Beatrice Partnership Fund has reopened for the final time. The fund supports projects that are based in the East Coast of Caithness and Sutherland plus the following Community Council areas in Rosshire, Edderton, Tain, Inver and Tarbat.
The fund is for projects which create or enhance opportunities for education and employment through activities focused on improving an individual’s chances of entering the workplace or further professional development. Empower fragile communities to become more resilient and to protect their vulnerable residents through measures which demonstrate long term social, environmental or economic improvements, Stimulate meaningful regeneration through actions which improve or enhance local infrastructure, landscape, biodiversity, or heritage to make a lasting difference to the places we live, work and visit
For full guidance go to Beatrice Partnership | SSE Renewables The closing date for the fund is Wednesday 28th April at 12 noon. You can apply for funding from £10,000 – £50,000
If you would like to attend an information session delivered by SSE to get guidance and advice on how to submit a good application to this fund then please contact firstname.lastname@example.org there is no date for this yet.
Volunteer Scotland is continuing to offer ongoing training and PVG support for organisations. This is especially helpful for the lead contact within the organisation. Including zoom drop-in Sessions each Thursday from 11.30-12.30.
In addition Catherine at CVG is the local contact point for information about Disclosures and PVGs. Check out the volunteer Scotland website to find out about the training available. https://www.volunteerscotland.net/for-organisations/training-courses/disclosure-services-training/
Caithness Rural Transport has secured funding from the Highland Council to provide free transport for over 70’s and those with disabilities to get to their vaccine appointments if they have no other available transport. This will be on a first come first served basis and obviously CRT have limited capacity so if people already have access to either their own transport or can get a lift from family or friends within their bubble then that is great. Bookings can be made by Email – email@example.com Phone – 078 567 40649
Volunteer from your own home by supporting the RSPB on the big bird watch weekend , 29-31st January. Sign up for your survey pack and help the charity survey the health of the bird population in your area. go to the website and volunteer, it is fun. Big Garden Birdwatch | Join the fun – The RSPB