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Engage Daily Update - 19 November
Engage Daily Update - 19 November

Engage Daily Update - 19 November

19/11/2021


Support for Individuals

Trading Standards Scotland's latest Scam Share, highlighting some of the most recent scams which have been reported by consumers across Scotland.

 

Funding

Women's Fund for Scotland The Women’s Fund for Scotland (WFS) makes grants to projects across Scotland that support women’s development, self-sufficiency and social and economic equality. It makes grants across six key themes: 1. Building skills and confidence 2. Improving health and well-being 3. Growing social connections 4. Moving on from abuse 5. Developing leadership and innovation 6. Combating poverty and building financial resilience The fund supports women’s organisations, especially those run by and for women, community-based organisations running projects with women and girls, and projects supporting disadvantaged women and girls. Next deadline: 10th January 2022

 
Training Bursaries to Support Heritage Craft Skills Amongst Black & Ethnically Diverse Groups (UK)
Grants of up to £4,000 are available for under-represented Black and ethnically diverse groups across the UK to support the development of heritage craft skills. The Heritage Crafts Association’s Training Bursary for Black and Ethnically Diverse Makers seeks to support those who may be starting out on their journey in craft or at the point where they want to turn a hobby into a career, or where they are already a maker who is looking to further develop their heritage craft skills. The programme could support costs such as training with a craftsperson, specialist training courses, living costs while training with a craftsperson, specialist tools or materials, and books and study materials.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on the 13th December 2021. For more information please go to:- https://heritagecrafts.org.uk/bursary2021/
 
 
Social Enterprise Day
We close the week of #socialenterprise spotlights with a brilliant, motivational piece on the importance of teamwork and perseverance, direct from the great Thorn Athletic.
 
https://engagerenfrewshire.org/blog/social-enterprise-week-thorn-athletic.html
 
"Surround yourself with good people and don’t try to do it all yourself"




Our thanks to all our social enterprises spotlighted this week. If you missed any you can catch them all on our blog.

If you've any questions about Social Enterprise in Renfrewshire get in touch info@engagerenfrewshire.com

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