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 November 2017 These words from Julia Unwin powerfully capture the spirit of the Change Convention, hosted by Corra Foundation ( 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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Communities often hold the key to tackling social isolation and loneliness

  Blog by Ffyona Taylor, Policy and Events officer, Corra Foundation  Corra Foundation is committed to understanding how people can create positive change. So when reflecting on the recent Social isolation and loneliness strategy consultation, our engagement with communities and the third sector provided powerful insights into local, community-led responses. Much of our funding supports...
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