Over £440,000 goes to 30 community projects across D&G

The successful applicants were selected through an independent scoring...
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Carers benefit directly by over £1million from new partnership

The substantial sum directly contributes to the well-being of Carers and the individuals they care...
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Pop-up enterprise hub launched on Dumfries High Street

Fledgling enterprises in Dumfries are being offered the chance to trade for free on the High Street. The opportunity to make use of The Smithy from...
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Over £620,000 awarded to support community groups across region

A Local Action Group made up of representatives from the third, public, and private sectors decided what applications were...
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Almost £3m goes to projects in region from UK Shared Prosperity Fund

The £2.6 billion UK Shared Prosperity Fund succeeds the old EU structural...
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Message from Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s new CEO

Hello. I’m delighted to have joined Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway at such an important time for our sector and for our region. Much has...
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Consultation and engagement workshops for local place plans

All community groups and community councils interested in gathering the views of their community for local place planning are invited to take...
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Colleges map out the future in Digital Pathfinder programme

The map is designed to make the future simpler for companies across the region to access digital...
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Special event held to thank our retiring Chief Executive Officer

Norma became the Chief Executive Officer of Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway in...
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Consultant sought to map employability services in region

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) is looking for a consultant to identify third sector organisations within the region that are providing...
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Over £637,000 goes to third sector organisations across D&G

Community groups and charities across Dumfries and Galloway celebrate successful applications to the National Lottery and The Robertson...
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Deadline extended for £50,000 care and support programme

Those who participate will: develop business development and innovation skills, confidence, and leadership...
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King’s Award for voluntary service for the Veterans Garden

Equivalent to an MBE, it is the highest honour given to local voluntary groups in the...
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£50k sum supports ideas to help people live independently 

12 ideas will be selected from submissions to Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care Partnership’s Intrapreneurship...
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Finalists revealed for Dumfries and Galloway Youth Awards 2023

The Youth Awards recognise the incredible achievements, journeys and stories of young people and youth organisations in Dumfries and...
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New Volunteering Officer sends out offer of support to third sector

Kateryna Stoian’s primary responsibility is to assist volunteer involving organisations in enhancing their capacity and capability in volunteer...
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Autistic adults in region to receive more support thanks to fund

The funding from the Scottish Government will allow charities to deliver a range of...
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Call for consultants to join pool for third sector work

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway has a pool of consultants who we invite to support pieces of work on an ad hoc...
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Food Train Chief Executive to stand down

Michelle Carruthers praises volunteers and says: “It’s been an absolute privilege to do my...
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New £450,000 service for people affected by cancer comes to region

The Macmillan Improving the Cancer Journey service is a tried and tested model which provides one to one, tailored support for people affected by...
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Next CEO selected for Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

Alan Webb will replace the organisation’s current chief executive, Norma Austin Hart, when she retires later this...
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New chair for region’s Social Enterprise Network

The purpose of SEDG is to create opportunities for the Dumfries and Galloway social enterprise community to develop and...
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New round launches to enable people to live well at home for longer

Applications are now open for the Intrapreneurship Programme to enable people to live well at home for...
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New round in Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund

The total available in the region is £440,217 and is open to projects supporting those aged 16 and...
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Ministerial visit to Relationships Scotland Dumfries and Galloway

The Minister had an opportunity to chat with clients who use their services, providing her with a rich insight into their...
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Lottery Funding assures befriending support in Dumfries and Galloway

A Listening Ear Dumfries and Galloway will now be able to expand its current befriending services throughout the region following funding from the...
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Wigtownshire voluntary group wins national Adult Learners’ Week award

Learners Together has won the Group Award at the national Adult Learners’ Week Awards...
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Roadshows to showcase digital tools for social care providers

The Scottish Care Care Technologist Team is excited to announce two upcoming roadshows aimed at bringing together social care providers, the people...
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£566,000 funding programme opens in Dumfries and Galloway

The Community Led Local Development programme will make more than £566,000 in funding available this year for revenue and capital...
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New funding programme due to open in Dumfries and Galloway

The grant fund will open for applications at the end of August, with full details being published in...
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Volunteer call out to Armed Forces for nature restoration project

Volunteers are needed to help clear invasive sitka spruce trees over a small part of a community-owned nature...
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Conference to help people with additional support needs get into work

The interactive online conference will showcase where gaps are in service provision and provide insight on people’s experience of accessing...
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Happy Hooves celebrates successful Crowdfunding campaign

The funds will play a pivotal role in bringing the long-awaited indoor arena to...
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Conference gains momentum as partners unite to support unpaid Carers

The Dumfries and Galloway Unpaid Carers Conference will take place at Easterbrook Hall in Dumfries on Tuesday October...
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Charities showcase services to Lockerbie Academy pupils

The first ever Lockerbie Academy Charity Fair has taken place. The day, organised in partnership between the school and Third Sector Dumfries and...
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Growth launches recruitment drive for Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

A number of new jobs are available due to the arrival of the Community Led Local Development programme and funding...
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New service to support patients’ journeys from DGRI to home

The service will make appropriate use of the resources within local charities and community organisations to support a patient’s...
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Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway move base to The Crichton

The new base at Monreith House is fully accessible and places the charity amongst a large number of other third sector...
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Community Fund give 22 D&G groups National Lottery funding

Dumfries and Galloway groups celebrate award from The National Lottery Community...
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Dumfries and Galloway Local Action Group is looking for members

A Local Action Group (LAG) is being formed to distribute funding via the Community Led Local Development (CLLD) programme. This web page will give...
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Growing a new future for Stranraer with draft place plan

A draft Place Plan for Stranraer has been published which will shape the development of Stranraer over the next 10...
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Amazing Summer Fund 2023 launched for third sector organisations

Organisations are being asked to deliver free activities for children and young people aged 5–16 for the duration of the summer...
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Wigtown celebrates 25th anniversary as Scotland’s National Book Town

Book Town people gather to celebrate town’s regeneration as they look ahead to the 25th annual...
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Free support roadshows return for charities and community groups

The roadshows provide an opportunity for the third sector to seek support on governance, volunteering, or...
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Dumfries and Galloway volunteer Coronation Champions announced

The Coronation Champions Awards are organised by the Royal Voluntary Service and celebrate extraordinary...
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First ever Online Conversations promote themes within third sector

All the sessions are designed to help the third sector become stronger, more resilient, and more...
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Community support for third year of fund to help more projects

A total of £445,026 was given to 33 third sector organisations across Dumfries and Galloway in the last...
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Horse rescue centre able to offer ASDAN course

ASDAN provides programmes and qualifications for learners with special educational needs and...
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Birthday celebrations help mark charity’s 10th year

D&G HandyVan staff were joined by board members, volunteers and invited guests in Lockerbie to celebrate the special...
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Charity winding up looks to give funds to similar organisation

The organisation Health and Shelter for Children is winding up and has some remaining funds to donate to a charity that fits its purpose.  This...
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