Food and nutrition training

CFHS Capacity building fund (up to £500) open

The aim of this fund is to support groups and agencies running food and health activities to build the knowledge, skills and expertise they need to help deliver these better. Groups can apply for funding for training or learning opportunities for staff, volunteers, or management committee or board members. There is no closing date for …

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CFHS capacity building fund – deadline extended

The deadline for applying to our Capacity Building Fund has been extended to Monday 15 February. Groups running community food and health activities can apply for up to £500 to run or take part in learning or training to bring new skills or expertise into their organisation and help strengthen it. For more details, please …

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Capacity building fund

Our capacity building fund for 2015 is aimed at groups and organisations running food and health activities in low-income areas that want to develop and strengthen their organisation. Groups can apply for up to £500. The type of activity we will consider funding includes making sure that staff and volunteers working in communities understand current …

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Getting the messages too

Since 2007, CFHS has supported 51 community food practitioners to obtain a RSPH Diploma in Nutrition, Certificate in Nutrition or Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Healthier Food and Special Diets This publication reports on a survey carried out in 2014 to identify if and how this investment has benefited the community food practitioners, the organisations they work for and …

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Learning and development programme 2013: feedback from participants

This CFHS fact sheet examines the feedback from the evaluations of participants on the 2013/2014 learning and development programme.

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The contribution of community food initiatives to national food and health programmes

In 2012, Community Food and Health (Scotland) provided funding totalling £15,000 for six community food initiatives to build on their current work with one or more of the Scottish Government food and health programmes. This factsheet provides an overview of the work undertaken by the initiatives.

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RSPH Level 3 Award in Nutrition for Healthier Food and Special Diets

Places are still available for this three day course to be held in Glasgow from 20-22 January 2014. Applications should be returned to CFHS by 13 December 2014. More information and an application form are available in the Current Work section.

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Getting the messages

This report is based on the results of an online survey completed by 35 people that had completed an accredited nutrition course.

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Cooking up connections

This publication gives a flavour of what community food initiatives and disability learning support providers are doing to offer adults with learning disabilities access to food and health activities in order to improve their health and wellbeing.

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Capacity building training

Following on from discussion at the meetings in 2011, CFHS funded learning opportunities for staff and volunteers involved in community food work with minority ethnic communities in Scotland. In autumn 2011, CFHS funded two Elementary Food and Health courses. One course was provided by Edinburgh Community Food and ran at Norton Park Conference Centre in …

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