A new booklet from Voluntary Arts Scotland has been created to help cultural groups navigate the funding landscape. Details from the publication page for ‘Cash for Culture – a guide to fundraising for voluntary-led creative groups‘ – a 44 page pdf, 4.7MB download.
A new guide ‘Community ownership and management of parks and green spaces’ has been published.
Produced as part of the Community Ownership and Management of Assets (COMA) programme by Shared Assets, it draws upon their experience of supporting many of the green space focused projects that took part in the programme. The guide is split into two main areas, reflecting its target audience:
A new Community Rights and Heritage resource has been launched by the Department for Communities and Local Government, produced in partnership with Heritage Lottery Fund, Historic England, Locality, The Architectural Heritage Fund, Civic Voice and Groundwork.
New research into community university partnerships has been published.
Based on data from interviews with members of more than 20 community university partnerships, it was conducted by a GMCVO researcher in collaboration with the University of Brighton. It has been funded by ESRC through the Imagine project ‘connecting communities through research’.
New NPC publications on charities in education, faith-based charities. And an (unconnected) event.
Charities in the school system
New from sector think tank NPC is ‘School report: How can charities work best in the school system?‘.
Scotland’s Third Force News reports, under ‘Communities get help to take over sports clubs‘, that new organisation Club Development Scotland is to help community groups that are looking to get involved in the running of any kind of sports team, giving legal, financial and governance support.