Engage Daily Update - 10 May
Engage Daily Update - 10 May

Engage Daily Update - 10 May


Mental Health Awareness Week runs from Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021

Find out how you can get involved on the Mind Website


The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) is one of Scotland's most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature.

In 2021, SMHAF will take place from 3-23 May - online at mhfestival.com and in regions across Scotland - and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.

In Renfrewshire, there are more than 20 events planned throughout May, along with 2 exhibitions. Passing Time is a display of poetry across local railway stations and social media, and Mindspace features album covers drawn during lockdown as a reminder of the power of music to support mental health – these will be displayed in a range of windows across Renfrewshire.

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival - Home (mhfestival.com)


Support for Organisations

Five days left to apply!

Categories are

Employee of the Year - Community Action - Trustee of the Year - Digital Citizens - Campaign of the Year - Pioneering Project - Charity of the Year

Nominate here


Online Events/Training

Training - Third Sector Lab - Digital skills training for the third sector



If you’re looking for new funders for your service or project, book a free 1:1 funding search session with Engage. We use a range of online resources to identify new and eligible Trust & Grant funders, to fit your specific criteria. Contact smiller@engagerenfrewshire.com


Funder of the Week

This week it is Children’s Aid

Children’s Aid donates money to registered children’s charities and deserving causes. The conditions for obtaining a donation can be found in the application section of our website. We do not fund wages, running or training costs and prefer applications for specific items. 
Before the end of each financial year, the committee meet and review all applications to ensure they fulfil our criteria. Decisions are made based on funds available as to where we think our donations should best be distributed. 

Members of the committee will visit the chosen charities and successful applicants in advance of a donation to present them with a cheque or to view the planned or completed project.
Every penny raised by Children’s Aid is distributed and all members of the committee give all their time and services totally free. If you are involved in, represent, or are a member of a charity and wish to apply for funding or discuss a joint venture for fund raising with Children's Aid , please contact us through our application page.
For more information on the fund please go to Children's Aid website



RAMH - Senior Recovery Support Worker 

Chief Executive - Redress Scotland

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