Engage Daily Update - 24 November
Engage Daily Update - 24 November

Engage Daily Update - 24 November


Support for Individuals

Pop News Issue 37

Minority Ethnic Matters Overview - 22 November



Volunteering Matters, YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot and are delighted to announce the further dates for highly successful Youth VIP training.

If you would like to learn more about how to make your organisation more young people friendly then join us for a highly immersive and interactive online workshop with lots of practical takeaways!

Funded by The Scottish Government, this training is for anyone interested in improving youth participation in organisations. Youth workers, volunteer managers, board members and everyone in-between are welcome!

We invite you to choose 1 workshop that best suits your ambitions for widening youth participation and sign up through our online booking portal. You can find out more and sign up here.

To find out more about the training or Youth VIP in your area please contact:

Erin Fulton (South and West): erin.fulton@volunteeringmatters.org.uk
Sue van Horen (North and East): sue.vanhoren@projectscotland.co.uk



Funding for Charities Working with Older People (UK)
Grants of between £15,000 and £75,000 are available to charitable organisations which provide care and services for older people, particularly if they have a neurodegenerative condition or are isolated. The Wolfson Foundation will provide funding for new build, refurbishment or equipment projects which aim to provide increased access to services for new and existing users, improve the quality and range of services, and improve the financial stability of the organisation. Match funding is required for projects costing more than £50,000. There is a 2-stage application process and the next stage 1 closing date is the 5th January 2022. Applications successful at this stage will have until the 1st March 2022 to complete the stage 2 application.

The Alec Dickson Trust
The Trust supports young people who are able to demonstrate that through volunteering or community service they can enhance the lives of others, particularly those most marginalised by society. They especially welcome the opportunity to support innovative projects. In this round, the Trust welcomes applications from UK-based volunteering or community service projects, organised and run by people under 30 years old, which directly or indirectly respond to COVID-19.
Next deadline: 13th December 2021

The Circular Future Fund: The Million Pound Challenge
In partnership with Hubbub, the John Lewis Partnership is launching a £1 million fund to support trailblazing ideas and innovations that can accelerate the transition towards a more circular economy. The Partnership would like to fund projects which will have a measurable impact (now or in the future), and a clear legacy. They are looking …Continue reading “The Circular Future Fund: The Million Pound Challenge”

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