Community Links Scotland

2012 - 2016

Community Links Scotland worked with Argyll and Bute Employability Team, Argyll and Islands Coast and Countryside Trust and Working Rite, supported by local social landlords, to develop training and employability initiatives throughout Argyll from 2010. Projects included the establishment of landscape employment training squads, village hall enhancement squads, outdoor education instructor training, local trades mentoring initiatives and Modern Apprenticeships.

CLS were responsible for helping to procure the following revenue funding for these projects:

  • £1.3 million of Scottish Government Wider Role/People and Communities funding
  • £83,000 of LEADER funding
  • £104,000 Future Jobs Fund Scotland
  • £30,000 Big Lottery
  • £185,196 Social economy growth Fund
  • Beneficiary support funding through DWP and SDS programmes