If your project dovetails with government policy and local plans, funding, support and partnerships will come more easily.
Where to go for information
- Good Food Nation policy
- A healthier future: Scotland’s diet and healthy weight delivery plan
- Improving Maternal and Infant Nutrition: A Framework for Action
- Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children to live healthier lives
- UK National Food Strategy
- Health and Social Care Partnerships: your local HSCP will have information on health improvement targets for the local area. Each partnership is jointly run by the NHS and local authority.
- Community Planning Partnerships (CPPs): CPPs bring public agencies and communities together to plan and deliver better services locally.
- Your local third sector interface: each local council has a ‘third sector interface’ to support, promote, develop and represent the community groups; voluntary organisations and social enterprises
Also, The Alliance (Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland) is the national third sector intermediary for a range of health and social care organisations.
- Far reaching fare: how community-based initiatives build reach into food policy and practice (CFHS 2013)
- From the ground up: a snapshot of community and voluntary contributions to improving maternal and infant nutrition in Scotland (CFHS 2013)
- Not only … but also: celebrating the contribution of community food initiatives towards developing local outcomes (CFHS 2012)
- Community food initiatives contributing to the Scottish Government Route Map for Preventing Overweight and Obesity in Scotland (CFHS 2011)
- Celebrating Outcomes: celebrating the contribution of community food initiatives towards meeting national outcomes for Scotland (CFHS 2011)