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SMN: Season's Greetings from Scottish Mentoring Network

We would like to wish a very Seasons Greetings and a Happy New Year to all of our members, partners and stakeholders and to thank you for your support over the past year.  The office will close over the festive period and reopen on Monday 6th January.   Seasons Greetings and a Happy New Year from everyone at Scottish Mentoring Network. 20 December


FUNDING: Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund

Supported by The Robertson Trust and The Gannochy Trust, this fund aims to enhance and develop community-based youth work in Scotland’s rural communities. The fund has been created in response to the challenges which rural youth groups are facing in funding the delivery of community based universal youth work. 13 December


FUNDING: John Watson's Trust, next deadline: January 2020

Awards grants for educational purposes to children and young people under the age of 21 who have a physical or learning disability, or who are socially disadvantaged. Grants are available to individuals or organisations working with eligible children and young people. 13 December


FUNDING: The Radcliffe Trust - Music

The Radcliffe Trust supports classical music performance and training, especially chamber music, composition and music education. Particular interests within music education are music for children and adults with special needs, youth orchestras and projects at secondary and higher levels, including academic research. 13 December


FUNDING: BBC Children in Need – Small Grants Programme

BBC Children in Need's Small Grants programme is open to charities and not-for-profit organisations. Projects funded make differences in children’s lives that help prevent or overcome the effects of the disadvantages they face. 13 December


FUNDING: Foundation Scotland

13 December


FUNDING: The Stafford Trust

A Scottish charitable trust which provides financial support to charities registered in the UK, with a preference towards charitable organisations in Scotland. 13 December


FUNDING: Foyle Foundation Small Grants Scheme

The small grants scheme supports smaller UK charities with an annual turnover of less than £150,000 a year, especially those working at grass roots and local community level, in any field, across a wide range of activities. One year grants of between £1,000 and £10,000 are made towards core costs, equipment or project funding provided charities can demonstrate this makes a significant difference to their work. No deadline. More here. 13 December


FUNDING: Roald Dahl Marvellous Family Grants

13 December


NEWS: New fund to improve benefit take-up

A new £500,000 fund is being opened for organisations which help people accessing the benefits to be delivered by the Scottish Government. 13 December

NEWS: Evaluation support Scotland Upcoming workshops

13 December

MEMBER NEWS: Ashley King tells her story in local blog

Ashley King was named Mentor of the Year at the Scottish Mentoring Network's Annual Recognition Awards 2019.  She was chosen as she has demonstrated resilience in the face of tragic circumstances.   13 December


SMN: Edinburgh and Lothians Network Event

4 December 2019, 11am-1:30pm YMCA Edinburgh, The Acorn Centre, 1 Junction Place, EH6 5JA

SMN: Care Experienced Network Event

24 January 2020, 10:30am- 2pm Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow,G11UZ

SMN Fife and Tayside Network Event

29 January 2020, Old College Building, Abertay University, Dundee, DD1 HG

SMN: Glasgow Networking Event

5 March 2020, The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, 100 Renfrew St, Glasgow G2 3DB, 10:30am -2:pm

POSTPONED - Professional Certificate in Coordinating Mentoring Programmes Training Course

19-20 March 2020, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow, G1 1UZ

POSTPONED SMN: Mentoring Information Event

23 March 2020, The Barracks, Stirling

POSTPONED : Mentor Training Guidance for Mentoring Coordinators

27 March 2020, Brunswick House, 51 Wilson Street, Glasgow G1 1UZ

SMN Online Networking Event

20 May 2020, Online Zoom (11am-1pm)

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE GrowBiz: How to use Zoom Effectively

2 July 2020, Zoom

SMN: Glasgow Network Event

12 August 2020, Zoom

SMN: Topical Event - Introduction to SMN’s new online training programme

9 September 2020, Zoom

SMN: Fife & Tayside Network Event

30 September 2020, Zoom

SMN: Edinburgh & Lothians Network Event

14 October 2020, Zoom

SMN: Ayrshire Network Event

11 November 2020, Zoom

Scottish Mentoring Network's Online National Event

3 December 2020

SMN: Central Network Event

8 December 2020, Zoom

SMN: Taking Stock

15 December 2020, Zoom

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