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Shetland Community Connections - Inspiring Scotland

Support in the Right Direction

Shetland Community Connections

Shetland Community Connections provides independent information, advice and practical support with all aspects of self-directed support. This includes helping people to understand the process and their choices prior to an assessment and maximising the impact of any budget awarded. Person-centred planning helps people to identify personal outcomes and assets and identify creative and innovative ways to use budgets, with support provided to make community connections to achieve outcomes through paid for or natural supports. Support is also provided to set up and manage option 1 budgets including training and peer support on being a good employer.

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Funding available for community groups to develop local ecosystem restoration projects
22.05.2024

Funding available for community groups to develop local ecosystem restoration projects

The Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund launched today (Wednesday 22nd May 2023) to enable community-led project groups in Scotland to design and deliver local nature restoration projects. The aim of the Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund is to help communities develop their ideas for nature restoration into a pipeline of deliverable projects with a whole ecosystem approach. Funding will

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Funding available for community groups to develop local ecosystem restoration projects
22.05.2024

Funding available for community groups to develop local ecosystem restoration projects

The Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund launched today (Wednesday 22nd May 2023) to enable community-led project groups in Scotland to design and deliver local nature restoration projects. The aim of the Neighbourhood Ecosystem Fund is to help communities develop their ideas for nature restoration into a pipeline of deliverable projects with a whole ecosystem approach. Funding will

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Sitting down with digital experts and Specialist Volunteers, Gordon and Elena
17.05.2024

Sitting down with digital experts and Specialist Volunteers, Gordon and Elena

“It’s not just a one-off get the kudos and done relationship […] We grow in this space.”   Our Specialist Volunteer Network (SVN) is an impressive collective of over 500 professionals who lend their expertise and time to the charity sector for free, saving not only those all-important funds, but time and peace of mind.   But

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