Find updates on play, learning, and the environment, from across the wider network in Scotland – and beyond.

10thMay 2022

Young Darwin Scholarship 2022 – Applications Open!

Aged 16 – 25? Intrigued and fascinated by the natural world? Thinking of pursuing an environmental career but don’t know where to start? The Field Studies Council have announced that their Young Darwin Scholarship is returning for its 10th year! Offering a five-day experience immersed in the outdoors plus ongoing [...]

26thApril 2022

NatureScot launches the Future Routes Fund 2022

The Future Routes Fund 2022 will be open for applications from 25 April until 29 May. The £20,000 Fund aims to increase the number of young people to connect with nature and empower them to lead in taking positive action for biodiversity and climate. This Fund has been designed, by young [...]

13thApril 2022

Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund launches

The Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund will provide funding of up to £15,000 to support Scottish charities providing outdoor community play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage, as defined by SIMD. Funded by Scottish Government, Inspiring Scotland’s Thrive Outdoors team will manage the fund, supporting charities delivering outdoor play to change, learn from and [...]

7thApril 2022

Fresh funding opportunity for wild ideas from young people

Grow Wild has grants of £500 to give to UK based 14-25 year-olds. Do you have bright ideas about how to celebrate and share why UK native plants and/or fungi are so special? If so follow this link to find out more and apply. Do you know someone who would [...]

6thApril 2022

STEM Grants 2022

Education Scotland has now launched Round 4 of the Enhancing Professional Learning in STEM Grants Programme! Closing date: 12 noon on 11 May 2022. £400,000 of funding is available in 2022/23 – £200,000 for STEM projects (including digital) and £200,000 for Numeracy and Mathematics projects. The aim of the programme is to address the [...]