Who we work with

Here is a list of relevant organisations we work with, nationally and regionally. If you’d like to see your organisation on this page, please get in touch.

 

Scotland-wide organisations

Community Energy Scotland

Community Energy Scotland is a registered charity that provides practical help for communities on green energy development and energy conservation.

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Development Trust Association Scotland

DTA Scotland is an independent, member-led organisation which aims to promote, support and represent development trusts in Scotland.

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Foundation Scotland

Foundation Scotland is an independent charity established to strengthen local communities by providing a source of funding to community led projects the length and breadth of Scotland.

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Home Energy Scotland

Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government funded network of advice centres throughout Scotland which offers free impartial advice on energy efficiency and renewables to householders, community groups, private sector landlords, local authorities, housing associations and businesses.

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Keep Scotland Beautiful

Keep Scotland Beautiful is an independent charity which is committed to making Scotland clean and green. Keep Scotland Beautiful manages and develops the Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) on behalf of the Scottish Government. The CCF provides funding for community groups to tackle climate change.

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National Farmers Union Scotland

National Farmers Union Scotland is Scotland’s leading agricultural organisation which looks to promote and protect the interests of members by influencing government, the supply chain and consumers to help secure a sustainable future for Scottish agriculture.

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Planning Aid Scotland

PAS offers free and impartial advice on the planning system, and can help community groups to engage with planning.

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Public Affairs Co-operative

A co-op which can help your organisation’s campaigns and communications reach the right audiences, media and decision makers.

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Resource Efficient Scotland

Resource Efficient Scotland helps organisations reduce costs by saving energy and water, reducing their use of raw materials and managing waste effectively. The programme offers free advice and technical support as well as the sharing of best practices and new technologies.

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Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society

SAOS are Scotland’s experts on farmer co-ops and food industry collaboration. SAOS provide a range of specialist information, development and consultancy services.

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Scottish Community Alliance

Scottish Community Alliance campaigns for a strong and independent community sector in Scotland. The Alliance has two main functions – to promote the work of local people in their communities and to influence national policy development.

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Scottish Communities Climate Action Network

Scottish Communities Climate Action Network is a grassroots network of community groups that are taking action on climate change, aiming to enable, facilitate and support the transformational change to a post-carbon future.

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Scottish Land and Estates

Scottish Land and Estates represents landowners across Scotland and looks to demonstrate the contributions landowners make to rural Scotland through policy and representational work.

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Scottish Renewables

Scottish Renewables is committed to realising the full economic, social and environmental benefits of renewable energy for Scotland, and aims to lead and inform the debate on how the growth of renewable energy can help sustainably hear and power Scotland’s homes and businesses.

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Regional organisations

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise looks to make the Highlands and Islands a highly successful and competitive region, through a wide remit that integrates economic and community development.

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Aberdeenshire Rural Partnerships

Aberdeenshire Rural Partnerships helps statutory authorities and other agencies to see how they can better engage with and support communities in the north east of Scotland.

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Organisations outside Scotland

Wrap Rural Community Energy Fund

The Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) supports rural communities in England to develop renewable energy projects which provide economic and social benefits to the community.

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