Fundraising Post-COVID

Effective Community Led Climate Action needs properly resourced - people, premises and outreach events.

From small-scale Community Fundraising to sharing your ideas and suggestions, join in a on learning and development oppertunity in how we can tackle climate change together.


Mentoring for rural businesses

The GrowBiz Mentor Programme trains and matches mentors and mentees from the Scottish rural business and self-employed community.

This event is an induction session for those who would like to have a mentor.

Business mentoring is a great resource that allows you to:

raise business horizons,
explore new possibilities,
create focused strategies, and
develop self-awareness and confidence.

The National Lottery Community Fund is offering from £1,000 to £10,000 to support communities across the UK to take action on climate change.

Projects should reflect what matters to your community and can be small in scale. They could cover an area like:

Tyne Esk LEADER has been assisting eight previous applicants with Covid recovery funding which, for many, has proved a vital lifeline. 

Are you a farmer or crofter considering diversification but not sure where to start? Are you in the tourism, hospitality or the food and drink business and keen to benefit from the growth of agritourism in Scotland? Or just curious to find out more?

Growing your rural business

Being your own boss can be a challenge at any time, however if you are setting up a business or are in business in a rural area then this brings with it a range of additional factors to consider. 

Join in the webinar with Business Gateway to look at:

The first ever Island Innovation Awards have been launched to recognise individuals, organisations and technologies driving positive change for remote and island communities globally.

Launched in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, the awards will be judged by a high profile jury. The focus of the awards will be on sharing the how of success from the winners, so other communities may benefit.

HIE’s Innovate Your Business service aims to help SMEs in the Highlands and Islands make changes to improve their business.

Women’s Enterprise Network

About this event

Thinking about going green? What influence can you have in your every day to alter your environmental impact?

This is your chance to learn more about what practical things you can do from our two inspirational guest speakers who have done just that.

The Scottish Government has launched a consultation on Scotland as a leading Fair Work Nation - and is looking for your input.