“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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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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A community-led response to the snow

Blog by Allan Farmer, Head of Place (from 16 April 2018) The recent snow was for many an unavoidable opportunity to do things differently – including adopting sledges, skis and snowboards as standard methods of transport.  The weather also proved to be a catalyst for communities to come together and create positive change at a neighbourhood...
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Corra Foundation welcomes new Head of Place

Corra Foundation is delighted to announce that Allan Farmer will take up post as Head of Place on 16 April. Allan joins Corra Foundation from WHALE Arts where he has been Director since January 2014. He will lead the work of the People in Place programme which aims to get alongside communities that independent funders...
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