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Young Placechangers programme takes off in Year of Young People

Scotland’s parks and greenspace charity, greenspace scotland has received £90,100 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the Young Placechangers programme over the next two years in partnership with Youth Scotland.

Announcing the Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund

Youth Scotland has received a significant funding boost to help grow and develop universal community based youth work across Scotland

Youth Scotland reach landmark 50,000th youth award

50,000 young people have now received a Hi5 Award, Dynamic Youth Award or Youth Achievement Award across Scotland

First Minister Recognises YoYP Achievements

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, will recognise tens of thousands of young Scots with a special certificate to say thank you for their contribution to the Year of Young People 2018

Audit Scotland and Youth Scotland launch Inform 100 to engage young people in public services

Inform 100 is an exciting new project where young people will help Audit Scotland look at public services in Scotland.

Young Placechangers Ideas Fund opens for applications

Young Placechangers puts young people in the lead role – bringing together the wider community to look at local spaces, plan and deliver improvements. From 11 October 2018 young people and youth groups can apply to the Young Placechangers Ideas Fund for Seedcorn grants (up to £500) and larger Ideas Fund grants (up to £3,000).

Youth work organisations partner up on Brexit

YouthLink Scotland and Youth Scotland have been awarded funding from the Scottish Government’s Brexit Stakeholder Engagement Fund to support the youth work sector on Brexit

Youth workers say community relations negatively impacted since EU referendum

A report released today by two leading youth work sector organisations shows youth workers have witnessed a negative impact on community relations since the EU Referendum in June 2016.

Announcing the return of the Youth Scotland Rural Action Fund

Youth Scotland, The Robertson Trust and The Gannochy Trust announce funding for rural youth work.

Announcing Phase 5 of the CashBack for Communities Programme

The Boys’ Brigade Scotland, Girlguiding Scotland, Scouts Scotland and Youth Scotland today announced they have been successfully funded as part of CashBack for Communities Phase 5, to continue their Generation CashBack programme for a further three years.

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