Community Capacity Building in Kinross-Shire

The Community Capacity Worker for Kinross-shire is based in Loch Leven Community Campus.  The Kinross-shire area covers the communities around Loch Leven as well as Crook of Devon, Glenfarg, Bridge of Earn and Abernethy.

Building Community Capacity supports

  • People to be confident, skilled and active members of the community.
  • Communities to be active and have more influence.
  • Community organisations to get access to resources and to deliver services effectively.
  • Community organisations to plan, manage and assess their work effectively.
  • Community organisations to include a wide range of people in their work.
  • Community members, groups and organisations to develop productive networks and relationships.

Activities planned for 2013/2014 – watch this space for more information!

Support comes in a variety of forms:

  • Where and how to access funding
  • Help with grant application forms
  • Advice and guidance on setting up a group, constitutions planning and evaluating what your group does.
  • Access to training
  • Access to resources to support your community group or organisation progress
  • Networking opportunities
  • Opportunities to celebrate achievements

The Kinross-shire Community Learning and Development group comprises representatives from across all sectors.  Its current  Community Capacity Building Report 2013 [114kb] covers work with young people, adults and community groups and organisations in the area.  it is currently under review.

We are currently looking to extend the group’s membership and if your organisation would like to be involved, or require more information please contact your local Community Capacity Building Worker.

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