Learning and skills

The Youth Music Recharge Fund offers grants of up to £90k to boost organisations in their post-Covid recovery.

This core funding programme is for established not-for-profit organisations who support children and young people to make, learn or earn in music. It will help people and organisations to recharge from the effects of the pandemic. 

Do you want to be part of a global network of island changemakers? Island Innovation is open to applications for its 2022 Island Ambassadors programme.

Young People Masterclass Launch event

The aim of the launch event is to provide an insight into our 4-webinar series to support the attraction, recruitment, development, leadership and retention of Young People across the 3 specific sectors in order to support a Covid recovery. We will also be providing an insight session into the specific sector challenges organisations are facing around the attraction, recruitment, development and retention of Young People as a result of the Pandemic and Brexit.

New measures announced for a just transition to Net Zero.

Investment of £12.3 million has been awarded so far this year by Scottish Enterprise, South of Scotland Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise as part of the £100 million Green Jobs Fund and is expected to create and safeguard over 850 green jobs.

Moniack Mhor, Scotland's National Writing Centre, is delighted to be opening its doors again to a full residential programme with a selection of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, picturebook and crime writing courses and retreats. 

Following a successful inaugural programme developed in response to Covid-19 challenges, the Tourism and Hospitality Talent Development Programme (THTDP) has been funded for a second year.

Communities Leading in Tourism is a fully-funded, responsive programme that empowers community leaders to shape and influence local tourism.

As creative groups start to meet up in person again, Creative Lives is offering 18 micro-grants of £300 each to help make that happen.

Eligible groups/projects are ones that:

The Taic Freumhan Coimhearsnachd funding programme was established to help community groups to undertake projects in support of the National Gaelic Language Plan.

Applications are now open for projects taking place between April 2022 and August 2023 that would help achieve the aims of the National Gaelic Language Plan and Bòrd na Gàidhlig’s 2018-23 Corporate Plan, especially by promoting the using Gaelic in the community.

Investing in Communities Fund Webinar

The ICF is a streamlined communities fund that is delivered as part of the Empowering Communities Programme.