Health and wellbeing

Rethinking Remote 2022 Conference

Conference focussing on innovative solutions in remote and rural health and wellbeing.

Scottish agricultural charity, RSABI, is reminding people worried about increasing energy bills that they may be eligible for “Help for Heating” grants. 

Following the announcement confirming an energy price cap increase from April, the Scottish farming charity is urging people concerned about rising energy costs to get in touch. 

Funding available for private sector and third sector centres to help with running costs and enable staff to deliver more outdoor learning for schools.

The funding brings the Scottish Government’s support for the sector during the pandemic to £4.5 million.

SCCAN networking café: Let’s Talk About Food!

Are you interested in food or working on a food growing project, a community garden, a community fridge, eco-recipes or other initiatives?

If you are a new member, please join at 2pm for an induction and welcoming meeting.

More elderly and disabled people will be helped to install fire alarms that save lives and meet new building standards rules thanks to an additional £500,000 in funding.

Pedal for Scotland events help make cycling accessible to more people across Scotland, with a particular focus on families and people new to cycling by providing a safe and fun environment.

Community organisations can now apply for grants of up to £10,000 to organise beginner-friendly, local cycling events in 2022.

Women's Enterprise Scotland: International Conference 2022

Join Women’s Enterprise Scotland for their 2-day conference focussing on the economic empowerment of women vital for recovery from Covid and achieving gender equality in the economy, work and business.

Update 20 October 2022 - Fund now closed to applications due to maximisation of funding pot

Support in Mind Scotland has been funded by the Scottish Government to work with them to improve the mental wellbeing of people in rural communities as we all recover from the pandemic.

People living on Scottish islands will benefit from community-led wellness initiatives designed to support them to live healthier lifestyles.

The Healthy Islands Fund will help to deliver these initiatives with just over £1.3 million of Scottish Government funding from the wider £30 million Islands Programme.

Connecting people and nature.

Led by NatureScot, the programme aims to give people the opportunity to help tackle the twin crises of climate change and biodiversity loss by creating and caring for their own forest in their own neighbourhood.