Engage COVID 19 Update - 03 December
Engage COVID 19 Update - 03 December

Engage COVID 19 Update - 03 December


Support for Individuals

Scottish Refugee Council - The impact of COVID-19 on refugees and refugee-assisting organisations in Scotland

Scottish Parliament Debate - Valuing the Third Sector



Most funders prefer the application to be written in plain English.

Very few funders use an assessment scoring system that gives points for use of certain words in an application. They want to know about your story, tell them about this.

If you have any questions or want to know more then please contact us on info@engagerenfrewshire.com

ASDA - Feeding Communities’ Grant helps provide meals to anyone in need in the lead up to Christmas. With more local and national lockdowns in place and changes anticipated to the coming weeks, supporting those with food provision is needed more than ever


Funder of the Week

This week we have looked at National Lottery Heritage Fund. Section 2 of the application asks about your Project Outcomes.

Outcomes are the difference you want to make with our funding through a set of nine outcomes, which are listed in the application form. Outcomes are changes, impacts or benefits that happen as a direct result of your project. This funding is designed to focus on two of the nine outcomes the mandatory outcome must be achieved in all projects:
The funded organisation will be more resilient
To achieve this outcome, you will need to outline how your heritage project will help your organisation to begin to recover and adapt to the continuing Covid-19 crisis, particularly in places worst affected by Covid-19. This work could include reviewing existing business models and plans, developing new approaches to opening to the public during social distancing, and developing new ways of working
A wider range of people will be involved in heritage (mandatory)
To achieve this outcome you will need to outline how you meet our mandatory inclusion outcome through your funded activity and/or delivery of a inclusion focused activity led by or engaging diverse groups typically underrepresented in heritage (young people, minority ethnic, LGBT+ communities, disabled people and people from lower socio-economic backgrounds).
For more information on outcomes please go to:- https://evaluationsupportscotland.org.uk/


Scottish Refugee Council secure additional funding

Scottish Refugee Council have secured additional funding from Foundation Scotland and the CORRA Foundation to create a programme of capacity building to improve community resilience linked to a competitive grant scheme (Scheme 1). This Scheme will provide a maximum of 30 refugee-led groups with a grant up to £5,000 to enhance their digital service delivery. Scheme 2 will support refugee-assisting organisations with grants up to £5,000 for a minimum 40 groups.

Further details of both schemes will be published and available on the Scottish Refugee Council website on Friday 04 December 2020.

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