Engage COVID 19 Update - 17 November
Engage COVID 19 Update - 17 November

Engage COVID 19 Update - 17 November


Social Enterprise day (19 November), Renfrewshire Social Enterprise Network (RenSen) along with Engage will highlight a different SE each day.

Today's organisation is We're Here

RenSen are hosting an online info session on Thursday 19 November 1.00 – 3.00pm aimed at all SE’s, our focus will be skill gaps and training needs. Our guest speakers include Business Gateway digital boost and parental employment support fund.

To find out more or to register contact info@engagerenfrewshire.com 


Support for Individuals

Minority Ethnic Matters Overview - 16 November

GCVS Coronavirus Update

Your Cancer in the Time of Covid Story - Take part in our digital storytelling workshops

Generations Working Together Newsletter - 16 November

Pop News Issue 14 


Support for Organisations

Generations Working Together is delighted to announce the launch of the 2021 Awards for Excellence in Intergenerational Work

Generations Working Together - Excellence in Intergenerational Work Award Guidelines 2021

Generations Working Together - Excellence in Intergenerational Work Award Nomination Form


WSREC Online Heritage Stakeholder Sessions

We have 3 online sessions with various heritage organisations coming up over the next few weeks that may be of interest to your organisation.  
If anyone would like to sign up or find out more information then please do get in touch. 
Also feel free to share widely with anyone else that you feel might be interested. 
National Lottery Heritage Fund on Thursday 26 November from 2pm-4pm 
Beginning 25 November, NLHF will resume accepting applications for grants from £3,000-£10,000 and £10,000-£100,000 to provide some much-needed financial assistance for projects with a particular emphasis on organisational resilience and inclusion - £50m Heritage Emergency Fund  
To find out more about this fantastic opportunity we have facilitated a session with NLHF Engagement Manager , Ewan Bachell, to speak more about the grants with community group representatives. 
There are 4 slots available, at 30 mins each, via Microsoft Teams, for anyone interested.  
Museum Galleries Scotland on Thursday 03 December from 2pm-4pm  
Museum Galleries Scotland (MGS) offer support to 400 museums and galleries across the country.  
Recognising the need to increase diversity, MGS set up 'Skills for Success', an award-winning vocational training programme which enables non-graduate learners from a range of backgrounds to undertake a one year paid placement in museums and galleries throughout Scotland. 
To find out more about how this fantastic scheme was run and other projects and opportunities that MGS may be able to help your community with then sign up to this FREE online session via Zoom.  
Heritage Trust Network on Thursday 10 December from 2pm-3pm  
Do you want to find out more about how your organisation can take over a community building?  
Heritage Trust Network is a membership organisation run by people who have delivered amazing heritage projects against all the odds. Their mission is to help others do the same. 
We are facilitating a free information session with Heritage Trust Network's Sarah Pearce, Development Officer for Scotland, if you would like to find out more.  

Aneel Singh Bhopal abhopal@wsrec.co.uk
07497 188039


Eat Well Age Well

Back in August  Eat Well Age Well Twitter Chat (#EWAWChat) was launched and it is back for another 4 weeks in Nov/Dec! 

Every Wednesday from 18 November to 09 December (4-5pm) we’ll be setting discussion topics based around our 4 Calls to Action and we want to hear your views on why change is needed now to better support older people in Scotland with food and eating well.  

18 November: Screening for Malnutrition 

25 November: Malnutrition Training 

02 December: Community Investment for Older People to Eat Well, Age Well & Live Well 

09 December: Understanding the problem of food security and older people 

 We need you! 

We’re keen to have at least 3 partner organisations to sign up in advance to our #EWAWChat. Signing up means we'll promote you as a featured guest during the chats and send you the questions in advance to prep answers. Please let us know which weekly topic you or your organisation would be best suited for (it can be more than 1!).  

 If you are keen to get involved or would like more info then please  email gail@eatwellagewell.org.uk

You can also join in the Twitter Chat on the day - we recommend putting a reminder in your calendar. We’ll tweet our questions between 4 – 5pm and you can tweet your replies by starting them with A1., A2., etc. and don’t forget to use the hashtag #EWAWChat. It’s also helpful to tag us in your replies (@EatWellScot) 

For more details please click here 

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