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Coronation Champion Award – Do You Know Who Could Be A Coronation Champion?

Nominate a Coronation Champion To mark the Coronation of King Charles III and Queen Consort, The Coronation Champions Awards, will celebrate and recognise inspiring volunteers who have made an exceptional difference in their communities. King Charles is a passionate and long-standing advocate of volunteering and the Royal Voluntary Service is organising the awards to acknowledge …

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New funding opportunities available

The Prince’s Countryside Fund – Supporting Rural Communities The Prince’s Countryside Fund provides grants for projects from across the UK which are working to create resilient rural communities. This fund will support community-led projects that are pursuing innovative and strategic solutions to the challenges facing their rural area and improving the long-term viability and resilience …

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NSPCC links for voluntary community groups working with young people

Volunteering can be a great way for young people to learn and develop new skills, gain experience for their future employment, ‘give back’ to an organisation that has previously offered them support and help their local community. If you’re working with young volunteers then there are a few things you must consider. Organisations and groups …

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SCVO funding available

Funding Scotland only lists funders that support organisations or activities in Scotland. Find funding for your charity, community group or social enterprise using our free online search engine. From small grants to funding for big capital projects, we can help you track down the funding you need to make a difference in your community. Click …

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Caraidean Uibhist receives Volunteer Friendly Award

Caraidean Uibhist SCIO has been recognised with an award to acknowledge their best practice in volunteer management and support given to volunteers. Caraidean have been awarded a national quality standard Volunteer Friendly Award, which has been designed by Volunteer Scotland to support, recognise and reward groups which are good at involving volunteers. Caraidean is the …

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Agnes Hunter Trust SCIO funding grants open

Agnes Hunter Trust SCIO was established to support registered charities delivering health and social welfare projects in Scotland. Applications must fit within one of the two policy areas: Priorities for the Trust include services or projects that focus on: self-management and awareness; advice, support and information; life-skills training; employability, particularly in relation to IT, literacy …

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National Policy – Volunteering Action Plan

Volunteers have a key role in the delivery of many services to Scotland’s population at all life-stages, as well as supporting community connection and conserving Scotland’s natural, historical, and cultural assets. Many voluntary and public sector organisations are reliant on the contribution of volunteers to support their work, whilst the vibrancy of local communities is …

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