Community development

Democratising Finance for Community Groups

Join the Community Shares Scotland team on Tuesday 3rd Oct 10am-11.30am for a free introductory session on local democratic finance.

A Human Rights Bill for Scotland – Scottish Government Consultation Event, Inverness

This in-person event forms part of the Scottish Government’s consultation on proposals for a new Human Rights Bill. The purpose of this event is to allow people to learn about the Scottish Government’s proposals and to tell us what they think to help inform how the Bill is developed.

The Human Rights Bill

The Moray Local Action Fund 2023-2024 is open for funding applications and is an opportunity to secure funding for projects benefiting the people of Moray.

The fund is supported by a Scottish Government Community Led Local Development (CLLD) funding which forms part of the Scottish Rural Development Programme (SRDP).

Old Pinwherry School Cosy Space
Name of organisation/business: 
Pinwherry and Pinmore Community Development Trust (PPCDT)
Community Led local Development - Ayrshire Rural and Islands Ambition (ARIA) - Small Capital Fund (2022/23)

SEDA Land. Building Futures in Rural Scotland 2: Can Local Government Lead?

This is the second in the series of SEDA Land Conversations building on its successful Building Futures Conversation held on 18 April 2023. As with the earlier events, this will be on entirely online event via Zoom for which you will receive a link to join in when you purchase a place.

Scottish Rural Action August Member Meet Up

Join Scottish Rural Action (SRA) for another members' event, this time to meet their new member of staff, Christine, and to learn about and discuss the work they are doing to connect village halls and community spaces across rural and island Scotland. This is an informal, friendly event so do join with a cuppa!

Stranraer Oyster Festival has revealed its full programme for 2023 alongside a pledge to ‘go greener’ and help safeguard the wild, native oyster bed that the festival celebrates.

Moray Climate Assembly - A Climate Action Hub for Moray

The Scottish Government is investing £234,333 to support Moray communities to respond to the climate and nature emergency through a new climate action hub.

This is part of a network of regional climate action hubs being set up to support communities across Scotland.

A new Local Action Group (LAG) has been created to manage the delivery of the Scottish Government Community Led Local Development (CLLD) funding programme within Dumfries and Galloway.