Posts filed under ‘Faith in Community Scotland’

Faithful Endeavours: How public agencies and faith communities can work better together

Source: Faith in Community Scotland – Transformation Team, www.transformationteam.org, www.faithincommunityscotland.org

The Transformation Team is delighted to let you know that the Faithful Endeavours resource is now available on the Scottish Government website for you to download, view and to use.

The Faithful Endeavours resource  demonstrates some of the very good work which is already going on to nurture a growing understanding between public agencies and faith communities as well as identifying key ways to deepen those relationships. It was compiled for use by both faith communities and public agencies as together they seek ways to support communities across Scotland.

The resource was developed as part of the Scottish Government’s Better Community Engagement programme by the Scottish Community Development Centre and Faith in Community Scotland and the hope is that it will contribute towards our shared goal of a fairer Scotland for all.

To find out more about the Faithful Endeavours resource please contact Pauline or Shakeel at the Transformation Team on  Tel: 0141 221 4576  Shakeel@transformationteam.org

Resource: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Built-Environment/regeneration/engage/better/resources/tools

January 12, 2012 at 10:08 am

Researching Poverty At Community Level

The second pilot programme will begin in April 2011.

BEMIS in partnership with Glasgow Caledonian University (Scottish Poverty Information Unit) and Faith in Community Scotland are offering a 12 week Certificate Level training programme to empower local community and faith groups with much needed necessary skills in relation to research and tackling poverty.

For information see http://www.scojec.org/memo/files/ads/11iv_bemis.pdf and registration form http://www.scojec.org/memo/files/ads/11iv_bemis.doc or contact Tanveer Parnez Tanveer.parnez@bemis.org.uk / 0141 548 8047.

 

March 17, 2011 at 10:06 am

Faiths in Scotland Community Action Fund

Faith in Community ScotlandFaith in Community Scotland, has announced that it has awarded grants totaling £145,000 to 18 groups across Scotland in its first year of operation. Amongst those organisation receiving funding is East Ayrshire Churches Homelessness Action, which received £10,000 over two years towards funding staffing, volunteers and volunteers’ training to develop volunteer befriending, building social networks to address isolation and loneliness experienced by homeless people and Amina, Muslim Women’s Resource Centre, Glasgow which received £10,000 over two years towards the cost of a Befriending Co-ordinator to develop a volunteer befriending scheme to support isolated Muslim women. Through the Fund, Faith in Community Scotland will consider applications of up to £15,000 for projects that respond to community need, particularly in the economically poorest urban and rural communities. This may be spread over a maximum of three years, with no more than £7,500 being awarded in the first year. Applications are considered twice each year. The next deadline for applications is the 30th September 2010.

Faiths in Scotland Community Action Fund

Faiths in Scotland Community Action Fund

May 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm

Faith In Community Scotland Annual Review

Faith in Community Scotland’s Annual Review
Tackling Poverty Through Faith

is now online: download it here

January 27, 2010 at 9:40 am

Jobs @ Faith in Community Scotland

faith-in-communityFaith in Community Scotland walks together with people of faith to support Scotland’s economically poorest communities.

We are seeking to recruit enthusiastic and skilled individuals for the following posts based in Glasgow.

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September 30, 2009 at 12:37 pm


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