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Events and conferences

CFHS webinar: cash-first approaches to food insecurity

Update 30 November 2022 – webinar recording available What can community food initiatives do to prevent food insecurity and promote cash-first responses? In the last few years, many community food initiatives and food aid organisations have tried to get beyond providing food aid by redirecting people to services that provide income maximisation support such as …

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Climate Action Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund is now accepting applications to its Climate Action Fund from community projects that focus on the link between nature and climate. Up to £1.5 million over 2-5 years is available. More information is available on the National Lottery Community Fund website, including details of virtual events being held over the …

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Affording to Eat Well in Scotland – event

Nourish Scotland and Poverty Truth Community are running an online event: Affording to eat well in Scotland.  Thursday 10 March 2022, 11:00 – 13:00 The right to food is about more than meeting our daily nutritional requirements. What does it cost to keep us healthy and well? You can find out more, and sign up …

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Never the Same Again? Addressing Poverty After the Pandemic

The Poverty Alliance conference this year will be a series of online sessions to explore different aspects of the impact of the pandemic on poverty. They are designed to open up and contribute to discussions about what we have learned during the pandemic and, most crucially, how we move forward, in the months and years …

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PHINS webinar series

GCPH and Public Health Scotland are hosting three separate, but linked, online webinars, which focus on the impact of, the context to, and the emergence from, the COVID-19 pandemic. 10am 3rd Sept, 17th Sept and 1st Oct.

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Getting in on the act online

Our colleagues at CHEX are running a participative online workshop on the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act for community-led health organisations and the wider community sector across Scotland. The workshop will take place using Zoom on Wednesday 9th September 2020 at 10am-12am with some time at the end for questions and discussion for anyone who wants …

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Food Power webinars – support during Covid-19

Food Power and Sustainable Food Places (SFP) are jointly hosting weekly online forums for food alliance coordinators to connect and share with each other, hear national updates on food-related issues, and feedback their experiences to national network coordinators and campaigners. They run every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:30am. More information and details of how to register on the Sustain …

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Upcoming event

In partnership with Children in Scotland and Dundee Bairns, the Food Foundation are holding an international conference on child food insecurity in Dundee on the 28th-29th April 2020. The event will include all their young food ambassadors and Dame Emma Thompson. Register interest via: To find out more please visit the Food Foundation’s website …

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