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Funding Futures Programme

Calling all young social entrepreneurs, disruptors and changemakers!    If you’re aged 16-30 with ideas to tackle financial exclusion in your community, this opportunity could be for you.    The Funding Futures Programme will help young people turn their ideas...

Rural SEN – 30th May 2024

Our second Rural Social Enterprise Session of 2024 took place on the 30th of May and prompted some interesting discussion. We were first joined by Hilda Campbell from COPE Scotland. COPE Scotland is a charity organisation that has been offering free mental health...

Future Routes Fund 2024

Heads up!! If you have a great idea on your mind to help young people connect with nature and take action for biodiversity and the climate, applications for The Future Routes Fund are open now. The Future Routes Fund is created by and for young people, supporting...

£5 million for the island communities of Scotland

Funds to invest in local infrastructure and fight increasing costs. John Swinney, First Minister, will announce a package of £5 million for the island communities in Scotland while visiting the Shetland.  The funding is intended to support the island communities to...

Social Enterprise Census 2024

Take Part in the 2024 Social Enterprise Census! The Scottish Government’s Social Enterprise Census is now live, offering a comprehensive account of social enterprise activity in Scotland.   If your organisation has social or environmental goals and...

Community Energy Generation Growth Fund

£1.5 million for Community Energy Projects A new £1.5 million fund is available to help community groups in Scotland start renewable energy projects, like wind turbines, solar panels, and hydro power. These projects can help local communities by reducing energy costs...

Granular Data Fiches

GRANULAR is a four-year multi-disciplinary and transnational project, which aims at generating new datasets, tools and methods to better understand rural areas. By doing this, they hope to gain new insights into the unique characteristics, dynamics, and drivers of...

Social Innovation Challenge 2024 – Key Information

The Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) is a grant-funding and support programme that seeks innovative solutions to the most pressing challenges of our times.  2024 Theme: breaking barriers to better health and wellbeing This edition will look to support innovative...

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