Scottish Government Ministers join celebration of PDI and FRIF funded projects

The Scottish Government Minister for Children and Young and People, Maree Todd, MSP, and Minister for Public Health, Sport & Wellbeing Joe FitzPatrick MSP visited the Adelphi Centre in Glasgow to celebrate the impact of Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI) and Family Recovery Initiative Fund (FRIF) projects. Corra Foundation’s Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI), Scottish Families affected...
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£14 million for children, young people, families, adult learners and communities

Continued funding of £14 million is being provided for 2019/20 through the extension year of the Children, Young People and Families Early Intervention & Adult Learning and Empowering Communities (CYPFEI/ALEC) Fund. This Fund provides core funding for 117 charities working to support children, families, adult learning and communities across Scotland. A wide range of organisations...
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A strategy for everyone, Corra Foundation welcomes the new Social Isolation and Loneliness strategy.

Ffyona Taylor, Policy and Events officer  Earlier this year, Corra Foundation reflected on learning from across Henry Duncan Grants, Partnership Drugs Initiative, Fortify and the People in Place programme, drawing on collective insights to respond to the Social isolation and loneliness consultation. Emerging from the discussions it became clear that isolation and loneliness is not...
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Scotland’s Place Leadership Summit 21st November

Zoe Rush, Research Intern Corra Foundation, Place-based working project  Corra Foundation and Scottish Towns Partnership recently convened Scotland’s ‘Place Leadership Summit’, supported by Scottish Government. The event brought together leaders from across Scotland to empower, inspire and challenge them to understand the importance of place in their lives and work, and embrace the Place Principle...
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Anna Fowlie, Chief Exectutive at SCVO reflects on the Civil Society Futures Scottish Conversation

Anna Fowlie, Chief Executive of SCVO  The recent Civil Society Futures event chimed with SCVO’s work on What’s a modern charity? Of course the term “charity” is shorthand for voluntary organisation because the terminology is so impenetrable. That’s a whole other conversation. There have been voluntary organisations for over a hundred years and the sector...
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Tackling climate change – £600k fund for projects in Malawi and Zambia

Communities in Malawi and Zambia are being helped to build their resilience to the effects of climate change. £600,000 is being awarded to Scottish-based organisations working with partners in the two countries under the Climate Justice Innovation Fund, which empowers communities to respond to a changing environment. Projects supported include training in ‘climate smart’ agricultural...
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