Engage Daily Update - 04 August
Engage Daily Update - 04 August

Engage Daily Update - 04 August


Renfrewshire Social Enterprise Network 

This week we will be highlighting all the fantastic training available for Social Enterprises during August. Today we are spotlighting digital skills learning opportunities. 

Here’s a selection of what’s ‘up and coming’.  All webinars are free to attend.  Booking details can be found via the link below:


Contact RenSEN

If you want to find out more about Renfrewshire Social Enterprise Network (RenSEN), please do not hesitate to contact us:

  • Iain Cunningham, Third Sector Development Officer, Engage Renfrewshire
  • Tania Morlan, Social Enterprise Officer, Renfrewshire Council.


Support for Organisations

Community Safety - Media Monitor


Online Events

RenSEN Networking Sessions

Contact Iain Cunningham icunningham@engagerenfrewshire.com for more information on the Renfrewshire Social Enterprise Network and how to join these sessions. 



Invite to apply to your local Renfrew and Paisley stores for the Tesco Community Grant scheme
Currently the Tesco Community Grant scheme will award grants to charities and community organisations to fund local good causes whose focus is on supporting:
1. Children, Young People and Families
2. Food Insecurity (eg, food growing, old folk’s lunch clubs, food banks, breakfast clubs etc.)
Funding pots of £500, up to £1000 and up to £1500 will be available for projects and Tesco customers will be able to choose which project receives the most funding by voting in store every time they shop.

Connecting Scotland Fast Track Closing at 5pm on Friday 6 August!
The Connecting Scotland fast track scheme is currently accepting applications of up to 10 devices (plus connectivity), but this will close on Friday 6 August at 5pm. This is open to organisations that can identify users who are:

  • Digitally excluded, and
  • On a low income, and
  • At risk of social isolation and loneliness. 

The three priority groups are:

  • Older people (aged 60+)
  • People with disabilities
  • Single parents

The application form is now live and you can check the guidance for information on eligibility and your responsibilities within the programme. 

Once an organisation receives their devices they have 14 days to deliver the devices to the user, and another 14 days from this date to upload the user data. You should ensure that you can meet these timescales before applying.



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