Engage Daily Update - 26 August
Engage Daily Update - 26 August

Engage Daily Update - 26 August


Join us at our online Annual General Meeting on 22 September.

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Support for Individuals

Latest news from the Scottish Community Safety Sector


Support for Organisations

New Report Published Highlighting the Work of TSIs Throughout Covid-19
A new report published this week, highlights the key findings and recommendations of following a review of Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) and the roles they played during the Covid-19 pandemic

ROCCO Awards 2021 Open for Entry!

SCVO Digital Update


Online Events

Scotland Declaration on Human Rights Webinars

Why Do We Need a New Human Rights Law in Scotland? Monday 30th August @ 4pm -  An excellent opportunity to learn about what incorporation of international human rights means and why it should matter to everyone, with opportunities to ask questions. Expert contributors include Prof Alan Miller, former co-chair of the National Taskforce on Human Rights; Naomi McAuliffe, Amnesty International; and Juliet Harris, Together.

Human Rights and Devolution, 6th September @ 10am - Vital insights from experts Dr Katie Boyle from University of Stirling and Prof Nicole Busby from Glasgow University about the relationship between devolution in the UK and human rights.  With big constitutional questions in the air, together with big potential human rights law reforms at both UK & Scotland levels, this is an important discussion for all those who care about human rights in the UK.   

All Our Rights are Linked: Environmental Rights + Disabled People’s Rights, 8th September @4pm - Join Shivali Fifield from the Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland and Susie Fitton from Inclusion Scotland for valuable insights from their work around the relationship between disabled people’s rights and the right to a healthy environment. Questions like ‘why should disabled people care about environmental rights, why should environmentalists take on board disabled people’s rights? And a chance to ask your questions too.

Human Rights for all? Realising Migrants’ Human Rights in Scotland, 10th September @ 9.15am - New human rights law needs to work for all of us, no matter whether you were born here, or how or when you arrived here. Chaired by Sarah Kyambi of Migration Policy Scotland, and hearing from on-the ground experts such as the Citizens Rights Project and Ando Glaso, this webinar will take a sharp look at how we do this. Come and join the discussion.

Scotch Whisky Action Fund
Event to Share Key Learning and Experiences - Tuesday 28 September 2021, 10.00 – 11.30am



Funding to Support Freelance & Self-Employed Artists & Creative Practitioners 
Grants of between £500 and £100,000 are available to support the creative development of individual practitioners working in the arts and creative industries in Scotland. The Open Fund for Individuals will support creative activity such as a specific project, production or a period of research and development for up to 24 months. It can support an individual’s time where this is related to specific creative outcomes. Creative Scotland is making around £5 million in funding available and this will be allocated evenly throughout the year. Freelance and self-employed artists, writers, producers and other creative practitioners aged 18 years and over can submit their applications at any time.


Funder of the Week

The Clothworkers’ Foundation


Please note that you will not be able to access the application form until you have completed the eligibility quiz.

APPLICATION IN PROGRESS. You can save your unfinished application and return to it as many times as you like before you submit it. Once you submit your application, it can no longer be edited. However, a copy will be sent to your registered email address.

Please note that trying to create a new account or application using the below link will not work. You must complete our eligibility quiz to access a unique URL link to create a new application. 

For more information please go to:- https://www.clothworkersfoundation.org.uk/apply-for-a-grant/


Visioning Outcomes in Community Engagement

VOiCE (Visioning Outcomes in Community Engagement) is planning and recording software that assists individuals, organisations and partnerships to design and deliver effective community engagement.

The system will enable all users to use a common approach for analysing, planning, monitoring, evaluating and recording community engagement.
VOiCE has been developed and supported by the Scottish Government to implement the National Standards for Community Engagement.
In relation to particular community engagement initiatives, VOiCE will support users to:

  • Reflect on what you are trying to achieve.
  • Develop plans that relate to your purpose .
  • Monitor progress in implementing your plan.
  • Evaluate the process and outcomes.
  • Learn lessons for future activity.

VOiCE is designed in four sections: Analyse, Plan, Do, Review.  It takes you through logical steps to facilitate well constructed, managed and evaluated engagement from which you can continuously learn and improve your practice.
For more information on this please go to:- https://www.voicescotland.org.uk/voice/

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