13thApril 2022

Outdoor Play for Wellbeing Fund launches

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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 [...]

9thFebruary 2022

Year of Stories 2022 – Community Stories Fund

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Organisations and groups working with communities can apply for up to £5000 to take part in and celebrate Scotland’s Year of Stories 2022, with new, creative events, activities and programming, spotlighting stories inspired by, created, or written in Scotland. Next deadline 18 March 2022.

27thJanuary 2022

The importance of Place

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Place based outdoor learning experiences adds huge value to children and young people’s understanding of their world. Check out the new Our Place website. It includes case studies, resources (including for climate and environment) and tools to assess the quality of your space.

16thNovember 2021

CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund 2022/23 – open for applications!

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YouthLink Scotland is now receiving applications for the latest round of the Scottish Government’s CashBack for Communities Youth Work Fund. Previous funded projects have included outdoor youth programmes. The aim is to create positive destinations for young people aged between 10 and 24 that are at most at risk of [...]

11thNovember 2021

Free trees

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The I Dig Trees campaign from TCV and OVO Energy is providing 600,000 free trees to community groups and organisations across England, Wales and Scotland. Packs are available of 50 trees, including oak, birch and rowan. Maximum 19 packs per application. Trees can be ordered for delivery up to the end of March, but are going fast!