Malawi Development Programme

£11m for projects to benefit communities More than £11 million is being provided to support local projects in Malawi focused on health, education, economic development and renewable energy. The Scottish Government’s Malawi Development Programme will fund 11 projects over the next four and a half years, to be delivered in partnership between Scottish-based organisations and...
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‘Innovation, participation and wider system change. The key to translating this ambition into local action is in the hands of communities.’

Blog by Allan Farmer, Head of Place. The Local Governance Review has brought an increasing focus on the democratic deficit that exists within Scotland and an ambition to devolve more power to more local levels. If this opportunity is to be realised, then widespread community involvement in the review process will be vital. However, with...
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Funding call for Scottish International Development Organisations

Scottish Government International Small Grants 2019 Programme Launch International Development Organisations based in Scotland can now apply for funding through the Scottish Government’s International Development Small Grants Programme which opened today. The programme is specifically intended to accommodate requests for funding from Scottish based organisations with an annual expenditure of less than £250,000. Project grants...
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Update on Partnership Drugs Initiative

Letter by Carolyn Sawyers, Deputy CEO of Corra Foundation, and Kenneth Ferguson, Director of The Robertson Trust.   The Partnership Drugs Initiative (PDI) was established in 2001 as a partnership between Corra Foundation and The Scottish Government to promote voluntary sector work with vulnerable children and young people affected by alcohol and drugs. Its two...
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“We come out of change and challenge.” – Blog by Shelley Gray, Head of External Relations

First published on Civil Society Futures https://civilsocietyfutures.org/ November 2017 These words from Julia Unwin powerfully capture the spirit of the Change Convention, hosted by Corra Foundation (www.corra.scot) on 9 October in Edinburgh. The day brought together around 300 people, mainly from the voluntary sector, and offered a platform for conversations about how we can create...
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