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FUNDING


For details on all aspects of BIDs Scotland funding, from sources to grants, visit our Funding section.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Operational BIDs

28 May 2014

Developing BIDs

29 May 2014

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Helping to build stronger communities in Scotland

Many of the business improvement districts now in operation are not only working with their local businesses, but also working with local groups, community councils and other local interest groups to bring about improvement through collective effort, reducing duplication and improving delivery at a local level, bringing about positive change.

To read more of what a business improvement districts can deliver for local businesses and the community click here to read The National Review of BIDs in Scotland 2013 

 

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Community Shares Scotland

DTA Scotland is the lead partner in the successful consortium, including Co-operatives UK, Plunkett Foundation & Rocket Science, that has been awarded the contract to deliver “Community Shares Scotland”, an exciting, new national programme to increase level of awareness, skill and practice around community shares.

 

The 3 year programme, supported by the BIG Lottery Fund Scotland and Carnegie UK Trust, will involve a range of awareness raising and training activities, setting up and operating a new information service and providing direct support to communities who are organising community share issues.

 

They are seeking applications for a Programme Manager and Programme Officer - please see links below to the application information for both positions

 

Programme Manager

Programme Officer

 

Closing date: 22nd April 2014

 

BIDs Scotland is happy to advertise employment opportunities or situations wanted for BIDs, town, city, place management and urban regeneration roles free of charge and these will be circulated to our members.

If you would like to find out more please email ian.davisonporter @bids-scotland.com 

 

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