Engage COVID 19 Update - 13 October
Support for Individuals
Musicians in Exile are a successful group of musicians made up of refugees and asylum seekers. If you know of anyone that would like to join or simply requires an instrument or needs help getting online then please do get in touch with Paul on email@example.com
Community Climate Asset Fund (CCAF) - The CCAF is being introduced to build on the invaluable role that community based organisations are playing in Scotland’s response to COVID-19
The National Transition Training Fund (NTTF) this fund offers fresh support for people facing redundancy. It aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.
Funding sources which may be of particular interest to those working directly with refugees/minority ethnic communities are included the in the links below:
Comic Relief - Next Step Initiative-Comic Relief Grant Programme
Foundation Scotland - Response, Recovery Resilience Fund
AHPN - BAME Healthy Communities Surviving Covid-19
If there are community groups that need some further assistance with preparing funding applications for the above 3 funds, then please do get in touch with Marta Della Libera at Scottish Refugee Council, who will be delivering sessions on writing funding applications from next week onwards until the end of the month. You can email Marta on firstname.lastname@example.org
Scottish Recovery Network works with people, services and organisations to explore what recovery means for them and support them to develop their own approaches and tools to make recovery real in their service or community. They are currently working towards a refreshed vision and strategy for mental health recovery in Scotland and want as many people as possible to have their say in the future for mental health recovery and peer support in Scotland. You can do this by taking part in their national survey.
Take the survey
Scottish Youth Parliament Manifesto Survey looking to gather the views of young people (aged 12-25) to help inform their 2021-26 manifesto, ‘From Scotland’s Young People’. The consultation looks at several issues specifically affecting refugee, asylum seeking and migrant young people including voting rights, the end of detention of under 18s and the right to be reunited with their families.