Our members

Scottish Communities CAN is a network of community groups taking action on climate change. We started up in 2012 and we have a growing number of community group and associate members. See the map below of our full members and a list below that includes full and associate members.

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A Greener Hawick  We work through education (seminars, meetings, informal discussions, awareness raising campaigns, working with schools etc), and by promoting local schemes which could reduce carbon emissions such as renewable energy schemes, home and office insulation, local food production and distribution, and other appropriate opportunities as these occur.
A Greener Melrose  A Greener Melrose is a member of the Transition Network (http://www.transitionnetwork.org/) whose aim is to 'help communities deal with climate change and shrinking supplies of cheap energy (peak oil).
Applecross Community Company Applecross Community Company is the local development trust for the remote community of Applecross, in the North West Highlands. The core project is the development of a micro hydro scheme to generate income for the community. Other projects include affordable housing, community broadband, energy efficiency, establishing a local woodfuel supply chain and care of the elderly.
Balbirnie Allotment Group Allotment group in Markinch, Fife
Baldernock Community Council The Community Council in Baldernock has been interested in Climate Change for a number of years and was the first Community Council to join Stop Climate Chaos. The group is quiet at the moment and is run by volunteers but secured Climate Challenge Funding for a community project which ended in March 2011.
Barra and Vatersay Agricultural and Horticultural Association The overall objectives of the Association are: to promote the awareness of local produce and test the potential for local markets and marketing initiatives in Barra and Vatersay;  to encourage and support residents to grow their own produce and to utilise local resources in their everyday lives.
Belville Community Garden  Belville Community Garden is an innovative Community project providing accessible garden and allotment space to bring people together in an urban area. Our main activities are growing produce,educating about climate change and biodiversity and creating a community hub.
Berwick Community Trust Berwick Community Trust works to make it better for residents, businesses and visitors to live, work and play in Berwick upon Tweed. Our projects include lending event equipment to community groups, building a wind turbine and supporting older residents to lead active lives. All the profit generated from our activities is reinvested in Berwick for the good of residents.
Bridgend Inspiring Growth BIG is a community owned and run charitable organisation based in south Edinburgh. Our mission is to renovate Bridgend Farmhouse to create a center for Learning, Eating and Exercise. This will provide a community hub along with a variety of activities and services enabling people to live healthier, happier lives and have better relationships with the world around them.
Broadford & Strath Community Company Broadford and Strath Community Company was set up in March 2003 to act as an umbrella group for all community groups in Broadford & Strath, Isle of Skye. Green Growers Project:  the project will encourage local food growing and green waste recycling within the community of Broadford and Strath. It will develop a community allotment site situated within Broadford Community Woodland, it will equip people with the knowledge and facilities which they need to grow their own fresh produce and will promote the recycling of food waste by composting.
Cadder Housing Association Cadder Housing Association was established in 1993 and is a community based social housing landlord that aims to provide high quality housing and services to our tenants and other customers. We evolved through 2 large scale housing transfers from Scottish Homes in 1994 and 1998. The Association now owns 650 properties and provides a factoring management services to 402 owner-occupiers.The Association is a registered “Not for Profit” organisation and a registered charity where any surpluses made are re-invested in the upkeep and maintenance of our area and properties also to ensure the provision of high quality services in our work.
Callander and Climate Change  A subgroup of the Callander Community Development Trust. In 2009 and 2011, we successfully applied for Climate Challenge Fund grants and these helped bring about whole range of projects from work on improving home insulation, which brought about a 502 tonne reduction in the community's carbon footprint, to film nights and festivals, including a 'Bike-tastic' event at the primary school to raise awareness. A 10% reduction in journeys to school by car was also achieved in 2011/12 and a community orchard and raised beds for vegetable growing at the youth project have engaged people practically in local food.
Carluke Development Trust Carluke Development Trust was incorporated in May 1999, as the result of a community consultation, with a remit to take forward the regeneration of the town.
Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group  The Carse of Gowrie Sustainability Group is a formally constituted, community led initiative that seeks to work wth individuals, groups and agencies to create a cohesive, integrated and sustainable commiunity where people aspire to work, live and play.
Cathcart Road Community Awareness Project Work with the congregation and the community of Mount Florida to help them to reduce their CO2 emissions through free home energy audits and community workshops/events to raise awareness of energy conservation reduce fuel poverty and reduce food waste.
Catrine Community Trust A heritage & environmental organisation which operates in the ancient mill town of Catrine in East Ayrshire. It owns and manages the historic water system and nature reserve, the Catrine Voes, which supplied the power to the cotton mill. It also owns a former church and villa which has a community garden and is about to be refurbished and converted into a Community Education and Visitors Interpretation Centre.
CEMVO Scotland  (Associate) Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO) in partnership with Keep Scotland Beautiful (KSB) is encouraging and supporting ethnic minority community groups to develop and implement projects that tackle climate change. Keep Scotland Beautiful is the independent charity which is committed to making Scotland clean and green, today and tomorrow.
Central Scotland Regional Equality Council Charity based in Falkirk but run a number of projects covering the Forth Valley area. Current projects include advice and counselling to victims of abuse, provide training on a number of different topics surrounding equality, running anti-racist & sectarianism workshops, building good community relations and our newest project aimed at increasing awareness of climate change in the local community.
Changeworks (Associate)  We are an environmental charity and social enterprise, working in collaboration with public and third sector organisations, schools, communities and businesses.  With over 120 staff in Edinburgh, Inverness, Shetland, Orkney, the  Western Isles and Argyll, Changeworks' services span a range of needs:  face to face  energy and waste advice for householders, consultancy, recycling, and Home Energy Scotland advice centres and Community and  Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) in South East Scotland and Highlands and Islands. Energy saving at home energy saving in community building waste prevention
Climate Futures  (Associate) Climate Futures is an approachable team of environmental advisors and communicators who offer a range of support to communities on a path to a more resilient, low carbon way of life. We are working with communities across Europe to map, measure and showcase their progress – the TESS programme. Our services include carbon footprinting, evaluation for funders, video and marketing.
Community Shares Scotland Community Shares Scotland is funded by the Big Lottery Fund Scotland and Carnegie UK Trust until March 2017 and is delivered by DTA Scotland in partnership with the Plunkett Foundation, the Community Shares Unit (a joint project run by Locality and Co-operatives UK) and Rocket Science. The programme operates as a dynamic hub for support, building relationships with networks and organisations to signpost communities, investors and other interested parties to the most appropriate forms of advice and assistance to develop new share offers and support existing ones.
Cove Park Cove Park creates year-round residencies in all the art forms for national and international artists, collaborative groups and organisations. It is located on 50 acres of unspoilt hillside overlooking Loch Long on Scotland’s west coast. In 2016 we will continue to look at the uses of the site and the ways our artists in residence and local community on the Roseneath peninsula can interact with it. We hope to plant native species on the land and encourage anyone staying or visiting Cove Park to engage with growing food in our poly tunnel, which we hope to open in 2017
Crichton Carbon Centre  (Associate) Founded in 2007 in response to growing concern about climate change, the Centre provides active leadership in improving the efficiency with which resources are used, promoting the transition to a low carbon society. Our strong scholarship base keeps us at the forefront of current knowledge, enabling us to provide advice that is built on the most up to date information and understanding. We undertake grant funded projects and commercial commissions, working with individuals, communities and a wide range of organisations, including businesses, social enterprises, schools, colleges, universities and public institutions.
CLEAR Buckhaven CLEAR Buckhaven (Community-led Environmental Action for Regeneration) is a local voluntary association open to all residents, formed in 2007 which aims to improve the environment of the town and surrounding areas and to build civic pride and engagement in a neglected locality. We work to improve the townscape and create sustainable initiatives in the adjoining countryside – our work is primarily focused on Buckhaven (pop 5,600) but extends into the neighbouring communities of Levenmouth, especially Methil and East Wemyss.
Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust is a membership-led charitable enterprise formed to work with and for the Community to develop environmentally and economically sustainable projects and activities that will enhance community resilience, employment, education, health and recreation.
Community Central Halls The Maryhill Climate Challenge Aims to encourage healthy eating and cooking with affordable local ingredients, reduce fuel costs in homes through draught-proofing and energy efficiency tips in addition to improving biodiversity with a community garden that will be used to grow food and will also attract wildlife and turn an industrial site into a natural green space.
Community Development Alliance Scotland   (Associate) CDAS is the network for national organisations that support the principles of community development. We bring many different sectors and fields of interest together to exchange information and ideas and to influence policy on how putting community development principles into practice can improve outcomes for the people of Scotland.
Community Resources Network Scotland (Associate) The Community Resources Network Scotland (CRNS) represents recycling and re-use organisations across Scotland on issues of sustainable community resource management.
Community Shares Scotland (Associate)
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Comrie Development Trust Works on a variety of projects (waste, transport, energy, rural land use, behaviour change, local history, sports and recreation to name but a few), all for community benefit with the aim of helping to build a sustainable, low-carbon, resilient future for all. The Trust is membership-led and is working towards financial sustainability by 2015.
Concrete Garden  The Concrete Garden is an urban food growing project based in Possilpark in the north of Glasgow. We work with our community to increase local food growing, composting, creative waste reduction and carbon conscious living. We run growing, cookery and craft workshops, a swap shop and offer growing space and voluntary opportunities to indivudals, familities and community groups.
Creetown Initiative Ltd  To date and since 2007 we have raised over £970k to develop and create a wide range of community facilities including, a multi surface games area, community woodland, play park and a community car share scheme as examples. We are also at an advanced stage with introducing micro hydro and wind turbine schemes plus redevelopment of a redundant church as a community facilities building.
Cumbernauld Environmental Society To work with North Lanarkshire Council and other like-minded community organisations to assist in delivering key environmental projects and, in turn, enhance Cumbernauld's abundant greenspaces and landscaped areas
Damhead and District Community Council Damhead lies in Midlothian in the Edinburgh Greenbelt and beside the Pentland Hills.   The community is interested in sustainable development approaches to support our vision for Damhead and District, as expressed in our Neighbourhood Action Plan (endorsed by Midlothian Council Community Planning Partnership, January 2015): to support Damhead and District to move towards becoming a low carbon, resilient and self-sustaining community. Julian Holbrook, as a Community Councillor, is setting up a Damhead Climate Change Group in 2015 to raise awareness and take forward local climate
Dumbarton Road Corridor Environment Trust  To help the people of Yoker, Scotstoun and Whiteinch in the West of Glasgow implement their 20 year Environmental Vision.  Our mission is to protect and enhance the local environment and to increase the wellbeing and resilience of local people and communities.
Earth for Life (Associate) "Earth for Life is a new cutting-edge Community Interest Company. Our aim is reconnect people with woodlands and other wild places in order to improve their well-being educational and employment prospects. Our qualified team specialises in high quality support for young people experiencing difficulties at school adults with mental illness. We also cater for community groups and business organisations who experience barriers to accessing green space. Through practical outdoor learning using our unique innovative 9-step eco-therapy programme and practical conservation skills training Earth for Life’s vision is to result in:-People understanding valuing and enjoying Scotland's natural assets and reconnecting to their own heritage of ‘place’./-Land resources optimised to ensure their role in citizen mental health and physical well-being /-A skilled workforce leading to employment and innovation based on sustainable use of natural assets /-Resilient supportive communities and social equality -Social justice through prosperity participation and fairness /-Restoration & enhancement of our woodlands and greenspaces with a legacy of community stewardship."
Eco Drama (Associate) Engages and inspires children and young people in the value of caring & being responsible for our natural world. We deliver our educational shows and workshops to schools, festivals and community venues across Scotland, touring in The Magic Van, a vehicle run on renewable bio diesel.
EcoCongregation Scotland (Associate) Eco-Congregation Scotland is a charity, offering a programme to enthuse and equip churches to weave environmental issues into their life and mission in an enjoyable and stimulating way.
Edinbane Village Hall We manage the community hall in the village of Edinbane on the Isle of Skye
Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council The Communities for Conservation project seeks to engage with diverse minority communities together to understand, empower and address in diverse initiatives on energy efficiency, reduction of carbon emissions and climate change.
Edinburgh and Lothians Sustainability and Climate Change Coalition (Associate)
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust Charity committed to the revitalisation of the Old Town through stimulating growth in community participation, the arts and enterprise. It aims to support a vibrant, sustainable community in the Old Town by: developing enterprising projects to meet local needs; establishing a network of gardens and green spaces; promoting education and training; and preserving the area’s built and cultural heritage.
Everything Baby Highland (Associate) The first social enterprise in the Highlands to provide a one stop shop for preloved baby goods and parenting support and information. The project will draw together several themes such as waste reduction, parenting support and volunteering.
Falkland and the Lomonds Transition Community Group set up to help the communities of Falkland and the Lomonds move towards a low carbon future. Our projects and aims include: supporting local food by setting up allotments encouraging cycling for recreation and as a public transport link finding reduced carbon energy system – woodfuel.
Fife Diet A grassroots movement of people trying to bring fundamental change to the food system. We are a community-wide regional response to climate change collaborating to bring a restorative practice to the way we grow, distribute and consume food together.
Fife Voluntary Action (Associate) An independent charity that receives funding from key public sector agencies to ensure the third sector is robust, resilient and delivers high quality services for the people of Fife. We support, develop and represent community groups, voluntary organisations, social enterprises and volunteering. We have expertise in a wide range of skills and topics including governance, funding, legislation, policy, volunteering, managing people, planning and problem solving. Almost all of the support we offer is provided at no cost.
Fintry Development Trust Fintry Development Trust is a development trust based in the village of Fintry, Stirlingshire. It broadly has the aim of reducing energy use in the village – ultimately, making the village a zero-carbon, zero-waste community.
Fraserburgh Development Trust The Fraserburgh Development Trust is a membership-led charity, formed by the Fraserburgh community for the purpose of improving, sustaining and regenerating the local community.
Fyne Futures A subsidiary of Fyne Homes Ltd, a housing association with a focus on community regeneration and environmental sustainability.  Since 2005, Fyne Futures has been delivering a range of social and environmental benefits to Bute and beyond.   The Company has continued to grow and evolve to ensure sustainability, grow our income and support our social and environmental objectives. See also Toward Carbon Zero Bute.
Garden Plate Project Involved with 5 schools in East Lothian, to bring awareness to the children and their parents about seasonal food, and to help the school and the community grow fruit and vegetables on their allotments.
Glasgow School of Art Sustainability in Action Group SiAG is a student and staff group at the Glasgow School of Art, working to reduce the School's carbon footprint. We work across operational policy and actionon reducing energy, water and resource use, as well as engaging with the curriculum and research areas. It is supported by a full-time Sustainability Coordinator, but relies on the support and ideas of staff and students at GSA.
Gorbals Healthy Living Network Aims to reduce CO2e emissions by reducing vegetable waste going to landfill through offering a collection service; it will create local food growing spaces and offer workshops in food growing to the community thereby encouraging people to eat locally grown seasonal produce.
Green Aspirations Scotland CIC (Associate)  'sans-serif'; font-size: 11pt;">We were established with an aim to inspire and train people to care for themselves and their environment. It is a well-known fact that good access to the outdoors & nature create a feeling of well-being and improves health. We like to combine this fact with the added benefit of learning new skills meeting new people and being around a campfire to give a unique experience open to all."
Greener Kirkcaldy Greener Kirkcaldy helps people to be more environmentally friendly and to save cash on their fuel bills. Our advice centre in Kirkcaldy town centre gives free and impartial information and support relevant to you and your home, on energy (saving energy or generating your own), eco-friendly food choices, and greener transport options (from fuel-efficient driving to cycling and walking).
Greener Leith Greener Leith was established in 2006 to make it easier for people to get involved in improving their neighbourhood.  We do our best to promote community engagement, better public spaces, and sustainable development.
Healthy n Happy community Development Trust (Associate) Healthy n Happy is a community development trust and our key purpose is to provide community members in Cambuslang and Rutherglen with the opportunity to take an active part in improving their lives and in ensuring their own, their family, and their community’s current and future health and wellbeing.
Highland Environmental Network (Associate) HEN aims to promote environmental education in all sectors of the Highland community; help people share environmental information and expertise; and encourage the involvement of individuals and community groups in environmental debate and action.
Hillswick Wildlife Sanctuary We rescue and rehabilitate sick, injured and abandoned seals and otters in and around Shetland, we maintain a historic Hanseatic trading post, a small scale charity shop and several gardens for growing food and creating community space.
Himalayan Centre The Himalayan Centre for Arts and Culture will be a new, vibrant and exciting venue in the heart of Leith, where people can come together and share the rich cultural heritage of the many diverse communitiesin the area. With the help of an award from the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund, the Himalayan Centre seeks to be a model for energy efficiency and will promote strategies for a low-carbon living, including home energy advice visits in Leith.
Home Energy Scotland advice centre Stathclyde and Central (Associate) Provides impartial advice to householders to enable them to adopt low carbon lifestyles. They can also signpost customers to other support services and programmes. Managed by the Energy Saving Trust, one of five advice centres.
Kingspark & Bankhead Development Trust  A community enterprise in South Lanarkshire set up to promote the regeneration of Kings Park & Bankhead and its surroundings so that it can be a sustainable, inclusive community for all who live or work in the area; community gardens; alternative energy sources; educational workshops.
Hope Amplified We are community-led organisation working & supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged family, young and children in every aspect of life ensuring they are given every possible chance  to meet their full potential and to participate fully in society. We encourage the participation of BME who sometimes are often disadvantaged as a result of disillusionment, lack of opportunities, social & cultural exclusion and financial deprivation in the community
Huntly and District Development Trust  Huntly and District Development Trust has been formed to benefit the community of Huntly and surrounding district. The company aims to build a resilient, inclusive, enterprising community capable of dealing with ongoing change. HDDT’s main activities are development and management of projects to make Huntly and District a better place to live work and visit. 
Keep Scotland Beautiful (Associate) Keep Scotland Beautiful is an independent charity which campaigns, acts and educates on a range of local, national and global environmental issues which affect people’s quality of life. We are committed to making Scotland clean and green, today and tomorrow.
Kilfinan Community Forest (Full) Kilfinan Community Forest Company is a Scottish charity set up in 2007 to work with and for the local community to manage and develop the over 400 hectares of Acharossan Forest, creating opportunities for a sustainable future for the local economy, recreation and tourism, the environment and education.  We have a truly ‘working forest’, with training and volunteering opportunities for all.
Lambhill Stables A vibrant community hub and social enterprise based in a refurbished B-listed building and community garden in North Glasgow. The charity offers a variety of community-based activities that promote employability, history, learning, health and eco-living for people of all ages. The social enterprise provides employment and training in a range of landscaping services, with all income re-invested in the community.
LEAP LEAP – Local Energy Action Plan – Lochwinnoch, Kilbarchan, Howwood and Bridge of Weir.  Work with local communities to help reduce energy usage and work towards more sustainable communities. Encourage renewable energy developments at a community and domestic level, food cooperatives, car and lift sharing.
Leith Community Crops in Pots  Community Food Project – Exploring food waste, composting, growing food.
Lets Live Local CIC (Associate) Uses a social enterprise approach to build solid foundations for its projects that aren't dependent on grant funding but which model sustainable development and are anchored in the needs of the community, including Lets Eat Local organic fruit and veg bag scheme.
Local Energy Scotland  (Associate) Local Energy Scotland is a consortium made up of the Energy Saving Trust (EST), Changeworks, The Energy Agency, SCARF and The Wise Group. Local Energy Scotland administers and manages the Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) with support for delivery from Ricardo-AEA.
Low Carbon Galawater Stow and Fountainhall in the Scottish Borders Region. The group aims to promote and encourage low carbon technologies, the take up of renewables technologies and the reduction in high emission products.  We are looking for funding from community funding bodies to undertake a series of projects the first of which is the 'wood fuel project' where we aim to promote awareness of low carbon living and a reduction in fuel poverty by offering facilities for the cutting distribution and storage of timber as a coal replacement in the two village areas.
The MAXwell Community Garden and Environment Project Maxwelltown Information Centre is dedicated to promoting empowerment of people across Dundee City, improving their conditions of life and making a significant difference to their welfare. The Centre has been awarded a grant to establish The Maxwell Community Garden and Environment Project which will give the community the chance to grow fruit, vegetables and herbs locally, thus reducing food miles and packaging waste.
Melness and Tongue Community Development Trust Realising sustainable community and economic development for Melness and Tongue.
Moffat CAN To provide local jobs, work experience and training within the green sector, particularly for those facing barriers to employment.  To promote environmental and sustainability awareness and engagement throughout the community.  To provide sustainable, low-carbon products and services, with an emphasis on reducing carbon footprints.
Nari Kallyan Shangho (NKS) Social welfare community organisation for South Asian Women and their families.
New Findhorn Association  The New Findhorn Association (NFA) was created in 1999 to hold a holistic view for the growing Findhorn Foundation Community, established in 1962 and centred around the Findhorn Peninsula. The NFA is a membership led organisation consisting of some 350+ individuals & 40+ organisations and satellite communities. The Findhorn Foundation as an educational charity delivering spiritual, ecological and personal growth programs is the largest organisation in the NFA and an integral part of the Community. Many ecological and 'ecovillage' activities and programs happen in the community as well.
Next Step Initiative Next Step Initiative is committed to being the leading African-focused charitable organisation working in partnership with the African communities/ other partners in Scotland to build healthy and sustainable African communities and lives and to be a leading voice in adressing African development and policy issues in Scotland.
North Howe Transition Toun CIC The North Howe Transition Toun is a community led group working towards building community resilience in the light of the twin challenges of Fossil Fuel Depletion and Climate Change. We started out in 2007 as a group of like-minded individuals wanting to make a difference.  Since then we have run award-winning projects around energy-use and rural alternatives to car use.
Oasis at Wallacewell Oasis at Wallacewell is the community portion of Glasgow Wallacewell New Charge Church of Scotland (known as Wallacewell Community Fellowship). We are seeking to help bring about greater awareness of climate change issues and solutions to our communities in Balornock and Barmulloch. We are working to demonstrate good practise through clear practical steps associated with a more sustainable lifestyle.
Ormiston Grows Social enterprise growing vegetables, running a cafe and active travel project.
Parent Action for Safe Play A safe environment for children to play outdoor and indoor activities. Through climate challenge funding, we have a community garden project, raised beds and teaching people to grow food.
PEDAL – Portobello Transition Town  We are working to create a vibrant, sus­tain­able Portobello which can help com­bat cli­mate change and reduce fossil fuel use. By cre­at­ing a sus­tain­able local eco­nomy, we’ll all get more out of liv­ing here – and help the planet at the same time.
Peebles CAN Peebles Community Action Network is a community owned not for profit organisation committed to building a sustainable Peebles.
PLAN BEE Ltd (Associate) We create and manage projects with a difference – sustainability, biodiversity & community engagement are our forte. Plan Bee is here to help organisations with an action plan that will demonstrate how they are helping to increase biodiversity and improve the quality of your working environment, action which will also deliver real business benefits.
Playbusters Community Development in the East End of Glasgow through a variety of projects.
Remade in Edinburgh A community initiative to share reuse and repair skills and campaign for zero waste. We work in partnership and are open to all. We want to replace built-in obsolescence and disposable products with a culture of repair; and excessive consumerism with active citizenship. We offer skills in sewing and mending, upgrading computers, and furniture repair, working with other organisations in Edinburgh.
SCARF (Associate) SCARF is a vibrant and value-driven social enterprise. We exist to make a difference, inspiring change and encouraging sustainable living. Scarf’s original aim was to make a practical difference to people living in fuel poverty and that purpose remains at our core as we deliver a range of quality services focusing on: fuel poverty, energy efficiency and sustainable living.
SCENE  (Associate) We work on behalf of communities to develop their project plans, for landowners who wish to develop a renewable resource in partnership with a community, and for developers who are interested in facilitating any form of community ownership of their existing or planned renewables installations.
SCOREscotland Strengthening Communities for Race Equality Scotland (SCOREscotland) is a voluntary organisation serving the minority ethnic communities in the West of Edinburgh. The organisation strives to eliminate racism in our society by working for and with those who are affected by racial discrimination.
Scottish Borders Council (Associate) The carbon reduction team have developed an extensive network and a broad range of projects focused upon carbon reduction including transport, energy, food, waste and buildings.
Shettleston Energy Advice Shettleston Energy Advice (SEA) is a free service available to anyone living in Shettleston, whether you are a tenant or a homeowner. If you are looking for ways to reduce your energy bills, we can help.
Shopmobility Aberdeen Shopmobility Aberdeen is a charity whose aim is to increase independence, freedom, self esteem and choice for people with disabilities.
Solar Cities Scotland (Associate) Solar Cities Scotland aims to develop and promote the use of renewable energy in all its forms and offer practical advice on low carbon living for urban communities across Scotland. Our demonstration Eco House in Dundee serves as a base for our staff to operate and as source for inspiration for the public to see renewables and Eco living in action.
South Seeds South Seeds is a community led organisation based in the south of Glasgow. We work in partnership with residents and local organisations to help improve the look and feel of the Southside of Glasgow. We provide gardening opportunies, help residents to reduce energy bills and reduce waste.
SRUC (Associate) Scotland's Rural College delivers comprehensive skills, education and business support for Scotland’s land-based industries. Within SRUC, the Rural Society team focuses on the changing rural social and economic landscape of Scotland, with links also to comparative international research. We aim to provide evidence and guidance relating to the resilience, vibrancy and sustainability of Scotland's rural communities. We aim to move beyond individual case studies to a systematised understanding of resilient and vibrant communities, identifying patterns and processes across localities.
St Andrews Environmental Network St Andrews Environmental Network was originally set up by the Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council to delivery energy efficiency advice within the town of St Andrews. Over the years we have been involved in a number of project and expanded our area of operation. Our main project currently is an energy efficiency advice project within the KY16 *** postcode area offering free and impartial advice to all, although we are also involved in a number of smaller project including growing projects in St Andrews.
Strathmore Energy Trust SCIO Strathmore Energy Trust SCIO is a new organisation [2015] tackling with Energy Transition and Energy Poverty in NE Perthshire, based in Blairgowrie
Students’ Association University of the West of Scotland All UWS students automatically become a member of the Students' Association and we are here to support our members during their time at university in a variety of ways: 1. Campaigning with and for you 2. Working to improve learning and teaching 3. Offering advice and support 4. Organising events and activities 5. Enabling sports teams and societies across all campuses. We also run a range of environmental projects including community gardens, bike projects, cookery workshops, and a swapshop.
Sustainable Cupar  Sustainable Cupar is a local community group that was set up in 2009 to help Cupar become a thriving, environmentally friendly town. The group aims to raise awareness of green issues and to promote and support changes to more sustainable lifestyles. Sustainable Cupar is open to anyone with an interest in the future of our historic market town. We have a number of sub-groups that concentrate on particular areas:/- Natural Environment, including the FAB sub-group / – Town development /- Energy/ – Book club / These sub-groups have separate meetings and events that concentrate on their particular interest.
Sustaining Dunbar We are part of the Transition Network and members of the Development Trust Association Scotland. Our aim is to bring people together to build a future which is not reliant on fossil fuels. We focus on local projects which further this aim, from helping people to save on their fuel bills, to creating opportunities for local employment and leisure activities which reduce the need to travel further afield.
Talk Action (Associate) Founded by Jonathan Elliott in 2006, Talk Action has become a collective of expert facilitators, researchers, green event artists and programme specialists.  By initially setting up an online directory of services, Talk Action has now flourished into a whole larger than its parts delivering training, community projects and green events across London and the UK, including Scotland.
The Bike Station (Associate) Glasgow based charity that encourages and promotes good mental and physical health through cycling as a means of transport. We sell refurbished kids and adult bikes and 2nd hand parts, as well as accessories. The organisation teaches cycle training, bike maintenance and cycle safety to the communities
Tayport Community Trust TCT is a community development trust active in the redevelopment of a brownfield site and community gardening.
The Shrub Swap & Reuse Hub Co-operative Edinburgh Turning Passive Consumers into Active Reusers. We began as an extension of the redistribution of goods left behind by uni students at the end of the academic year. Mostly student run and open to the wider community, we now have a Swap and Reuse Hub. On the ground floor is a free shop and a shop where recycled things are sold at low prices. In the basement is Wee Spokes, a free/donation bike workshop where people are helped to fix their own bikes; often using parts from donated bikes. Workshops have ranged from building photovoltaic pannels to wallets from tetrapac cartons.
Toward Zero Carbon Bute Towards Zero Carbon Bute (TZCB) is an island wide project for Bute residents and organisations to help us all to reduce our impact on climate change.  The project is organised through Fyne Futures, the sustainability subsidiary of Fyne Homes, with funding from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund.   We are here to help all residents and organisations on Bute to reduce their carbon footprints, to minimise their energy bills, and to reduce their costs from transport.  We can also tell you more about our three Fyne Futures sister projects which can help with recycling/re-use provide locally grown vegetables and fruit and CarBute our community car club.
Transition Black Isle Based on the Black Isle peninsula in Ross-shire, Transition Black Isle is working towards a more resilient community, less dependent on oil and fossil fuels. The group has a wide range of activities covering food production and distribution, sustainable transport, energy generation and use. Examples include two monthly community markets, the promotion of a community-owned wind energy scheme, a pilot Cycle Friendly Community" and an active travel map. "
Transition Edinburgh Pentlands We are a local community group. Aims: to raise awareness of the problems of climate change and peak oil; to take and support actions that promote reductions in carbon emissions and fossil fuel use; to encourage a positive attitude to such lifestyle changes – different can be better; to co-operate with groups and individuals in ways that enhance local communities.
Transition Edinburgh South TES was set up in 2009 as a not for profit organisation to raise awareness to the challenges posed by Peak Oil, Climate Change. We aim to increase understanding of the underlying causes of these challenges through advice and education and to empower all individuals towards meaningful, lasting, self-determined and realised action.  We support and work with other community organisation and initiatives with similar aims.
Transition Linlithgow Helping to transition Linlithgow and Linlithgow Bridge towards a lower carbon and oil independant future. Scottish Charity SC042123 and members of the international Transition Network. We aim to facilitate a transition to sustainability and community resilience for the community of Linlithgow, West Lothian.
Transition Stirling We are a friendly group of people who like to share practical skills as part of a small-scale local response to the global challenges of climate change, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy.
Transition Town Forres Ltd We are an umbrella organisation – we initiate our own projects and we work with other community groups, including Moray Waste Busters, Forres Community Woodland Trust, Forres Area Forum, Forres in Bloom, Forres Group Action, Forres Community Council and LETS.
Transition UStA Transition UStA is a grass roots organisation working across the St Andrews University and wider community on carbon reduction and community development projects.  Projects range from developing a local trading system, food growing initiatives, running Carbon Conversation groups and work on food waste, all funded by CCF. We partner with St Andrews Environmental Network to promote energy saving in the home. "
Ullapool Community Trust Ullapool Community Trust is a community-led organisation that, through discussions with local people and groups, identifies pressing economic, social and environmental concerns and develops projects to address the issues and benefit the community. Our  current projects include energy efficiency and renewable energy advice for households, a woodfuel social enterprise, and development of a community hydro scheme.
University of Edinburgh Department of Social Responsibility and Sustainability (Associate) Through our work, we engage with staff and students across the University, support student- and staff-led initiatives for achieving sustainability goals in University departments and student societies, carry our reporting and monitoring of our progress, and offer events, volunteering opportunities and student placements to promote active involvement in the University's sustainability scene. We are also linked to a variety of academic and community networks, seeking to build consistent relationships and exchange skills, to further our participation in the wider community and our ambition to become a leader in innovation for sustainability. We hope to engage in cross-community projects, student placements and collaboration.
University of St Andrews (Associate) The University of St Andrews has sought to place sustainable development at the heart of its operations along four integrated fronts: governance, teaching, research and sustainable Estates Management. The idea has been to integrate sustainability into day to day thinking and decision making processes of the University.
Upower  "Get on your bike to fight climate change! Help Midlothian reduce its CO2 emissions by making responsible and sustainable choices. The biggest change you could make as an individual is changing the way you travel. By cycling instead of using the car you are making a responsible decision to save money get healthy and help the environment. Let’s #GetMidothianCycling! DR Bike – cycle skills – led rides and more. Funded by JCCF."
The Welcoming Association    " The Welcoming Association is an employability social integration cultural learning and health and well-being project for the migrant and refugee communities in the City of Edinburgh.  The overseas participants  have had their lives and futures affected and changed due to climate change in their own countries  which has forced them to seek new employment and living opportunities in Scotland.  They are instrumental and integral to the design development and delivery of the classes activities events and initiatives which are part of our weekly programme. "
Whiteinch and Scotstoun Housing Association  The Association has worked in partnership with the Whiteinch Community Association (WCA) to build a community facility, the Whiteinch Centre. With our help, WCA raised around £1,000,000 to build the community facility which now offers learning, training and educational opportunities for the local communities. The Association also operates Tenancy Sustainment and Welfare Rights Services and received funding of £57,762 in November 2013 from the Climate Challenge Fund to set up the WSHA Energy Advice Project to give information, advice and assistance on energy efficiency and carbon reduction measures.
Woodend Arts Ltd  Woodend Arts nurtures and celebrates creativity. We are the leading multi-arts organisation in North East Scotland, exploring the arts, environment, technology and ideas as a way of inspiring creativity and change in our communities. We have created Woodend Wild Garden and founded Woodend Allotments, the largest site of new allotment gardens in Scotland. We operate with a small core of paid staff and a large number of volunteers.
Zero Waste Scotland (Associate) Zero Waste Scotland is funded by the Scottish Government to support the delivery of its Zero Waste Plan and other low carbon and resource efficiency policy priorities. Our Mission:  Zero Waste Scotland is helping Scotland to become more efficient in its use of resources. As a facilitator and enabler of change, we help to reduce waste, increase energy efficiency and promote responsible water use – all as part of a journey towards a low-carbon, sustainable economy.

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