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Growing the Social Economy – Update October 2017

11th October 2017

There have been many changes within Growing the Social Economy since our last update.  The team managing the programme is now located within the Social Justice & Regeneration Division alongside Aspiring Communities Fund colleagues. We would like to take this opportunity to thank David Cowan and his team for making us welcome.  Yvonne Strachan is…

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Social Innovation for Hidden Disabilities

15th August 2017

Many thanks Glyn Morris from Friendly Access who has provided our first guest blog: I have always said “we all know that whilst an impairment cannot necessarily be changed, the​ ​environment often can, making the environment the disabling factor”.  It’s for this reason Friendly Access was established to holistically address and improve accessibility across Scotland,…

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Poverty & Social Inclusion Update

6th July 2017

Only 3 weeks remaining to submit Social Innovation Fund Stage 1 and 2 applications. The electronic application submissions must be received by 5pm on Friday 21 July to ApplicationsGrowingtheSocialEconomy@gov.scot. Tips Keep the project title brief and meaningful. Read the application guidance to understand the fund criteria and cost model requirements. Insert match funding that you…

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European Social Fund Tackling Poverty & Social Exclusion

23rd May 2017

European Social Fund Tackling Poverty & Social Exclusion. Round 2 announcement including dates and contact details.

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