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  • Screwfix Foundation funding 27 April 2023
    The Screwfix Foundation currently offers local registered charities and not for profit organisations funding up to the region of £5,000 to support projects that improve, repair and maintain homes and community facilities used by those in need throughout the UK. More information and details of how to apply on the Screwfix Foundation website.
  • Small grant programme – older people 27 April 2023
    The Charles Hayward Foundation is offering grants up to £7,000 to  fund preventative and early intervention programmes being delivered at the community level which allow older people to stay in their own homes and remain independent. More information and details of how to apply on the Charles Hayward Foundation website.  
  • Corra Foundation Boost small grants programme 27 April 2023
    Boost small grants programme is for organisations supporting children and families in their local communities. It has been created to help groups that find the increases in basic running costs (e.g. utilities, salaries, transport) are making their work much more challenging. Boost will provide grants of £500-£3,000 to grassroots organisations and charities with a yearly […]
  • Tackling obesity: Improving policy making on food and health 27 April 2023
    This report from the Institute for Government reveals how every government since 1992 has missed targets to reduce obesity. It exposes the reasons behind this policy failure – and sets out how to make progress. It focuses on England, but includes data and examples from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The report is available on […]
  • Recent blog posts 27 April 2023
    Mitigating long term impacts of the cost of living crisis Public Health Scotland PHS) has published a rapid assessment on the health impacts of the rising cost of living. Margaret Douglas, Consultant in Public Health, discusses what this could mean for the long term health of communities in Scotland and what can be done to […]
  • Cost of living and the third sector 27 April 2023
    Volunteer Scotland is publishing Quarterly Bulletins to provide up-to-date trend information on the impact of the cost of living crisis on volunteering and volunteers using information from YouGov surveys and the Scottish Third Sector Tracker. The latest bulletin shows that demand for third sector services and volunteers have increased, yet the number of volunteers available […]
  • Learning from collaborating with or within the community food sector 27 April 2023
    We recently provided funding for organisations in three local authority areas to support our pilot learning collaboration project. The aim of this project is to support increased collaboration locally and to make a difference across all three of our Community Food National Reference group’s priority areas of work. These are: supporting ‘cash first’ responses to […]
  • Community food initiatives help needed to try out Eat Well, Your Way resource 25 April 2023
    Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has developed Eat Well, Your Way, an online resource to help people in Scotland make healthier food and drink choices when planning, shopping, preparing food at home and eating out. The Eat Well, Your Way resource is underpinned by evidence-based behaviour change techniques. By utilising the MAP model, also used by […]
  • Inverclyde Cost of Living Support Grant Programme 20 April 2023
    The Inverclyde Cost of Living Support Grant Programme is a small local grant programme funded by Inverclyde Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) and is being delivered on their behalf by CVS Inverclyde. The funding is available to constituted third sector organisations supporting individuals and families adversely affected by the impact of the Cost-of-Living Crisis […]
  • Vacancy at Propagate 20 April 2023
    Propagate is currently recruiting for a Community Food Network Co0rdinator for East Dumfries and Galloway. This is a job share role with the West Coordinator. Seven to ten hours are available. More information and details of how to apply on the Propagate website.