Advice on and implementation of Scotland’s forestry policy. Central Scotland Engagement Programme ensures equal access to opportunities provided by our public woodlands and forests. We provide funding through the Community Fund for community groups, voluntary groups, development trusts, social enterprises, and charities.
Partnership of agencies providing free and confidential service regarding education, training, or skills development, through one to one support, small groups, regular drop-ins. Support also to English speakers of other languages, young people, parents and carers, people with disabilities and/or learning difficulties, people in work or training
Using inclusive sport and physical activity as a tool, we offer young people from deprived areas transformative ways to learn about physical and mental wellbeing, goal setting, teamwork and active citizenship. Recent funding from Spirit 2012 to engage BAME (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic) girls within our sessions.
Provision of facilitated workshop, outing or training course, to help discover the magic of nature and grow confidence in enjoying the outdoors. Activities involve recording what we find (insects, birds, trees), growing plants, enjoying a nature walk, learning some forest skills or simply facilitating a group picnic. Facebook: TCV Scotland
Using football as a catalyst for discussions around immigration, race, gender, sexual orientation and poverty. Three men’s & one women’s 11-a-side team, both men and women’s drop-in sessions, education days for players, a student society at Glasgow University. Free sessions and football kit and boots can be loaned to players.