disadvantaged young people furthest from the labour market by providing opportunities to gain the skills and confidence to succeed through education, training and employment, throughout Scotland. The BBFF is funded by Hub Community Foundation (HCF) and managed by Inspiring Scotland.

About the Building Brighter Futures Fund

HCF is committed to helping Scotland’s communities to grow and flourish through collaborative community engagement. Hub Community Foundation identified training and employability opportunities for disadvantaged young people as the initial area of focus for grant giving and support and appointed Inspiring Scotland to manage the Building Brighter Futures Fund (BBFF) in December 2017.

Building Brighter Futures Fund will distribute up to £300,000 in total per annum over three years to selected organisations which support young people, aged 12 to 21, into employment, education or training.

Funding awards, will range from £20,000 to £60,000 per annum over three years, and will be subject to ongoing monitoring, reporting and review. Inspiring Scotland will work with the portfolio of successful organisations to ensure funding is used in the most cost-effective and impactful way.

Successful organisations which meet the aims and the criteria of the fund will be selected by HCF, with support from Inspiring Scotland.

This fund is now closed for applications. The application deadline date was 5pm on 16th March 2018

 

Building Brighter Futures Fund

Portfolio of charities

Aberdeen Foyer
Building Brighter Futures Fund

Aberdeen Foyer

Aberdeen Foyer provides housing support to young people aged 16 years and over in crisis situations. This core service is complemented by a holistic range of programmes including money management, employability initiatives and counselling. 14:19 Fund investment supports 14 to 16 year olds who have been excluded, or are at risk of exclusion, from education and supports

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Callander Youth Project Trust
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Callander Youth Project Trust

Callander Youth Project serves the young people in a 400 square mile area of rural Stirlingshire. It is rooted in the community and offers a continuum of services for young people from primary school through to the age of 25. 14:19 Fund investment supports the expansion of the accredited employability support programme, Steps to Work, which

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CEIS Aryrshire
Building Brighter Futures Fund

CEIS Aryrshire

CEIS Ayrshire provides a comprehensive employability, business services and recruitment and skills development service.  Through engagement with businesses in a partnership approach to recruitment and workforce planning CEIS Ayrshire aims to create a link between jobseekers and employers.

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Family Action in Rogerfield & Easterhouse (FARE)
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Family Action in Rogerfield & Easterhouse (FARE)

A community hub in the Easterhouse area of Glasgow with a focus on young people and employment. 14:19 Fund investment supports an integrated pathway of early intervention and vocational training for young people in need of support to secure a positive destination. The programme is delivered in classrooms and via work based practice with strong

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Grassmarket Community Project
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Grassmarket Community Project

The Grassmarket Mission was founded in 1890 and has historically provided a variety of services to homeless people in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh where they traditionally gathered. Grassmarket Community Project takes an innovative approach to creating community and providing sanctuary and support to participants, many of whom are amongst the most vulnerable of our citizens.

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Inspired Community Enterprise Trust
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Inspired Community Enterprise Trust

Set up by the Inspired Community Enterprise Trust with support from various funders including The Big Lottery Fund, The Holywood Trust, Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS, The Wooden Spoon and Solway Heritage, the core objective of The Usual Place is to create employability, training and wider citizenship opportunities for young adults with additional support

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Kirkcaldy YMCA
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Kirkcaldy YMCA

Kirkcaldy YMCA is a vibrant local community hub for children, young people and families providing a wide range of programmes all year round and involving large numbers of volunteers. Kirkcaldy YMCA is one of the 13 charities supported by the intandem portfolio.  More information is available www.intandem.scot

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Move On
Building Brighter Futures Fund

Move On

Move On works with young people in Edinburgh and Glasgow who have experienced homelessness and focuses on addressing some of the root causes of homelessness. 14:19 Fund investment supports Move on to deliver mentoring and volunteer peer education programmes. Move on  is also one of 13 charities  part of the intandem portfolio.  You can  find out

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PEEK
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PEEK

Since 2000, PEEK (Possibilities for Each and Every Kid) has been providing high quality, diverse and innovative free play, arts and leisure activities for children and young people living in the East and North of Glasgow. Inspiring Scotland supports PEEK to deliver Play Rangers in communities across the East and North of Glasgow, encouraging children

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Station House Media Unit
Building Brighter Futures Fund

Station House Media Unit

SHMU supports participation in community media work in regeneration areas in Central and North Aberdeen. 14:19 Fund investment supports delivery of two media training initiatives: an early interventions programme for 14 to 16 year olds and a positive transitions programme for 16 to 19 year olds.

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