The current Programme for Government contains a commitment to establish at least one new National Park in Scotland by Spring 2026.
The Scottish Rural and Islands Transport Community (SRITC) are seeking to build a community that works together to address the many transport challenges facing rural and islands communities.
14 projects across the UK have been awarded £250,000 by The Prince’s Countryside Fund (PCF) through their “Supporting Rural Communities” grants programme, supporting over 17,000 people in the British countryside.
Scotland’s public sector is leading the way in using the purchase of goods and services to help people and communities.
The Rural Exchange provides an exciting new platform for people living and working across Scotland’s rural and island communities to have their voices heard in both research and policy-making.
Established by Scottish Government in 2008, the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) is an infrastructure centre of expertise that does all its work in collaboration with a range of partners across the private and public sectors.
SCOTO is a network of community tourism enterprises located throughout Scotland and led by a team of dynamic individuals who each have extensive and varied experience in community tourism.
Over the last year the Scottish Rural Network and the Improvement Service have been working in partnership to help build the capacity of community councils across rural and island Scotland.