All posts filed under “Funded ideas

May 2015 update: How are the projects going?

Last week Fiona and I met with the people who had received funding from the Creative Care and Support: Pitlochry fund to learn how they had spent their funding, how they were progressing in the set up of groups and organisations, and what their plans […]

Games and reminiscence activities – a community resource

Name: Maureen Cowan of Welcome All Soup Lunch Proposed idea: Activity and reminiscence resource Start-up funding received: £700 Project start date: 3rd October 2014 Sustainability measures: It is estimated that the resource will increase the number of members of the lunch club and therefore also […]

Herbalist service

Name: Leila Maine Proposed idea: Herbalist services Start-up funding received: £745 Project start date: October 2014 Sustainability measures: There will be a charge for all classes, to cover materials and secure the project as an on-going business. Leila on the background to her idea: I already […]

Sensory and community garden

Name: Ian and Anne Walker of The Atholl Centre Proposed development: Community Sensory Garden Start-up funding received: £4202 Project start date: October 2014 Sustainability measures: The project is set within an existing community hub and will use both internal and volunteering resources to ensure sustainability. Ian […]

Befriending

Name: Gillian Gilchrist Proposed development: A befriending service for the town Start-up funding received: £1464 Project start date: October 2014 Sustainability measures: The business will be charging for its services by the hour. Gillian on background to her idea: With Heartland Befriending I seek to find ways […]

Arts and craft club

Name: Dee Bowman Proposed idea: An art and craft club specifically aimed at carers who have been left after the person they cared for has gone into care or has died. Start-up funding received: £1158 for resources and initial room booking Project start date: 20th […]

Reiki therapy for carers

Name: Isobel Wilson Proposed idea: Fortnightly reiki therapy offered for carers and bereaved carers. Support offered by Sarah Renwick, who will use the acquired equipment one day per month. Start-up funding received: £1301 for equipment and initial room hire. Project start date: 20th October 2014 […]