Learning and skills
The Promise Partnership – A Good Childhood is an investment of circa £3.25m from the Scottish Government.
The grant is intended to deliver change in-line with Scotland’s commitment to #KeepThePromise and ensure children and young people grow up loved, safe and respected.
The Connecting Scotland Programme is now inviting ‘fast track’ applications from organisations working with people at risk of social isolation and loneliness, who can deliver devices in November and December.
The deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 12th November.
Opportunities to meet world leaders and climate activists.
A further £35,000 funding from the Scottish Government will increase the reach of initiatives from ReNew the World who organise events to meet world leaders and climate activists.
HIE’s Innovate Your Business service aims to help SMEs in the Highlands and Islands make changes to improve their business.
New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund launched.
The £15 million Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund aims to support adult community-based initiatives across Scotland.
Through the £2 million Island Communities Fund, 29 successful community groups and businesses across 23 islands have been awarded grants of up to £150,000 each.