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Engage COVID 19 Update - 16 September
Engage COVID 19 Update - 16 September

Engage COVID 19 Update - 16 September

16/09/2020


Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund - Deadline extended!

The Celebrating Renfrewshire Fund - by young people, for young people - gives you, as a young person, a voice in your community and lets you decide how to make living as a young person in Renfrewshire better.

Through youth participatory budgeting, young people from Renfrewshire Youth Voice have come together to set out what the £150,000 fund should be spent on and how it will benefit their fellow young people in Renfrewshire. 

All you need to do is come up with an idea, fill out an application and your peers will vote on what they believe will make the biggest difference to their area.

Apply here 

 

Support for Organisations

Generations Working Together Newsletter

TFN - New HR support service for the sector to launch

Blackbaud - The Status of UK Fundraising 2020: Looking ahead to what happens next

 

Funding

The Robertson Trust - Strategy update: What to expect from our funds

 

Webinars

Sport Scotland e-learning module has been designed by sportscotland to provide COVID Officers with key information and guidance to support your organisation to return safely to the delivery of sport and physical activity as the country moves out of COVID-19 lockdown

 

Renfrewshire Cultural Celebration Programme

Black History Month - Our Culture, Our Future

The Renfrewshire Black History Month website has been launched. Renfrewshire Leisure have been working together with local groups to produce a lockdown programme that everyone will enjoy.
 
It’s a great wee line up of performers.  Paisley FM and Awaz FM are also involved.

A webinar on the 28 October (3.00pm – 4.30pm) will be chaired Gozie Joe Adigwe, New Buddies Network Officer, from Engage. 

The panellists will be:
 

  • Matt Hickman – local musician (Brown Bear)
  • Milica Milosevic – (Creative Scotland)
  • Dr Christian Harrison (University of West Scotland)
  • Cllr Graham Campbell (Glasgow city council)

  
The theme of the webinar will broadly be ‘the impact of the covid19 pandemic on creative arts and representation on creative arts boards’:
 
https://www.renfrewshireleisure.com/black-history-month/cultural-conversation-webinar/

 

Volunteer Managers’ Forum – Employability Focus
 
October’s Volunteer Managers’ Forum will have an employability focus and all volunteer involving organisation are welcome to join.
 
21 October 2020 – Online call via Microsoft Teams
 
For this session we will hear from employability partners in Renfrewshire about the changes (already seen and expected) seen as a result of COVID-19. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the positive impact volunteering can have on employability and personal development.
 
There will be two sessions, at 2pm and 6pm, please sign up for the session that suits your schedule best.
 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/renfrewshires-volunteer-managers-forum-employability-focus-tickets-120041179399

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