Holly has a background in third sector organisational development and is a passionate advocate for the positive outcomes that can be achieved when communities have the resources they need to act on their priorities.
The complex meeting point between policy and people’s lives is something in which Holly is particularly interested. With specialist knowledge and experience of third sector governance, she is keen to use her expertise to support charities to develop capacity and resilience and to continue to make Scotland a better place for all of us.
Holly supports a range of small charities in her spare time by acting as a volunteer Independent Examiner of accounts. She also loves running and racing with her local club and exploring the furthest away wilderness that Scotland has to offer.
The Thrive Outdoors team has today (Monday 12 February 2024) launched a new website to showcase the work of the fund and share resources with the play and outdoor sector. The new site will be a hub for outdoor play champions, offering support, guidance and resources – a one-stop-shop for practitioners, education professionals and childmindersRead More
We kicked off the new year by hosting the first online conference of its kind in Scotland – Infant Mental Health: Babies in Scotland 2024. This event was in partnership with the Scottish Government and was our biggest event yet with 588 people attending on the day. It was incredible to get that manyRead More
The Scottish Government has recently asked for views on their proposed Care Leavers Payment. As Scotland’s national mentoring programme for children and young people with care experience, our Fund Manager Christine was in a unique position to gather valuable insights from the young people this will affect. Here’s what she found out… In myRead More