community

15th Jan ShortCUTS Film Screening

We first ran ShortCUTS as a somewhereto_ project in 2012, creating six short films that impressed the crowds at a packed screening at Chambers East in Dundee. This year, ShortCUTS volunteer Claire Dufour took the reins and produced ShortCUTS through her own events company, By Ricochet, and has been working with groups of young people in the Coldside, Lochee and Maryfield areas who would not ordinarily have the chance to participate in filmmaking. We supported the project finding spaces for filming, and offering the young people digital Learning Badges for their CVs from somewhereto_.

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7th Oct Crowdfunding Trees in the Scottish Highlands

Photo from Eco Savvy on Arran

We’re combining three of our favourite things – community, crowdfunding, and larking about outdoors – in an exciting new project that involves planting, and saving, trees in the Highlands & Islands. We’re working with Highlands & Islands Enterprise to help community groups use crowdfunding to achieve community projects. We will be working with three to four groups over the next few months, starting with Kilfinan Community Forest and Arran Community Land Initiative. Our role will be to help them plan, launch and promote crowdfunding campaigns that will benefit their projects and communities, and provide them with advice and content to help them make a splash.

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