Community development

Community groups can apply for funding towards artistic and visual improvements to their local National Cycle Network routes.

Grants of up to £5,000 are available from the ArtRoots Fund, funded by Transport Scotland and delivered by Sustrans Scotland. The fund seeks to empower local communities in making improvements on local routes to increase user confidence and make journeys on the National Cycle Network more enjoyable for everyone.

Finnish LAG seeks partners for multiple projects

The Finnish LAG Aisapari is looking for cooperation partners across several projects.

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In this article you can find out about a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to become one of the founding members of Ulva’s new community​.

In this article from the Scottish Islands Federation you can find out more about the organisation and its work.

Bressay Development Ltd (BDL) have four studio spaces to rent in a large, bright, former classroom.

The studios are in what was the school, which is also home to the Speldiburn Cafe and art gallery, Good As New Shop, community library and a large multi-purpose room (used for workshops, classes, exhibitions and meetings). There is also knitwear/design studio, a resident artist studio and the BDL office using some of the other rooms.

Castlebank Park
Name of organisation/business: 
Lanark Community Development Trust
Lanarkshire LEADER: £112,612

The Orkney islands of Westray and Papa Westray were among the winners in this year's SURF Awards for Best Practice in Community Regeneration.

Researchers are looking for your views about wellbeing, local issues and quality of life in Scottish communities.

Social scientists at the James Hutton Institute and Scotland's Rural College are carrying out an online survey as part of a drive to improve currently-available data and inform policy development and implementation. 

The survey covers the following topics:

Groups across the country have been awarded a share of £1,646,972 in the latest round of funding from the Scottish Land Fund.

Understanding Social Investment

This workshop is for anyone looking for a greater understanding of social investment, and time to explore the opportunities and challenges in relation their own particular scenario. Come and find out: