Do you want to stand up to poverty?
Do you have an idea you want to talk up?
This is your chance to take action and tackle poverty and make a real difference for those who need it the most.
Our Council has made available £240,000 to fund projects developed by community groups and local people which will make a real difference by standing up to poverty in their communities.
Get your application in quickly to apply today for an area based grant or grants of up to £20,000.
Closing date for you to stand up, talk up and take action is midnight on 21st December 2017.
Through a participatory budgeting approach we are giving local people the chance to vote on which projects they want to see funded and make a difference to local people’s lives.
Full details and how to apply can be seen here: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/article/17174/People-tackling-poverty-funding
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive who has the confidence, experience and creativity to lead the organisation through its next exciting phase. The closing date for applications is 10am on Wednesday 20th December. read more
The Annual General Meeting of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface will be held on Tuesday 7th November 2017 in The Solway Suite, Cairndale Hotel, Dumfries from 12noon. Registration will begin at 11:30am and a light buffet lunch will be served. read more
Grants are available to UK based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities. The Music in the Community grants programme is administered Music for All, which is the charity of the UK musical instrument industry. … read more
Do you want to join the fight against Poverty in Dumfries & Galloway?
Challenge Poverty week is a national campaign co-ordinated by the Poverty Alliance to raise awareness of issues surrounding poverty. As part of our contribution, Dumfries and Galloway Council have agreed to organise a Tackling Poverty Conference read more
Many local organisations have been affected by the changes introduces to water rates exemption eligibility. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is now part of a national review group set up by the Scottish Government to review the scheme and they need your help. read more
Do you ever wonder
What terms like Community Planning, Community Engagement or Community Empowerment mean for you as a Third Sector organisation?
How to influence decision making, including the development of local plans and strategies for the benefit of your service users?
What Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway can do to support you to have your voice (and those of your clients) heard at a strategic level? read more
The post holder will support and facilitate the development and impact of the third sector’s role in health and social care.
The closing date for applications is Friday 25th August at 5pm. read more
We are looking for nominations to become a Trustee on the Board of Dumfries and Galloway Third Sector Interface. If you would like more information or to discuss this and what it entails in more detail, please contact either Claire Brown or Graham Bartlett. More about the AGM and Election of Trustees follows… read more
The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee is seeking views on the Children and Young People (Information Sharing) (Scotland) Bill.
The call for evidence is now open until 5pm on 25th August 2017. read more