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**Member Survey Special**

Those members that have attended recent network Cuppa and Catchup meetings, will be aware that as a result of discussions in these meetings, we have formed three Working Groups to explore common issues and interests Mental Health Community Volunteering People Make Glasgow Communities The common theme coming out of all these Working Groups is a …

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Third Sector Funding 2021

Added 7/4/21 *** Note a new website for Funding Scotland – https://funding.scot/ ***  The Social Isolation and Loneliness Fund was launched this week by Impact Funding Partners. It offers grants of up to £1,500 to enable local organisations to support older people who may be at risk of social isolation, loneliness or reduced wellbeing due …

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Network IT Recycling Project Update

UPDATE: WE ARE OPEN FOR REFERRALS We are still working away recycling PCs, making up PC packages of our own PCs and distributing the PCs given to us by Remade, as part of the wider Glasgow City Council/GCVS Digital inclusion project. We have also been given some MiFi boxes as part of this project. Our plan is …

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Adult Achievement Awards – Free Training For Your Volunteers

The Network is offering the Adult Achievement Awards Training Course again this year. This is a FREE training course for your adult volunteers, who give their time to member organisations. Due to Covid -19 restrictions, the course will be delivered online by tutors from Glasgow Clyde College. The Adult achievement awards training course gives your volunteers the opportunity …

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Whit’s Happening Issue 13 Out Now

Cope Scotland have shared their latest issue of Whit’s Happening, their publication full of useful stories and contacts. Whits happening issue 13  

Corona Virus COVID-19 Information & Signposting

Corona Virus COVID-19 Updates, Resources & Community Information Updated 23/2/21 *** Scottish Government  has outlined Scotland’s phased and careful approach to easing lockdown restrictions while continuing to suppress Coronavirus. https://www.gov.scot/news/gradually-easing-lockdown-restrictions/ Uodated Strategic Framework:  https://www.gov.scot/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-strategic-framework-update-february-2021/   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Updated 16/7/20 There as so many sources of information about Coronavirus and the local and national responses to the …

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Free Training for Network Members

Last month the network surveyed members on what types of training they would like for themselves and their staff. This year, our programme of FREE training will be provided online on Zoom. ***POSTPONED***Managing Remotely: Tweaking your management style for remote working – Monday 18th January 2021 1pm-4.45pm 15 places available A fast-paced interactive course for managers who want …

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Third Sector Funding Opportunities

Updated 17th December 2020 ***The Third Sector Homelessness Fund plans to open for applications in early January 2021. This £3 million funding from the Scottish Government is for third sector organisations delivering homelessness services in Scotland. Read more HERE The fund plans to open to online applications w/c 5th January with a closing date of 8th February. …

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Network AGM. From Debate to Dialogue

The Network’s Annual General Meeting will take place, online on Zoom, on Wednesday 9th December 11am-12.30pm. The theme will be: From Debate to Dialogue and our guest speaker for the meeting will be expert on Democratic Innovation, Oliver Escobar Relationships are the foundation of People’s Sector’s work. How we communicate can support or detract from those relationships. We are finding …

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