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The Usual Place - Inspiring Scotland

Building Brighter Futures Fund

The Usual Place

Set up by the inspired Community Enterprise Trust with support from various funders including The Big Lottery Fund, The Holywood Trust, Dumfries and Galloway Council and NHS, The Wooden Spoon and Solway Heritage, the core objective of The Usual Place is to create employability, training and wider citizenship opportunities for young adults with additional support needs towards various qualifications including SVQ Level 1 Hospitality Qualification.

With BBFF investment, The Usual Place work with those young people furthest away from the labour market.

 

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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