Case Study: EmployabiliTAY

Shared by Alison Smith, Angus Council Name of Organisation/Project Project name: EmployabiliTAY Run in Angus by Angus Council Skills Team – a busy front line service that supports unemployed and under-employed clients back into meaningful work via a variety of tailored approaches. This client group have faced various barriers which are preventing them from progressing …

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Case Study: Urban Union – Laurieston Living

Shared by Nick Hanlon, Weber Shandwick  Name of Organisation/Project Urban Union – Laurieston Living Funding/Partners Involved Laurieston Living forms part of the Transforming Communities Glasgow initiative and is one of eight Transformational Regeneration Areas (TRA) in the City. Urban Union was appointed the long-term private sector development partner for the TRA in 2012. This allows …

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Case Study: Papay Coop

Shared by Tim Dodman, Secretary, Papay Coop Name of Organisation/Project Papay Community Coop (Papay Coop) Papay Westray, Orkney KW17 2BU Funding/Partners Involved Climate Challenge Fund, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Orkney Islands Council Background Information Papay Coop was established in 1979 as a social enterprise on a remote island with the aim of providing a community-owned …

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Case Study: The Broomhill Project

Shared by Karen Orr, RIG Arts Name of Organisation/Project The Broomhill Project Funding/Partners Involved River Clyde Homes British Gas Creative Scotland Riverside Inverclyde Climate Challenge Fund D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust Tesco Bags of Help People’s Post Code Trust Background Information River Clyde Homes (RCH) a 'not for profit' affordable housing provider and registered charity hired …

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Case Study: Mums into Business

Shared by Kirsty Frankland, CREATE Name of Organisation/Project ORGANISATION: WHALE Arts PROJECT: Tasting Change / Mums into Business. Funding/Partners Involved Mums into Business is based at and supported by WHALE Arts. It has been established through Tasting Change, a multi-agency partnership project set up to tackle issues of food insecurity in Wester Hailes, Edinburgh. WHALE …

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Case Study: The Whithorn Trust

Shared by Julia Muir Watt, Development Manager, The Whithorn Trust  Name of Organisation/Project The Whithorn Trust Funding/Partners Involved HLF, DG LEADER, Hugh Fraser Foundation, Holyrood Trust, Robertson Trust, DG Sustainable Development Fund, Friends of Ninian and Whithorn. Background Information Our organisation was established in 1988. The project was to build a full scale Iron Age …

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Case Study: Creetown Initiative Ltd.

Shared by Andrew Ward, Creetown Initiative  Name of Organisation/Project Creetown Initiative Ltd/home projects and external consultancy work Funding/Partners Involved Big Lottery HLF Dumfries and Galloway Council The Wolfson Foundation HES Holyrood Trust Robertson Trust Leader Children in Need Kirkcudbright Common Good Fund AHF Kavli Trusthouse Foundation CCF Background Information Creetown Initiative was formed in 2004. …

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