Third Sector Governance Forum Conference

Conference in celebration of Trustee's week. This is an opportunity to share Scotland’s collective experience of working as, and with, trustees. The aims are to highlight the great work that trustees are currently doing, and to present opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. 

This year's conference will be in the Carnegie Conference Centre Dunfermline, which is located a 10 minute walk from Dunfermline's Queen Margaret station, and is a fully accessible venue. Monday 7th November

This will be a full-day conference (lunch included), with a programme of events designed to emphasise peer-to-peer learning and support, with more opportunies to meet other delegates, share your stories, and, ultimately, collaborate for a transformational future!

To book a space go to .https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trustees-week-inform-inspire-support-celebrate-tickets-27122507149?platform=hootsuite

Scottish Government Water Charges and Sewerage Exemption Scheme

In January 2015, Scottish Government introduced a new scheme to assist charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) with the payment of water and sewerage charges. The scheme is subject to certain conditions.

Charities with an annual income of less than £200,000 no longer need to pay charges.

Charities with an annual income between £200,000 and £300,000 pay a reduced charge.

The new scheme increases the number of charities that are eligible for exemption or for a reduction in charges.

Full information is available on the Scottish Government website. http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Business-Industry/waterindustryscot/watercharges/exemptionscheme

Scottish Rural Parliament is being held in Brechin 6 – 8 October.

The Scottish Rural Parliament 2016 brings together 400 people from across rural Scotland to discuss the issues of greatest importance to rural communities.

They will be agreeing a Manifesto for rural Scotland and deciding what actions need to be taken and by who, to ensure our rural communities are empowered, connected and sustainable. 

Just Want to Attend? Register

http://www.scottishruralparliament.org.uk/attend/

 

Press and Journal Tokens
Press and Journal Tokens

This is the last week of tokens, Please let us know if you have any that require pick up and our drivers will be happy to collect them. Give us a call on 01955 605588. So far we have submitted 59 Entry Forms which amounts to 2950 tokens. Well done to all who have contributed.

Scotrail Community grants Fund

The application must address at least one of the following priorities:

  • Promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing

  • Targeting improvements in literacy, numeracy and health and wellbeing in primary schools

  • Improving the community’s environmental impact at a local level, encourage recycling or upcycling, or run environmental information or outreach programmes

https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/programmes/scotrail-community-grants/