Engage Daily Update - 20 May
Engage Daily Update - 20 May

Engage Daily Update - 20 May


Support for Individuals

Minority Ethnic Matters Overview - 19 May


Support for Organisations

SCVO - Coronavirus Digital Service Delivery for Charities

GCVS Weekly Update 19th May 2021

Digiren General Update - CityFibre have first ISP for Glasgow / Renfrewshire
To read more about this news you can follow this link
To find out more about CityFibre and their work, and for the option to register interest for high speed internet, go to their homepage


Online Events/Training

Renfrewshire Health & Wellbeing Network  – Wednesday 16 June 9am-10.25am. An information and networking event for health and wellbeing service providers from voluntary and public sectors in Renfrewshire. Register here https://tinyurl.com/yx2ruxtz

Developing a heritage project - National Lottery Heritage Fund £3,000 to £10,000 grants webinar - Tue 25th May 2021 10:00AM
Join the Scotland team online to find out more about our small grants programme - National Lottery Grants for Heritage £3,000 to £10,000
Are you interested in developing a heritage project? 
The National Lottery Heritage Fund Engagement team in Scotland are running an informal webinar session on Tuesday 25 May at 10am. At this event we will give an overview of our small grants programme (£3,000 to £10,000), guidance for developing a heritage project and information about our application process. There will also be an opportunity to share your project ideas and ask any questions.



CRER is distributing £250,000 from the Global Majority Fund to BME organisations in Scotland supporting people facing racial inequality and negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications now open

Does your organisation help young people develop life skills, improve mental/physical health or take part in education or training opportunities? The Essentia Foundation offers grants up to £3,000 Deadline 28 June

Grab A Grant - Volunteering Matters Action Earth
Volunteering Matters Action Earth 2021 grants are now available to help support with  habitat creation and improving local green spaces. After a difficult year we know that volunteer groups are eager to scale-up or restart their environmental activities across Scotland.
We are now on a 6-month countdown to COP26 - the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow. Global attention will be on Scotland during this period and we want to showcase our amazing Action Earth volunteers and projects to the World! 
Our standard grants of up to £250 are available to purchase plants, tools and materials. We also have a very limited number of grants at a higher level to assist projects where people with defined health & social needs make up at least 50% of the volunteer numbers. Projects must adhere to developing Government guidance.
For more information and how to book a place for this session


Funder of the Week


The New Scots Refugee Integration Delivery Project
Please note that the fund will not support ‘business as usual’. If you are applying for funding to support an existing documented project you will need to demonstrate that the project will either a) expand to a new geographical area, b) work with a new population or c) work with a new partnership.
In the guidance notes they provide some examples of who can apply, what for and how much. Below are just 2. More examples here
Example Three: A refugee-led community organisation (RCO) has been running a successful English conversation café in a local area which brings together refugees and other residents to develop social connections. The RCO wants to apply for £30,000 to partner with a student-led organisation to expand this programme to three new areas. The RCO applies in partnership with the student-led organisation for a LARGE GRANT under TOPIC 1 to SPREAD GOOD PRACTICE.
Example Five: A charity has been delivering an IT training programme to members of the local community to provide users with basic computer literacy skills. They want to apply for £18,000 to develop this training into a tailored online toolkit as a resources for other organisations across Scotland to support refugees with IT skills. The charity applies for a MEDIUM GRANT under TOPIC 10 to SUPPORT INNOVATION.

Small grant application
If you are requesting a small grant (up to £5,000), use this small grant application form.

Large grant application
If you are requesting a grant medium or large grant (£5,001 – £115,000), please use this large grant application form.

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