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As part of our support for charities based or working in Perth and Kinross, we offer a range of free capacity building activities.

These are developed in response to what we have learnt from listening and talking with charities.  Our work on #BeConnected, a series of conversations with charities in Perth and Kinross, helped us to design our current grants plus programme.

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Aims of grants plus

Through our work on grants plus, we aim to support charities with developing sustainability; enable charities in building capability; encourage innovation and enterprise; be a more impactful and responsive funder for the sector; and build relationships and collaboration in Perth and Kinross.  Most of our grants plus activities are delivered in partnership with specialist providers.

Check out our #CharityStory about a recent Grants Plus initiative delivered for Perth based charity Kythe.

We have also been working on a collaborative project called #BeConnected, bringing together charity partners to discuss local needs and strategies for delivering community projects. Take a look at our report to see what we delivered.

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Third Sector Cyber Security Event - 16 May 2024

The Cyber and Fraud Centre Scotland is hitting the road to Perth to deliver a cyber security roadshow in collaboration with The Gannochy Trust and Third Sector Interface (Perth & Kinross). This event will focus on discussing some key cyber security topics you and your organisation should be considering for 2024. Everything discussed will tie in with additional resources available and help you fully utilise these within your own organisation.  This face to face event will give everyone an excellent chance to network with others working within the Public and Third Sectors interested in cyber security.

The event is FREE to attend but you must book your place – BOOK HERE

Perth Concert Hall from 9 am to 12.30 pm

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'Steering the Ship'

Registration is open until Friday 16th August.

‘Steering the Ship’ offers an organisational leadership development opportunity delivered by Graeme Reekie of The Lasting Difference to address sustainability and build capacity for those at the helm of small to medium size charities.  Places are available for charities that are currently funded by The Trust to deliver in Perth and Kinross.

Four half-day in-person sessions delivered in Perth creating precious time and space to:

Step back and reflect on their current organisational position after a period of intense change.  5th September

Assess future developments against core organisational purpose, values and aims.  3rd October

Explore organisational capacity and systems, ensuring these are sustainable.  7th  November

Share ideas, experiences and learning with a group of supportive peers.  5th December

'Steering the Ship' Programme details
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Climate Solutions Accelerator e-learning programme

The Royal Scottish Geographical Society has developed a two hour on-demand e-learning programme to support foundation level understanding of climate science, climate challenge policies and their impact on your charity, and organisational and personal climate action.  The Gannochy Trust Grants Plus programme has provided 25 places on the Climate Solutions Accelerator programme for current Perth & Kinross grant holding charities.

Please complete a Registration Form to request a place on this course.

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National Trauma Training Programme - NHS Education for Scotland

NHS Education for Scotland provides training resources from the National Trauma Training Programme that are openly available to support all members of the Scottish workforce to meet the vision of: “A trauma informed and responsive nation and workforce, that is capable of recognising where people are affected by trauma and adversity, that is able to respond in ways that prevent further harm and support recovery, and can address inequalities and improve life chances.”

Full programme is available HERE

Register for access to the online on-demand workshop on Trauma Informed practice with Children and Young people HERE

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Management Consultancy - Cranfield Trust

The Gannochy Trust Grants Plus programme is offering free places on the Cranfield Trust Mentoring and Consultancy programme.  The theme of the consultancy is defined by your needs.  Previous projects have included Strategic Planning, Marketing Strategy, Communications Strategy, and a Human Resources Review.  You define your needs, and the Cranfield Trust will match you with an appropriate consultant to deliver your project with you.  You can read a #CharityStory case study on Cranfield Trust’s recent work with KYTHE in Kinross HERE.

Contact Steven Greig for a chat, or to register your interest in working with an expert consultant. 01738 620653

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Recent elements of grants plus

We expect our grants plus programme to change and develop.  All of the activities are evaluated and feedback from participating charities is critical to understanding their impact.  Recent elements of grants plus have included:

We also offer funded Perth and Kinross charities free use of our buildings and grounds.

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More information

New grants plus activities will be shared by email and in the news section of our website.  For more information, or to suggest activities, please contact Steven Greig, Development Manager