Refugee Community Kitchen

Refugee Community Kitchen serves nourishing food to displaced people in the UK and northern France. Entirely volunteer-run and donation-based, we are committed to serving wholesome food with dignity and respect to people in need.

Not only does Refugee Community Kitchen keep people highly nourished but we are also providing a moment in the day where people can gather and connect. Our food distributions recreate a sense of community and provide a safe space for medical and legal services, safeguarding groups and other support.

SCORE Scotland

SCOREscotland is committed to social justice and equal opportunities for all by providing a service that is accessible and inclusive. Taking a partnership approach, we support and empower those who are disadvantaged and discriminated against. We recognise that a united community is the backbone of a cohesive and harmonious society and thus we strive to “put the unity back into community”.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

We work to ensure that everybody has the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge, having fled violence, persecution, war or disaster at home.

Since 1950, we have faced multiple crises on multiple continents, and provided vital assistance to refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, many of whom have nobody left to turn to.
We help to save lives and build better futures for millions forced from home.

Mental Health Foundation

Our vision is for a world with good mental health for all. Our mission is to help people understand, protect and sustain their mental health. Prevention is at the heart of what we do, because the best way to deal with a crisis is to prevent it from happening in the first place.

Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival

The Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival is one of Scotland’s most diverse cultural events, covering everything from music, film and visual art to theatre, dance, and literature. The annual festival takes place in venues across Scotland aiming to support the arts and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health. By engaging artists, connecting with communities and forming collaborations, we celebrate the artistic achievements of people with experience of mental health issues, exploring the relationship between creativity and the mind, and promoting positive mental health & wellbeing

Nourish Scotland

Nourish Scotland is reconnecting producers, growers, retailers, consumers and all who care for local, sustainable food in Scotland.

It is working to create a stronger food culture to make healthy, local, seasonal, and organic food available everywhere in Scotland.

Beyond Borders Scotland

Dedicated to facilitating dialogue and international cultural exchange between nations.
Beyond Borders Scotland is a not-for profit organisation, based in Edinburgh and the Scottish Borders. The organisation aims to create a vibrant international platform within Scotland, to break down borders between peoples, and help facilitate wider international cultural exchange, dialogue and reconciliation.

Scottish Palestinian Forum

Promotes knowledge and understanding of the Palestinian people in their religious and cultural diversity.
Provides a network for organisations concerned with nonviolent resolutions to Israeli/Palestinian issues and to encourage mutual support and dialogue.
Influences public discussions in Scotland of issues relating to a just and secure sharing of the land of Israel and Palestine among the people.

Engender

Engender is Scotland’s feminist membership organisation. We have a vision for a Scotland in which women and men have equal opportunities in life, equal access to resources and power, and are equally safe and secure from harm.

Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign

SPSC is an independent, non-governmental and non-party political organisation with members from many communities across Scotland. We represent people in Scotland from all faiths and political parties, who have come together to work for justice for the Palestinian people. SPSC was established to campaign for Palestinian rights, including the right to self-determination and the right of return, and to oppose Israel’s occupation and violations of international law.

Create Paisley

Create Paisley aims to cultivate community, arts and culture through working alongside young people and helping them to recognise their potential. We believe that through using art, young people are able to express their views allowing them to develop confidence, work experience and social skills. We want to work alongside agencies, organisations and individuals who have similar goals.

Scottish Refugee Council

Scottish Refugee Council are an independent charity dedicated to provide advice, information and assistance to asylum seekers and refugees living in Scotland. But that’s just part of the story: We also campaign for political change, raise awareness about issues that affect refugees; and we work closely with local communities and organisations.

We play a leading role in policy development and campaign on refugee issues to ensure that Scotland plays a full role in meeting the UK’s legal and humanitarian obligations under the 1951 United Nations Convention on Refugees.

NIDOS

NIDOS is a network of international development organisations based in Scotland. We aim to strengthen the contribution of Scottish organisations to reducing inequality and poverty worldwide. Our members tackle poverty with communities around the world and raise awareness of international development issues in Scotland; we help our members to become more effective and as a network to have greater influence on the government policies that affect the communities with whom they work.

Families Outside

Families Outside is the only national charity in Scotland that works solely to support the families of people affected by imprisonment. They work to mitigate the effects of imprisonment on children and families – and consequently to reduce the likelihood of reoffending – through support and information for families and for the people who work with them.

People’s Postcode Trust

People’s Postcode Trust awards funding from the People’s Postcode Lottery to community projects with one or more of the following aims:
– prevention of poverty, distress and suffering
– promote, maintain, improve and advance health
– advance citizenship or community development
– advance public participation in sport
– advance human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation
– promote and advance environmental protection or improvement
The People’s Postcode Trust helped to fund Take One Action’s pop-up renewable cinema.