Support4Life – here to help those with long term conditions with benefits
The project helps those with Long Term Conditions, illnesses and disabilities identify and claim the benefits they are entitled to.
South of Scotland Tree Planting Grant Scheme – first grant claimed
More than 35 awards have been made and this week sees the first grant being drawn down.
Report highlights support for Windfarm Community Benefit Fund
Independent review shows strong levels of positivity surrounding programme as directors announce new small grants scheme to support string of communities.
SOSE’s first ever engagement tour to discuss future economy
The sessions will allow businesses, social enterprises, community groups and the public to give their views on what SOSE’s priorities should be for the local economy.
More awards from the Galloway Glens Small Grants Scheme
The Galloway Glens Scheme is an initiative of Dumfries an Galloway Council’s Environment team.
Success for two projects with offers from Community Ownership Fund
The £150 million Community Ownership Fund will run over a total of four years with the start of round two coming soon.
D&G projects chosen in pilot of EU structural fund replacement
The £220 million UK Community Renewal Fund will provide funding to help places across the UK prepare for the introduction of the UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
#COP26 third sector showcase – Solway Firth Partnership
The Partnership works with people on both sides of the Solway Firth and further afield on a wide range of projects.
Electric bike scheme receives grant from Together for Our Planet
The UK Government’s Together for Our Planet initiative has been created to engage people with COP26 and inspire positive climate action.
Social enterprise encourages Fair Work focus with SOSE support
Employees at The Usual Place are encouraged to fulfil their potential as active, valuable citizens within society.
New Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund launched
The fund aims to support adult community-based initiatives to help address the impact of distress and mental ill health caused by social isolation and loneliness.
Help local people with ME, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia and Long-Covid
Projects include a befriending service, which would match volunteers with sufferers who are most isolated, providing vital additional peer support