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Insights on the Cost of Living

Throughout autumn of 2022  Inspiring Scotland teams worked with portfolio partners to gather and share insights on what the pressure that the increased cost of living is having on people and the funded charities we support.

Our fund teams gathered and shared information from portfolio partners about:

  • How concerned they are about cost of living crisis for people they support, their organisations, their staff and volunteers
  • What challenges people are facing due to the cost of living crisis
  • What concerns partners have for the sustainability of their organisations
  • What they are doing to mitigate the impact how Inspiring Scotland can provide support

Insights were gathered through regular virtual portfolio catch-ups enabling charity partners to share and support each other. Surveys were also distributed to complete anonymously. This has been added to insights gathered by Inspiring Scotland staff to produce this summary report.

Thank you  to portfolio partners for sharing with us, and each other, how they are responding to the challenges faced by the cost of living crisis.

Thank you to the Scottish Government and investors for funding the vital work of portfolio partners.

01.11.2017

14:19 Fund Independent Evaluation 2017

An independent evaluation undertaken by Research Scotland exploring the impact of Inspiring Scotland’s first and longest running fund.  

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28.05.2020

Practitioner Tips #1

Part of Thrive Outdoors Make Time For Outdoor Play – a downloadable series of resources developed to support outdoor play during COVID-19.

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15.10.2020

Islands Green Recovery Programme Summary

The Scottish Government recently launched the £2 million Islands Green Recovery Programme/Prògram Ath-Shlànachaidh Uaine nan Eilean (IGRP). Background The £230 million ‘Restart the Economy’ capital stimulus package was announced by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance on 16 June 2020. The package was launched to help stimulate Scotland’s economy in light of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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