Dance Base

As a National Centre for Dance in Scotland, we offer a vibrant and uplifting focal point for dance as an art form, a way to exercise, and a way of life. We reach out to inspire wellbeing and creativity, and cultivate a future for dance in local, national and international communities.

Shakti Women’s Aid

Shakti Women’s Aid helps BME women, children and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse from a partner, ex-partner and/or other members of the household. We also work closely with the Scottish Government, Police Scotland, NHS Scotland and other statutory and voluntary services. We provide training and consultancy for agencies working with BME women, children and young people.

Movies that Matter

Movies that Matter believes that the film camera is a powerful weapon against social indifference. Film has an unprecedented capacity to open eyes. What cannot be accomplished by spoken and written language, is sometimes achieved by motion picture. Cinema fascinates, stimulates, inspires and raises awareness. It serves as a mirror and helps us to become familiar with other cultures. Inspired films incite to compassion, reflection and discussion. Films have an emotional appeal and serve as a mouthpiece for victims of injustice.

Film Hub Scotland

As part of the BFI’s Film Audience Network, we are one of nine Hubs set up across the UK to extend film choice, increase and broaden film audiences, and enhance opportunities for audiences to engage with and learn about film.
We’re setting up a network of like-minded film exhibitors – from film societies to multiplexes – to work together to better serve Scotland’s diverse population. We provide Hub members with a range of funding opportunities, screening programmes, training, networking events and audience research, helping Scotland’s exhibitors become truly inclusive.

Slow Food Youth Network Scotland

We are the world’s future leaders, entrepreneurs, farmers and consumers. The Slow Food Youth Network (SFYN) was founded to make youth familiar with Slow Food’s philosophy that says that all food should be Good, Clean and Fair.

By learning more about our local food systems in a fun and social way, we hope to bring people together to help create change within the global food system.

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

ActionAid

ActionAid is a leading international charity working in over 45 countries. We work with the poorest women and children in the world, changing their lives for good.

Our local staff provide immediate, hands-on support to women and children living on the margins of survival.

Together we demand action at local, national and international level. We don’t walk away until we’ve achieved lasting change.

Palcrafts

Palcrafts is a registered charity that aims to relieve poverty for Palestinians by providing a sustainable source of income and also to raise awareness in the UK of Palestinian issues. This is done through maintaining a small resource centre with books, DVDs and magazines, and also through educational meetings with Palestinian speakers and recent visitors to the Middle East.

Young Filmmakers Glasgow

Young Filmmakers Glasgow aims to support young filmmakers in the local community with the support they need to take their vision to the screen. In 2016, we’re providing audiences to young Scottish filmmakers through the First Act Film Festival, which will celebrate Scotland’s explosive upcoming talent. Following the Festival, we plan to launch the First Act Film Fund.