RenSEN Newsletter - 05 October
RenSEN Newsletter - 05 October

RenSEN Newsletter - 05 October



Launch it - Changing Lives through Enterprise.


NHS Scotland Community Benefits (online portal)
At the RenSEN networking session in August, members heard about the wide range of opportunities for funding and in-kind assistance available through the NHS Scotland Community Benefits Gateway
If you haven’t applied, you’ll need to register first in order to access the online Portal – here’s the link

HINT: We would suggest that a generic email address is added to ensure any alerts are not reliant on any one individual. 

If you have any questions, please read the FAQ and there’s also additional Guidance Notes for Third Sector Organisations.


Community Benefits 

Two CB opportunities to offer:
The company would consider assisting with labour for community initiatives that needed general labour. However, their skill set covers the following;

  • Electrical Installation, maintenance, and testing
  • Plumbing installation, maintenance
  • Fire Alarm installation, maintenance, and testing.
  • Security alarm installation, maintenance, and testing
  • CCTV installation, maintenance, and testing

Please complete the following forms

If there are any projects that would benefit from this type of support contact Iain with any queries -  icunningham@engagerenfrewshire.com
Hint: Right click the application forms attached and select “save as” save to your desktop, this will allow you to open & fill out the forms


Training Dates for October and November

Business Planning

Digital Skills and Social Media



Governance and Leadership


Managing the Workplace


 Other Events

  • 28 and 29 October – Introductory ‘How to’ session on raising funds through sponsorship.  Online event from Arts and Business Scotland.  Fees apply.  Eventbrite booking link.
  • 27 October Culture and Business Fund Scotland surgery sessionThis online surgery is for organisations looking to find out more about the Fund.  You can find full details on the events page



#ChangeMakers: Women & Poverty Panel Discussion (with Mhairi Black MP) to mark Challenge Poverty Week at The Tannahill Centre, Thursday 07 October, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Making Her Mark Exhibition at Tannahill Centre with Glasgow Women’s Library from 30 September - 14 October
Kairos Chronicle Black History Month Special, released October 2021 with articles celebrating black lives in Renfrewshire and beyond:
Hope to see some of you at our event or exhibition – both are open to all (men included).



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