Publications, contacts and research blogs

Contacts

Research blogs

Publications – hyperlocal democracy

Publications – other

Projects & presentations

Community Council visual locator tool finders (2013), archived on Napier servers

The current version, created by the Improvement Service, is here.

Training materials from Stirling Council

January 2015 Digital Engagement for CCs workshop, at Edinburgh Napier University

Autumn 2015 Digital engagement for CCs workshops

Outputs

Session
Ayr
(South Ayrshire,
9 Oct)
Elgin
(Moray,
30 Oct
Forfar
(Angus,
13 Nov)
Newton St Boswells
(Scottish Borders,
20 Nov)
Welcomes, introductions and presentations
Welcome —– —– —–
Introduction and background to the workshops
Scottish Government presentation on community empowerment
Improvement Service presentation on digital resources for community councils
The Democratic Society presentation on digital tools for community councils —–
Chewin’ the Fat, a Facebook page for Community Councillors —– —– —–
Presentation on CC digital success stories —– —– —–
Table sessions/workshops
Session 1:             What are the major barriers to CC/RTO digital engagement?
Session 2: How can CCs/RTOs best use the internet?
Session 3: Topics chosen by delegates
Final discussion/closing the events
Final discussion and close —– —–

Links from presentations

KnowledgeHub

https://khub.net
https://khub.net/group/scottish-community-councillors-online

Napier CC research & resources

https://bruceryan.info/resources/publications-contacts-and-research-blogs
https://bruceryan.info/2015/02/04/digital-engagement-workshop-for-community-councillors-30-january-2015

Model CC internet presence

Community Empowerment

http://www.communitycouncils.org.uk
http://www.gov.scot/Topics/People/engage/CommunityEmpowermentBillFAQs
http://pbscotland.scot
http://www.communityscot.org.uk

Chewin’ the Fat

https://www.facebook.com/groups/Scotlands.community.councillors.chewin.the.fat
https://www.facebook.com/groups/106657899675713 (Join the Craik)

Participatory Budgeting

http://demsoc.org
https://pb.dialogue-app.com
https://www.yrpri.org/home/world                 (demo site: https://scotland-pb-demo.yrpri.org)
http://tiny.cc/pbscot
https://participare.io                                          (demo site: https://myalba.participare.io)
https://www.d21.me                                           (demo site: http://tiny.cc/d21pb)
http://beta.zilino.com                                         (demo site: http://scotland-pb-demo.zilino.com)

Mentioned in discussions

Some potential funding sources

Funding Scotland

Tel: 0800 169 0022
email: fundingscotland@scvo.org.uk
web: http://fundingscotland.com

Foundation Scotland

Express grants – up to £2000
22 Calton Road, Edinburgh, EH8 8DP.  Tel: 0131 524 0300
Empire House, 131 West Nile Street, Glasgow, G1 2RX.  Tel: 0141 341 4960
web: https://www.foundationscotland.org.uk/grants-and-funding-for-organisations/grant-programmes/express-grants

Awards for All

Up to £10,000
1 Atlantic Quay, 1 Robertson Street, Glasgow, G2 8JB.  0300 123 7110
email: enquiries.scotland@biglotteryfund.org.uk
web: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/awardsforallscotland

Postcode Trust

Small grants – up to £20,000
email: info@postcodetrust.org.uk
web: http://www.postcodetrust.org.uk/small-grants.htm

Weir Charitable Trust

27 Maritime Street, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6SE.  Tel: 0131 554 7806
email: enquiries@weircharitabletrust.com
web: http://weircharitabletrust.com/

Robertson Trust (registered charities only)

Robertson House, 152 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4TB. Tel: 0141 353 7300
email: enquiries@therobertsontrust.org.uk
web: http://www.therobertsontrust.org.uk

Third Sector Interface (Moray only)

Web: http://www.tsimoray.org.uk

[1] We had planned 5 tables for the small-group discussions, but then combined groups 3 and 4.

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