Our members

Scottish Communities CAN is a network of organisations, community groups and individuals taking action on the climate emergency.  Our membership is growing rapidly. See the map, and list, below of our organisation/group members.

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Abundant Borders Abundant Borders works within our community to create a network of community food gardens across the Scottish Borders. The community food gardens act as a training base for people to learn how to grow their own food in a sustainable way and then how to turn that food into healthy inexpensive meals. Our aim is that everyone, regardless of personal circumstances  should have access to healthy nutritious food.
AES Solar As a manufacturer of solar thermal collectors and installer of PV and battery systems we have a strong interest in community energy and supporting the cause for affordable energy to all.
A Greener Hawick Hawick’s anchor organisation with a green core. We promote projects which will benefit our community and deliver a sustainable future with climate change mitigation at their heart. Our ambitions include an increase in local food production.
A Greener Melrose A Greener Melrose' is a Transition Network group whose aim is to 'protect conserve and improve the environment and promote resilient and sustainable developments for the benefit of the community now and for future generations."
Aberdeen Climate Action C.I.C. Our work is aimed at climate education and action and we believe in collaborative working. ACA was formed in 2014. It has approx. 25 volunteers. It runs a monthly climate cafe in Aberdeen.
Aberdeen Cyrenians Ltd Aberdeen Cyrenians supports people affected by homelessness, violence, domestic abuse and other forms of social exclusion in the North East of Scotland by meeting their basic needs and identifying the underlying issues.
Arbirlot Community Trust Established in 2016 the Arbirlot Community Trust aims to work in Arbirlot and with nearby communities promoting projects for the benefit of the whole community. Arbirlot Village From The East Photo: Gwen & James Anderson – licensed under Creative Commons 2.0 The Trust is currently in a very early stage of development, with assistance from Angus Council and the Development Trust Association Scotland and welcomes support and involvement from all members of the community.
Arkbound Foundation The Arkbound Foundation is a charity that aims to widen access to literature and improve diversity within publishing.
Alyth Development Trust Alyth Development Trust raises, invests and distributes funds to benefit the greatest number of people and to make this a great place to live and work. ADT was established in February 2015 to promote the social, environmental and economic wellbeing of the community of Alyth in Perthshire, Scotland. Our work is intended to make Alyth a great place to live, a great place to work, a welcoming place to visit and a town that is physically accessible to all. We want to continue a long-standing strong town culture that brings people together as a community and also that looks to the future and its challenges, particularly climate change.
ANYISO ANYiSO is established to ensure that African and ethnic minority women, their children and young people from all background are given the support and services needed to enable them live better and safer lives free from discrimination, domestic violence and abuse. We ensure that these women, children and young people are confident to raise issues that affect them and empower them through skill development workshops, training’s, and counselling, to enable them to be financially independent. In addition, we encourage them and boost their confidence through social and cultural integration.
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.
Arran Eco Savvy The Arran Eco Savvy Community is a group based on the Isle of Arran with the aim of identifying and accomplishing environmental projects to benefit our community, increase environmental sustainability and support sustainable living, whilst working towards zero waste for Arran.
Art and Ecology at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral A+E is an Art and Ecology programme based at St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral, Edinburgh. A+E stands for accident and emergency, art and ecology, art and education. A+E's response to the climate and ecological crisis is practical, imaginative and hopeful.
Auchencairn Climate Transition Auchencairn Climate Transition (ACT) was set up in 2019 following showings of climate emergency documentaries in the village hall in Auchencairn. As a group we have varied interests and pursue different projects such as biodiversity and treeplanting and more.
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.
Baldernock Community Development Trust Baldernock Community Development Trust was formed in July 2013 to benefit the community of Baldernock and is a community owned company limited by guarantee.
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.
Bettridge Centre The Bettridge Centre is an independent community-owned and managed leisure centre which offers a wide selection of sports, community, arts and social events and activities to local people and visitors to the area.
BIDs Scotland (Associate) Business Improvement Districts Scotland is the national organisation for BIDs in Scotland, providing support, advice and encouragement to communities, local trusts, businesses and local authorities considering a business improvement district. BIDs are not restricted to towns and cities but can be developed for rural, tourism and food and drink. A community led regeneration model, BIDs help to develop local capacity and strong partnerships whilst ensuring that projects and services are delivered which will be of benefit to the local economy. The Scottish Government is currently offering a grant of up to £20000 to assist in the development of a BID.
Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) helps New Scots to connect with essential community services and to form new friendships through the provision of refurbished donated cycles and the transformational power of cycling.
Blackhill's Growing St Paul's Youth Forum is a youth-led charity based in Provanmill, Glasgow. We run a growing project open to all members of the local community with a polytunnel, flock of hens, bees, micro-orchard and pizza oven. We are also developing a cycling project for local young people.
Branchton Community Centre Association The Branchton Community Centre Is Here To Provide A Service For People Within And Outwith The Local Community, From All Walks Of Life From Toddlers To The Elderly. We Have Friendly Dedicated Staff Who Are Only To Happy To Help In Any Way We Can. The Centre Also Has Links To Other Organisations That Can Provide Information And Services To.
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.
Burnfoot Community Futures Burnfoot Grows Together Project would deliver localised information sources and community workshops. Burnfoot Community Futures (BCF) is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. It was set up and constituted in 2006."
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.
Cardross CAN (Climate Action Network) Cardross Climate Action Network (CAN) is a community group created to support and promote the issues of climate change, biodiversity, sustainable alternatives and carbon reduction within the local community.
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 Central Scotland Regional Equality Council (CSREC) was set up in 1984. It is a voluntary sector organisation, registered as a charity and a company limited by guarantee consisting of individual members and representatives from a wide range of organisations. CSREC has a remit to work across the areas of Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling Councils. It was set up to eradicate all forms of discrimination under the Race Relations Act 1976. Following the introduction of the Equality Act 2010 and in recognition of intersectionality, we widened our remit to work with all nine protected characteristics. The main aims of CSREC are: to work towards the elimination of discrimination in all its forms; to reduce inequality and promote a culture of human rights; to promote good relations between persons of protected characteristics without distinction on grounds of age, disability, marital status, pregnancy/maternity status, race, religion/belief, sex, sexual orientation and gender reassignment; to promote, build and work in partnership. Central Scotland Regional Equality Council’s Forth Valley Communities for Conservation project will bring together households from minority ethnic communities living in Central Scotland. The project will aim to reduce carbon emissions in households and empower members of the community to work together to change their behaviour to positively tackle climate change.
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.
Climadapt We know that climate change is not something far on the horizon but happening right now. And the impacts today are only set to get worse in the future. The sooner people and communities can adapt and gain resilience to climate change the easier it will be. That is Climadapt’s mission."
Climate Action Strathearn formed with the purpose of building a grassroots group aimed at addressing climate change issues on a local level. Our plan is to instigate positive, locally relevant actions and events, using a friendly, inspiring and inclusive approach to what we do.We hope to share knowledge and research addressing local environmental issues, encouraging community wide involvement.
Climate Café Blairgowrie Rattray & District   "Blairgowrie Climate Café brings people together to work out what we can do locally to tackle climate change and related issues."
Climate Friendly Aberlady The aim of the group is to establish and manage a volunteer community fruit and vegetable garden to encourage hands-on sustainable living.
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.
Climate Innovation Hub Scotland North (Associate) We focus on supporting startups innovation and clean tech for climate change mitigation and adaptation in the North and Islands of Scotland. Scotland North Climate Innovation Hub was established to function as an integrated collaborative group, and to coordinate Climate-KIC activities in and for the North of Scotland for Startups and Organisations. Climate-KIC supports its community members by providing access to an ecosystem to engage with each other, by building a network that is recognised internationally in the field of climate change innovation and by supporting its community members in identifying, developing and bringing climate change adaptation and mitigation technologies to the market. The CIH Scotland North is an initiative led by Aurora Sustainability and supported by the International Research and Recycling Institute, along with the Glasgow School of Art Innovation School Campus in Moray. Early interest has been expressed from a range of partners including the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Aberdeen & Grampian and Elevator UK. It is the first climate innovation initiative in the North of Scotland.
Climate Psychology Alliance Scotland After 250 years of fossil-fuelled growth, climate change challenges us to innovate a new approach based around an attitude to life that is necessarily very different to what we are used to. Among other things, this may include embracing clean energy supplies, understanding the meaning of sustainability and participating in an equitable society. The challenges that we face in rapidly adopting such changes are considerable, and not least of these difficulties are emotional, psychological and structural obstacles. This is why we believe that a psycho-social approach can help us to negotiate the future in the most positive way.
Coastal Communities Network (Associate) The Coastal Communities Network (CCN) is a collaboration of locally-focused community groups (communities-of-place), guided by the belief that coastal communities across Scotland are well placed to harness long-term solutions to ensure healthy, well-managed seas. Scotland’s dynamic and complex shoreline attests to richly biodiverse ecosystems below the waves. The species and habitats found in our inshore waters underpin the ecological integrity of marine habitats and the economic prosperity of nearby coastal communities. With the escalation of threats and impacts within our inshore waters, managing our seas for environmental and economic sustainability is no easy task, but one which we recognise should include all those who have a stake. Working together, the aim of the CCN is to better connect coastal communities across Scotland in order to share community knowledge and expertise. The Network provides the means to establish a strong communication and support platform, which can help to develop the community voice within marine management and build community action on marine conservation in Scotland.
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 Energy Scotland CES is a membership organisation with over 400 non-profit distributing community group members in Scotland. Our aim is to strengthen and empower local communities by helping them to own, control and benefit from their local renewable energy resources, control and reduce their energy costs, regenerate their communities and play their part in the low carbon transition. Our work over the last 10 years has supported over 1000 communities and resulted in over 500 projects enabling community owned generation assets of 37MW to be developed.
Community Forum (COFO) Community Forum through the permaculture and agro-ecology, educates individuals and communities on how to improve nutrition, income generation and environmental health. In a country where 80% of the populations are subsistence farmers, we demonstrate how local available resources can meet human needs while improving the quality of life of people (PLWHA) and the environment.
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  Most members of CRNS are social enterprises managing waste resources at a local level through recycling, reuse, composting, waste reduction and waste education activities. They prevent tonnes of valuable product and materials from ending up in landfill, create local jobs and other economic opportunities, and typically work to help those on low incomes or who are disadvantaged.CRNS envisions a future where there is no waste, only resources, and where people, communities and the environment are valued and respected.
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.
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 individuals, families and community groups.
COPE Scotland Working in partnership and linking to wider developments in health and social care integration and transformation in primary care, explore ways to share what we have learned; through Caring Over People’s Emotions, for others to adopt and adapt as fits with their services. With partners and the voices of lived experience continue to explore new interventions which can support wellbeing and resilience to life challenges and share online with the world.
Corstorphine Climate Action  We are aimed primarily at raising awareness of climate challenges, and ways to adapt, mitigate and act personally to meet these challenges. A very young group, we’re not constituted yet, but plan to be very soon. We are hoping to set up a zero waste business which would include an information ‘clinic’ to inform customers and visitors of ways we can make the needed changes. I also plan to run some information evenings, workshops and participate in climate campaigning. I’m particularly keen to see renewable energy initiatives in the urban setting (such as solar pv projects) and am in discussion with Energy4All as to how that might work.
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
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.
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.
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
Development Trusts Association Scotland (Associate) DTAS is the national membership organisation for development trusts in Scotland. Our aims are to promote, support and represent development trusts. DTAS has over 265 members operating in urban, rural and island communities throughout the country. In addition to our core membership function, DTAS operates 2 discreet services – our Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) and Community Shares Scotland.
Deeside CAN We are a group of volunteers based in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, working to raise awareness of climate change, biodiversity loss and waste reduction. We aim to help people to find out what is happening in our area, and get them involved in constructive actions if they want to. We provide a forum for discussion and action, and a way to network with others working on the same issues and wanting to make a difference.
Dollar Community Development Trust We aim to support the community with activities to improve health, sport and environmental issues, as well as helping those in hardship. We are planning environmental workshops on waste reduction, energy reduction, new technologies and trees / plants in the future.
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.
Dumfries High Street Limited (T/A Midsteeple Quarter) Midsteeple Quarter is a community benefit society breathing new life into Dumfries town centre by redeveloping empty High Street properties to create a new neighbourhood with a mix of uses built on principles of local prosperity and well being.
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 as well as educational and employment prospects. Our qualified team specialises in high quality support for young people experiencing difficulties at school and 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."
Earthtime's Up Project Earthtime’s UP Project is all about helping people in and around Elgin to reduce their carbon footprint and combat climate change by repairing and reusing more of what otherwise ends up in landfill. By giving people the ideas, skills, tools and encouragement to repair and upcycle more of their stuff we can positively change people’s behaviour towards consumption and repair. We provide advice and information about living a low carbon lifestyle and reducing waste, offer a tool and book lending library and also run free workshops to up-skill and encourage people, focussing in particular on wood and textiles.
East Linton Tool Library: Fixing for a Future East Linton Tool Library is one component of the 'Fixing for a Future' project, funded for 2 years, April 2020-April 2022, by the Climate Challenge Fund. Additional activities include the delivery of workshops teaching skills in the repair of textiles, clothing, furniture and bicycles.
EATS Rosyth EATS Rosyth aims to grow and share food reduce food waste help the environment and improve food education in the community.
EAUC Scotland (Associate) The Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges (EAUC) is the environmental and sustainability champion within Further and Higher Education in the UK and Ireland. We support sustainability in the FHE sector in Scotland.
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.
ecoeats (Associate) We empower people to improve their wellbeing and lower their carbon footprint whilst supporting local business.
Ecology Africa Foundation Advocacy/Education on climate change, nature conservation and biodiversity, youth skills orientation.
Ed's Cycle Coop ED's Cycle Coop is a community organisation with the aim of getting as many people on bicycles, walking and using other methods of sustainable transport. We deliver cycle training in primary schools and high schools in our local area, organise an annual cycle festival and have recently been awarded funding from CCF to further these activities and promote sustainable transport through local employers.
Edible Estates (CIC) Edible Estates is a partnership of several organisations which work together to promote community food growing projects. We work across a variety of communities, but our approach is particularly well suited to social housing estates. We use food growing as a tool for urban regeneration, promoting individual health and well-being, and community cohesion.
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 Interfaith Association The Edinburgh Interfaith Association works with peoples of all faiths and none to create a more respectful, peaceful world. We work to (a) Bring faith communities together (b) Promoting understanding, trust and positive action (c) Offering our expertise as a resource to all /Our members are made up of representatives of all the main world religions and we work on joint projects to improve our communities and world through environmental projects to peace building.
Edinburgh International Society The International Society provides something for everyone – our group is a vibrant and democratic multicultural society, that combines respect for diversity with shared common values.
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.
Edinburgh Remakery 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.
Energy Action Scotland (Associate) Energy Action Scotland (EAS) campaigns for an end to fuel poverty in Scotland and is the only national body with this sole remit. Set up as a charity in 1983, EAS seeks to develop and promote effective solutions to the problem of cold, damp and expensive
Environmental Rights Centre for Scotland Our vision is of a Scotland where every person’s right to live in a healthy environment is fully realised.
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.
Extinction Rebellion Edinburgh (Associate) Climate Activist group.
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 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.
Findhorn Ecovillage The Findhorn Ecovillage is a synthesis of some of the very best of current thinking on sustainable human settlements. It is a constantly evolving model used as learning environment by a number of university and school groups as well as by professional organisations and municipalities worldwide.
Fintry Community Garden We want to create a green space for all, not just adults or kids or certain people with specialised skills, but a place where all can share. Somewhere to come and relax or come and take part. A place that allows people to give as much or as little as they like.
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.
Forward Coupar Angus Home Energy Advice; Renewable Advice; Tackling Fuel Povery; out reach work with local schools; carbon conversations. Forward Coupar Angus is a charitable, non-profit body which carries out projects aiming to improve life in the Perthshire town of Coupar Angus. We are an independent, volunteer-led organisation which is part of a growing network of Development Trusts which exist across Scotland and the UK. Here in Coupar Angus, we aspire to develop and deliver community projects which offer social, environmental and economic improvement for the area.
Forth Environment Link Forth Environment Link (FEL) is a Scottish environmental charity, based in the Forth Valley, leading the way on connecting people and place on actions which make a positive response to the Climate Emergency. We support more day to day journeys on foot or by bike; we encourage more local food to be grown and eaten in our communities; and we help increase the lifespan of our everyday items.
Fossil Free Glasgow  We campaign on getting the Strathclyde Pension Fund to divest (i.e., remove their investments from) fossil fuel companies.
Frackwatch We were active in the campaign against fracking, and since the extension of the moratorium, we have joined Divest Strathclyde, campaigning for Glasgow City Council to divest the Strathclyde Pension Fund from fossil fuels and fracking.
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.
Friends of the Earth East Lothian FoE East Lothian are affiliated with Friends of the Earth Scotland (FoES). Meetings alternate between the last wed eve of the month and the last sat of the month in the Maitlandfield hotel, Haddington. Find current meeting dates under the events tab.
Friends of the Earth Scotland – Glasgow Group FoE Glasgow is part of the Friends of the Earth Scotland local network. We meet usually bi-monthly in Bishopbriggs. Our aim is to promote environmental justice locally and nationally. March 2020: group meetings are temporarily suspended.
Friends of the River Kelvin We're a group of people who care passionately about the River Kelvin and the environment. We run clean-up, citizen science projects and also music and arts events. We need new members to join us to run activities, run campaigns and help us work with others to protect the River Kelvin for future generations to enjoy.
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.
Garioch Women for Change We are a women’s group open to everyone of all ages and whose members are drawn from rural and urban areas. Our aims are to educate and empower, with the focus on the inclusion of as many diverse groups as possible and facilitate political participation.
Gate Church Carbon Saving Project The Carbon Saving Project aims to make Gate Church International the “Greenest Church in Scotland”. We have been awarded a grant of £183,744 from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to help the local community adopt low carbon lifestyles while providing help to those experiencing poverty across Dundee. Our project consists of five carbon saving initiatives; our Give Box scheme encouraging reuse, saving food going to waste through Dundee Community Fridge, skill sharing workshops and events, providing volunteering opportunities for our community and continued energy efficiency measures in our community buildings Gate Church Carbon Saving Project.
Glasgow Community Energy We are Glasgow’s new community-owned renewable energy co-operative – a project developed by local people on a largely voluntary basis over the last six years.
Glasgow Community Food Network (Associate) Glasgow Community Food Network was established in 2017 to bring together practitioners and organisations in the private, public and third sectors along with other interested individuals to develop a flourishing food system in Glasgow. We aim to work with everyone with an interest in food: chefs and restaurants, farmers and market gardeners, foodbank and soup kitchen volunteers and anyone else who cares about better food for Glasgow. We want to see a city where high quality, fresh, local, organic produce is available and affordable for all and where good food is a celebrated part of our culture./Glasgow Community Food Network emerged from a consultation by Glasgow Local Food Network where it was decided that a more formal organisation was required. GCFN was constituted as a Community Interest Company in May 2017.
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.
Global Justice Edinburgh Global Justice Edinburgh is a local group member of Global Justice Now. Global Justice Now is a democratic social justice organisation working as part of a global movement to challenge the powerful and create a more just and equal world. We raise awareness about the need for change, and act in solidarity with those fighting injustice, particularly in the global south. What we do: We are a group of local people campaigning within our community – we lobby our MPs, MSPs and MEPs, run stalls, hold stunts, organise public meetings and film nights and meet regularly to discuss current and future campaigns and actions.
GoBike Strathclyde Cycle Campaign (Associate) GoBike campaign for better infrastructure, policy, and political support for cycling to be a safe, efficient, clean and healthy mode of active travel for everyone. For cycling to be a natural way to get around for all ages and abilities.
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.
Gorebridge Community Development Trust The Trust works in partnership with local people, other local agencies, and stakeholders to provide the conditions for improved community cohesion and local services. It also works to educate and engage the community with ways to combat climate change whilst at the same time improving health and wellbeing.
Govanhill Baths Community Trust – GBCT Govanhill Baths Community Trust (GBCT) is responsible for running our wide-ranging community wellbeing activities, as well as education and training. These are aimed primarily, but not exclusively, at people from the G41/G42 postcodes. The Trust has a successful social enterprise project and leading Upcycling project Rags to Riches. It also runs the groundbreaking People’s Pantry, a membership-based initiative aimed at tackling food poverty and reducing waste.
Govanhill Greenspace GGS is an exploration in to green space available in Govanhill and Glasgow for community engagement, outdoor play, learning & growing.
GrassRoots TurfRoof University  (Associate) The GrassRoots TurfRoof University is a project to create a physically and financially accessible education centre, based on the principles of solidarity, sustainability and self-sufficiency. We teach skills such as blacksmithing, refurbishing and making tools, herbal and holistic medicine, making shelters, coppicing and hedge-laying, pruning, grafting, charcoal-burning, building with stone, making home-brew, curing meat, working with wood, and how to live off-grid. All on a money-less exchange basis where possible.
Green Aspirations Scotland CIC (Associate) 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 Duns We have just formed to look at tackling green issues in the community of Duns.
Greener Kemnay We are a group of Kemnay residents (& friends) aiming to promote a green agenda in Kemnay through supporting community gardening and composting at Birley Bush and improving the local path network around the village.
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.
Greening our Street A community group dedicated to improving the biodiversity of our cityscape, to make it a place where the natural world and humans can prosper. We maintain a wildflower plot, a community garden and an orchard on The Meadows, Edinburgh.
Greenspace scotland (Associate) greenspace scotland works with community groups and partners across Scotland supporting them to use and manage their greenspaces for community benefit, to make changes to support climate resilience, develop local food growing opportunities, and our new programme [ParkPower] is about providing energy services from parks and greenspaces.
Greenway's Dundee (Associate) Greenway's is a proposed packaging-free shop for Dundee. Our primary aim is to empower local people to reduce their personal environmental impact in a simple, everyday way, by offering foods, homewares and body care products without any packaging. We want to promote calls to 'reduce and reuse' by giving a real alternative to supermarket grocery shopping. We also see a permanent makers' space in our premises, where people can come together to share skills, make friends and build an own-brand range of products to sell in-store. Crafting is good for body and mind, and doing-it-yourself reduces waste and reliance on big manufacturers.
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.
Plastic Free Helensburgh We are a group of volunteers planning to take action to make Helensburgh a better place to live and work and achieve Plastic Free Communities Status, as awarded by Surfers Against Sewage.
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.
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. 
Intercultural Youth Scotland Intercultural Youth Scotland is Scotland’s leading charity for Black and People of Colour (BPoC) youth. IYS is the only major organisation that is both youth-led and Black and PoC-led and key decisions within our organisation are led by our network of Youth Ambassadors. We are a community, a service and a voice for BPoC young people, providing a safe space and a place to nurture their talents. We are experts on the challenges facing us, based on our extensive years of youth work experience, our direct connection with young people and our own personal experiences. Our services cover a wide range from Youth Work, Education, Employability and Mental health.
Inverclyde Community Development Trust We aim to support and encourage local people to make more journeys by bike or by foot. The project will develop skills, reduce waste and promote social inclusion in the area through cycle training classes, bike repair workshops, bike recycling, cycling outreach work with key groups, and by creating social cycling opportunities for local people.
InWork Enterprises (Associate) In-Work Enterprises Ltd have been delivering landscaping, grounds maintenance, planting, fencing and community projects since 1933 and have built up a strong local reputation for our quality, health and safety and positive social outcomes. We deliver projects to a range of public, private and 3rd sector clients in Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and Glasgow. What makes us different? We are the trading subsidiary of Inverclyde Association for Mental Health providing training, voluntary and work-related opportunities in landscaping, ground maintenance and horticulture to people who have experienced mental health issues. So not only do you get top quality work when you use our services, you help people who have been long-term unemployed get back into work. Our works are delivered under the instruction of full-time experienced site supervisors in turn managed by our project manager based in Greenock.
Islay Development Initiative As a community-based charity, our mission is to create sustainable employment and deliver long-term change in the use of our natural resources. We do this by developing a series of initiatives which reduce our impact on Islay and the wider environment, enhance our quality of life and protect the very nature of our beautiful island.
Islay Energy Trust The Islay Energy Trust (IET) is a community owned organisation that aims to develop renewable energy projects for the benefit of the community whilst reducing Islay’s carbon footprint. We work on a range of community energy and energy efficiency projects and manage the community wind turbine on behalf of the Islay Energy Community Benefit Society (IECBS). We also distribute profits from the turbine on behalf of IECBS via the Community Benefit Fund.
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.
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.
Kirkconnel and Kelloholm Development Trust We are keen to regenerate a community in the top percentile in the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation.
Kirkliston Community Garden Looking to provide the community with local produce, wildlife habitat, skills development and education.
KPT Development Trust A Development Trust Fund that bounds 3 communities and assists with community wead projects. Climate change and renewables is one of the pillars.
Lairg & District Learning Centre (Associate) Lairg & District Learning Centre offers lifelong learning opportunities to communities across rural Sutherland. These include recreational classes, to help combat social isolation, and educational / certificated employability and educational training. For the past 18 months we have been in receipt of funding from the Climate Challenge Fund. This has allowed us to offer a range of community classes, workshops and events, to raise awareness of climate change and how any behaviour modification can make a difference.
Lambhill & District Community Council We are the Community Council in the North of Glasgow in an area of multiple deprivation. We are keen to engage with our community to energise them into action on a range of environmental and social issues.
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.
Lanark Community Development Trust Lanark Community Development Trust is a charitable, non-profit body which carries out projects for the common good. It is an independent, volunteer-led organisation which is part of a growing network of Development Trusts which exist across Scotland and the UK. Here in Lanark, we aspire to develop and deliver priority community projects which have a social, environmental and economic impact. We do not and will not deliver on the responsibilities of statutory authorities, but rather seek to add value to existing activity.
Lantra We're one of the leading awarding bodies for land-based industries in both the UK and the Republic of Ireland. We develop quality training courses and nationally recognised qualifications that are delivered through a national network of training Provider Partners.
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.
Lenzie Academy Community Engagement LACE is the name for all activities within the Lenzie Academy school and its local community. We have made an #iwill pledge to encourage as many of our pupils as possible to work with others and for others. We are particuluarly keen on developing intergenerational activities.
Let There Be Light Edinburgh Let There Be Light Edinburgh is a group campaigning to save the future of Central Library, Edinburgh, for future generations, which is threatened by the consented India Buildings 15/04445/FUL hotel development on the Cowgate gap site on land bought in the 1880s for the setting, daylighting and fresh air circulation of Edinburgh's first free public library, gifted by Andrew Carnegie.
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.
Living Lighter Project The Living Lighter Project has now wrapped up! From April 2019 to March 2021, we were able to run the two-year project thanks to the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund.
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.
Lochaber Environmental Group Working to reduce carbon emissions and foster a sustainable future for the environment and communities of Lochaber; focusing on energy efficiency, renewable energy, active travel, local food production and waste reduction.
Loch Ken Trust Loch Ken Trust is a newly-formed SCIO with the purpose To promote the natural, cultural and recreational assets of the Loch Ken area for the benefit of the public and to support sustainable local communities.
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.
Lower Impact Living (Lil) CIC  (Associate) Our aim is to engage as many people in East Lothian in behaviour change to improve our environment and limit our negative impacts including climate change. Collaboration is vital in this crusade.so the more connected we can all be the better.
MAD Challenges (Associate) We create outdoor endurance events – MAD Challenges – across Scotland to connect people with their local landscape and put the power in their hands to make a difference. We do this because we believe that people are the most powerful solution for moving towards a world that meets the needs of all, within the means of the planet.
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.
Methilhill Community Children's Initiative We are a community group, dedicated to providing local children with clubs, activities, nursery education, and to providing local families with information and advice. The charity was started by local parents who were concerned about the lack of activities
Mount Blair Community Development Trust MBCDT carries out projects to enhance community life. The Trust is currently engaged in trying to purchase a 400 hectare forest using the Community Asset Transfer scheme. If successful this would be a community asset used to enhance life in the area.
Mull and Iona Community Trust Mull and Iona Community Trust is a dedicated and passionate locally based organisation focussed on improving the quality of life for the residents of Mull and Iona. With a long track record of delivering successful community development projects addressing problems of geographic isolation and economic and social exclusion in remote and rural communities MICT takes pride in working with many external organisations and crucially with our own community.
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.
Ninewells Community Garden Ninewells Community Garden lies in the beautiful arboretum of Ninewells Hospital in Dundee. We promote physical activity and healthy living through community gardening; in an environment where horticulture supports wellbeing, therapy and rehabilitation. The garden is free to visit and is open to all, 7 days a week.
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.
North Uist Development Company The North Uist Development Company (NUDC) was founded in March 2010 as a development of the North Uist Partnership. Its core aim is to develop a sustainable and viable community through promoting social, educational, cultural, economic and environmental wellbeing in North Uist.
Northern Corridor Community Volunteers We are a group of community volunteers operating in the Northern Corridor area of North Lanarkshire.  We constituted in April 2018 with the aims of improving community green space, opening up neglected community pathways to reduce community reliance on cars, improving local biodiversity and wildlife habitat and offering practical hands on outdoor learning experiences for volunteers.
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.
Parklea Association Branching Out Ltd Parklea Branching Out Growing Together is a carbon saving project funded by the Climate Challenge Fund. We aim to reduce the collective carbon footprint of Parklea and the wider Port Glasgow community through recycling, reducing waste and the re-use and upcycling of materials and textiles. Through our growing together workshops we will share what we learn through our activities to benefit our wider community, particularly hard to reach groups, with the aim to reduce local carbon emissions but also to change behaviours and attitudes towards waste and climate change. The workshops will encourage participants to make low carbon food choices, raise awareness of the best ways to avoid food waste, reduce household waste and encourage more re-use and recycling.
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.
peoplewithoutlabels  As a community charity we have being fighting for 4 years to upcycle our own community space and all our food clothing so there is no waste in our area.
Permaculture Scotland (Associate) Permaculture is a design system that empowers people to find positive solutions to meet all their needs in a socially and ecologically sustainable way. Permaculture Scotland is part of the Permaculture Association Britain, and is guided by the Permaculture Scotland Working Group. Our goal is to grow the network in Scotland to be self-sustaining and contribute to national health, wealth and happiness, whilst sharing what we have and what we seek with the worldwide permaculture community. We hold an annual gathering (usually in June) and have a demonstration network of practical permaculture sites via the ScotLAND initiative.
Permaculture Community Classroom "A network hub and autonomous self-education group based in Edinburgh. We help each other learn and develop people's ideas; we also hold a community library. There's lots going on!"
Pitlochry & District Climate Cafe Looking at ways of reducing the impact of climate change and its affects on our environment.
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.
Planet Sutherland  Planet Sutherland is a fully inclusive community group (charity status in progress) aiming to encourage everyone living and working in Sutherland to fully grasp the environmental challenges that we are facing and to inspire change that will improve the resilience of Sutherland and help with Scotland’s Climate Change Targets. Specifically, we run community and business events and initiate and deliver projects that variously involve local (village) and wider communities, such as Carbon Cafes, Apple Tree Planting and Greening Your Business Survey and Workshops. We are keen to collaborate with others to share learning experience and work on joint projects.
Playbusters Community Development in the East End of Glasgow through a variety of projects.
Plastic Free Helensburgh We are a group of volunteers planning to take action to make Helensburgh a better place to live and work and achieve Plastic Free Communities Status, as awarded by Surfers Against Sewage.
Pollokshields Development Agency Pollokshields Development Agency (PDA) is a local charity active in the BME community in Southside Glasgow since 1989. We deliver cohesion and integration through regular IT and ESOL classes, playschemes for school-age children, lunch clubs for women and the PDA Goes Green Community Fridge among others.
Portsoy Community Enterprise Portsoy Community Enterprise (PCE) is a social enterprise, driven by the enthusiasm and passion of volunteers who bring together an array of assets, events and offerings, which keep alive the ingrained heritage and cultures of the north east of Scotland.
Propagate CIC  (Associate)  Propagate is a collective based in Glasgow and working across Scotland. We nurture and support the emergence of new and innovative ideas to rethink and recreate our food system. We work collaboratively and are open to partnerships. We've worked with community groups, schools, housing associations, public sector and academic institutions developing research and practical projects on urban agriculture, community gardening, horticultural training, sustainable food systems. We see our practice as a response to local and wider issues of climate change, sustainable development and social justice.
Pumpherston Community Council  With just under 2000 residents, a great community spirit we are keen to explore various projects that make our small village more eco friendly – we are keen to explore lots of different initiatives.
Rachel Carson Enterprises (Associate) We hold the feasibility study and business plan for the North Highland Way
Radio City Association (RCA) RCA is developing renewable energy projects to combat the effect of climate change on our community. These renewable energy projects will be in community ownership and sustainably re-invested in environmentally friendly technologies and projects.
Rag and Bone Projects  (Associate) Rag and Bone is a community tool lending, plastic reduction and skill sharing group based in West Dunbartonshire. Our library will consist mainly of hand tools, gardening and decorating equipment. However, we will also stock a wider range of occasional use items i.e. camping equipment, outdoor games. The waste reduction workshops will utilise local expertise to share knowledge on how to reduce waste through mending, making your own plastic alternatives and food waste reduction. The plastic reduction scheme will consist of a plastic free retail outlet and educational and practical workshops on how to reduce your plastic consumption.
Realise Earth (Associate) "It's time for change. From a culture that diminishes and destroys. Our dominant culture celebrates and reinforces the worst in human natureand makes us think and behave as if we are separate from the rest of the living world. This is the root cause of most of the crises facing us today. to one that nurtures and restores We will only have a society where all can flourish if we transform our culture to celebrate and reinforce the best in human nature and to reflect the reality that we not only depend on but are part of the living world. At Realise Earth we help organisations of all kinds be (even more of) a force for good."
REAP Scotland (Associate) REAP (Rural Environmental Action Project) is a local environmental and sustainable development charity based in Keith, North East Scotland.  We would like to see a future, where everyone can afford to heat their homes, eat well, and protect our environment now and for the future. We work towards this by delivering projects and services to meet local needs and aims, including local food and free and impartial energy advice.
Refillosophy Limited Now open on Albyn Grove. Refillery and local produce. Trying to make sustainable living easy and accessible to all.
Remade Network (Associate) Remade Network provides training, business planning, and campaigning resources to help new community reuse and repair businesses. The Remade Network works in partnership with local organisations to build resourcefulness and resilience and a collaborative approach. It is currently seeding projects in Brooklyn, New York and Glasgow, with dialogue with 65 other communities around the world.
Repair Cafe Glasgow Repair Café Glasgow is an voluntary organisation that aims to provide social, economic and environmental benefits to greater Glasgow by offering a free repair service for damaged, broken or torn hand-portable household and personal items. We run regular monthly Repair Café sessions at Kinning Park Complex. We promote a local repair culture by offering repair skills training to those who can benefit from it economically and socially. As well as encouraging people to repair their broken items with us, we want to improve climate literacy amongst Repair Café users and stakeholders by providing information on reuse, donation, or recycling opportunities for items no longer wanted or repairable. We undertake public awareness activities like workshops and training to create a repair culture within greater Glasgow.
Resonate Together We are a not-for-profit, working within communities to revolutionise the way the third & public sectors engage with the individuals they support. We care about the people who come through our doors and encourage them to sit in our cafe area. So grab a cuppa and relax. We have grown from a small studio space to a multi-faceted community, leading the way in employability, tackling poverty & inequality, and improving mental ill health.
R:evolve Recycle Revolve Clothing – swap shop boutiques in Rutherglen, Cambuslang and Hamilton. Swap your unwanted, ill fitting clothes for something nearly new for free!
Rural Housing Scotland (Associate) We provide support to rural communities to enable them to develop affordable housing projects.
Save Our Service Veterans Scotland (Associate) Treatment of hidden wounds by horticultural therapy and sport therapy. Creating environment and boosting bio diversity in urban areas.
The Salisbury Centre The Salisbury Centre is located in a large Victorian building with an extensive garden in Central Edinburgh.  We provide Yoga, Tai Chi, Qigong, meditation, and other body/mind/spirit practices such as dance, and practical applications such as gardening and craft work.  We also provide 1-1 psychotherapy therapy and body-work therapies.  We would like to open our garden to more community members for food growing and to begin discussing climate action with our community and other local people.
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.
Scot.E3 Employment Energy and Environment ScotE3 (Employment, Energy and Environment) was initiated by a small group of rank and file trade unionists (mainly working in construction and defence) and climate activists  keen to find a way of taking climate action into workplaces and working class communities. We were inspired by the Million Climate Jobs programme for a transition to a sustainable economy and by the struggles for just transition taking place in working class and indigenous communities in the US and elsewhere.
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.
Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF)  (Associate) SCIAF is the official overseas aid and development charity of the Catholic Church in Scotland. Last year SCIAF provided long term development support and emergency help to more than 220,000 people in 27 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East. We work in Scotland providing development education programmes within schools, parishes and community groups, developing policy responses to issues of global poverty, and advocating for change at the global and national level. Inspired by the leadership of Pope Francis, and based on the experience of our partners overseas, climate justice a top priority for SCIAF. In practice, that means that we help communities overseas to adapt to the impacts of climate change, and we lobby our national and global leaders to take more action. SCIAF supports the work of SCCAN, and is interested in exploring opportunities to collaborate, particular in relation to community-led climate adaptation.
Scottish Centre for Island Studies   "The Scottish Centre for Island Studies is an inter-disciplinary response to the developing terrain of island studies research and practice in Scotland and seeks to develop this focus at University of the West of Scotland (UWS) in partnership with a range of individuals and organisations locally nationally and internationally."
Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC)  (Associate) We work across Scotland with communities, practitioners and policy makers to build on their skills and ideas when working together in communities. Climate change is a priority among communities we work with as well as a key factor in social justice locally and globally. Being part of SCCAN enables us to connect to this agenda more fully.
Scottish Communities Finance Ltd (Associate) "SCF Ltd assists Scottish communities (both place-based and thematic) to be more vibrant by encouraging ordinary people to collectively reinvest back into their communities via Community Bonds. This money is then lent to local social and community businesses in need of repayable finance to undertake local economic & social actions. These activities will in turn make their communities more sustainable. SCF Ltd work with ‘community partners’ to undertake Community Bond offers that can be purchased by local individuals and organisations."
Scottish Rural Action We are a grassroots-led, non-profit organisation. We seek to ensure that decision-makers understand the needs and strengths of rural communities in Scotland, and that policy does not disadvantage rural communities. Members at the most recent Scottish Rural Parliament voted to include a motion on Climate Change in our manifesto. Given the significant impact climate change is and will have on rural communities, and also the potential for rural areas to mitigate climate change impacts, we feel membership of SCCAN could be of mutual benefit.
Scottish Youth Film Festival (Associate) "The Scottish Youth Film Festival is a charity which aims to improve the life outcomes of young people in Scotland through film. We do this in three ways our annual festival through film education in schools and through Outreach film projects which target young people who would not normally get the chance to make a film."
Sculpture Placement Group Sculpture Placement Group’s mission is to prolong the life-span of sculptures, bring sculptural joy into people’s lives & offer economic/practical solutions for artists.
Sea the Change (Associate) At Sea the Change, we strive to help our community make small changes that help to create a happier, healthier, more sustainable world. We plan to run community beach school activities for both children and adults, plus host a series of events, activities and campaigns that will improve health and wellbeing, reduce social isolation and raise environmental awareness through engagement with the natural environment and a shared sense of community spirit. We are a Community Beach School with a difference.
Seeds of Hope Scotland We're a Scottish social enterprise focused on boosting biodiversity and supporting mental health. ​ We sell wildflower and vegetable seeds, cheerful accompanying postcards, and a range of environmentally-friendly gardening gifts by small independent designers. ​ We believe seeds can make things better, and we use 10% of all income to run seed giveaways to good causes in Scotland.
Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau The Shetland Islands Citizens Advice Bureau offer free confidential impartial advice. Drop in Service at Market House & outreach across Shetland – see details of outreach visits on this page.
Shettleston Community Growing Project Shettleston Community Growing Project (SCGP) was set up in 2009 by local people who wished to grow food for themselves and their families. With assistance from Shettleston Housing Association and Glasgow City Council a suitable site was identified, and funding was secured from the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund to turn the derelict and unloved space into an attractive and productive community allotment.
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.
Skye Climate Action Working together for a climate-friendly Skye by reducing Skye’s carbon footprint and preparing for the changes that are happening to our climate.
Social Farms and Gardens (Associate) We are a membership organisation supporting community gardens and care farms across Scotland.
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.
Soulriders Scotland Our vision is to create stronger communities through cycling. As a true community-led organisation our people come from all walks of life and from our Cycling Centre in Glasgow Southside we refurbish donated bikes that can then be given back to the community, carry out repairs on both members and the public bikes and offer mechanical training. We host activities, events and training for everyone regardless of ability via our tailored programmes, for example Soulkidz, Pathways or B/Spoke programmes, that are aimed at engaging everyone from young people, commuters, all the way through to the most vulnerable people in society.
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.
Space to Grow Moffat Space to Grow Moffat is a Scottish Incorporated Charitable Organisation (SCIO) our charity number is SC040255. We aim to use the premises in our care for the benefit of the community of Moffat & District. Our charitable objects are: The advancement of citizenship or community development (including rural or urban regeneration) The advancement of environmental protection or improvement. The advancement of education. The advancement of health.
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 Andrew's Scottish Episcopal Church Kelso An Inclusive & Open Church for Kelso Roxburghshire.
St. Andrews University Environment Committee The Environment Subcommittee is headed by the Environment Officer. As a group, we plan an annual Green Week to host speakers, workshops and events around St. Andrews to enhance community engagement and work towards St. Andrews' Zero Carbon Goal
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
StorTera (Associate) StorTera an Edinburgh based energy storage specialist supplying small scale and large scale batteries inverters and controls to the UK and Internationally
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.
Sunny Govan Community Media (Associate).  Sunny Govan Community Media are passionate about becoming an Eco Station and delivering courses to the community to educate them on carbon literacy. We have been running since 1998 with staff trained in community development work. SGCM have recently gained SQA status to help us deliver formal qualifications.
The Surefoot Effect CIC (Associate) …equips people communities and organisations with skills for sustainability and resilience. People are at the heart of what we do. Our approach is values-based and transformational. Technology matters but the whole-hearted commitment of people is the essential ingredient for change.
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.
Sustainable Kintore A group set up to support Kintore residents to do their bit to help people and planet.
Sustainable Kirriemuir We are working hard to develop a whole town plan to tackle the climate emergency. We have sub groups working on local growing, transport, landuse, waste and energy.
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.
Sustaining North Berwick A North Berwick-based community group interested in sustainable, ecological living – acting locally, thinking globally!
Take One Action Film Festivals (Associate) Take One Action nurtures communal exploration of the stories, ideas and questions at the heart of social change. Through film screenings, conversation and enquiry, we bring people together to inspire a fairer, more sustainable and more fulfilling world, in Scotland and beyond our borders. Our main activities include a 12 day film festival across Edinburgh & Glasgow and two weekend long festivals in Aberdeen & Inverness, as well as an annual Spring tour. We work with a range of partners and community groups including Oxfam Scotland, Christian Aid, Friends of the Earth Scotland, Unison and Global Justice Now to encourage debate, enquiry and action.
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.
Tarland Climate Crisis Group We formed in January 2019 and have over 80 members following a series of village conversations at local events. We work alongside other local groups to influence, engage and take action on climate issues. We have hosted talks, engaged at farmers' markets among others.
Tayport Community Trust TCT is a community development trust active in the redevelopment of a brownfield site and community gardening.
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
The Community Partnership (Associate) We support the sustainable development of the communities in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park and its surrounding area.
The Ecology Centre The Ecology Centre is an inclusive, community-led charity that inspires positive change through bringing people and the natural environment together for the benefit of both. It’s a simple premise, but one that has been changing.
The Food Life The Food Life is a cross-sectoral partnership of businesses, community and public sector that is working to develop a healthy, sustainable, fair, accessible food system for Angus Our primary mission is to promote the region’s homegrown produce to all residents and visitors, along with supporting local food-based initiatives. Members of the food system from primary producers to retailers, cafes, shoppers and eaters resolve to work together, to educate and to build local access. Having started with healthy lifestyle events, the group has been finding common cause with health and wellbeing economic developments and conducting pilots and research.
The HEAT Project (Associate) The HEAT Project are funded by Climate Challenge fund to fight Climate Change, our main focus is to provide households, businesses and communities with Energy Saving Advice. Our secondary focus is to research and review initiatives that help reduce carbon footprints and increase environmental stability. Our mission is to educate communities,raise awareness of how to become more energy efficient, reduce water and food waste, reduce shopping related carbon footprints bu introducing initiatives to shop locally and to collaborate with other local groups on issues affecting the environment.
The Hub G63 We are a CIC working as a food & sustainability hub in the rural G63 postcode area. Our enterprise provides access to affordable low-impact food and household retail, coffee-library and educational program supporting a low-impact, sustainable lifestyle (workshops & classes etc). These activities are usually only found in densely populated urban centres, excluding rural populations so we are ‘bringing the movement to the people’. Future plans include a community permaculture garden for local food production. Our work champions and contributes to a sustainable community, ultimately contributing to global sustainability.
The Pyramid at Anderston A community-owned space for the people of anderston, finnieston, kelvingrove, yorkhill and glasgow. A place to connect, create and celebrate together.
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.
The Southern Uplands Partnership The Southern Uplands Partnership is a rural development charity started by local people keen to keep the communities and countryside of the south of Scotland alive and healthy. The Partnership represents all sorts of people as well as government bodies, agencies and councils. Anyone who is committed to the future of the South of Scotland is invited to join. News on projects publications and job vacancies can be accessed through our website.
Thurso Community Development Trust Thurso Community Development Trust has the core aim of making Thurso a better place to live, work and visit. We have taken ownership of a Community Garden where we encourage local food growing and food waste minimisation, we regularly hold Clothes repurposing events and also educate our Community on Climate action. We have a Membership base of over 300 people and formed in January 2018.
Time for Change Argyll & Bute We are a group of people of all ages who live in Argyll & Bute, who want to change the political narrative around climate change. Our aim is to show our political representatives how much support there is in Argyll for urgent change.
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.
Traditional Arts and Culture Scotland (TRACS) (Associate)  "The Scottish International Storytelling Festival (SISF) is an annual celebration of storytelling  oral traditions and cultural diversity. This year's festival will take place from 17 to 31 October. #SISFInTheFlow"
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 Transition Edinburgh connects and supports community groups, and initiates practical projects that strive for a greener, fairer, healthier and more resilient Edinburgh. As a local community-led network we aim to: raise awareness of the problems of climate change and fossil fuels; take and support actions that promote reductions in carbon emissions and fossil fuel use; encourage a positive attitude to such lifestyle changes – different can be better; co-operate with groups and individuals in ways that enhance local communities; and promote a Zero Carbon Edinburgh.
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 Heriot-Watt Transition Heriot-Watt works with staff and students at Heriot-Watt University to support sustainability, carbon reduction & improved health and wellbeing.
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 We're a charity and a social enterprise working for a more resilient and sustainable community. Our activities support our aims in clear response to the current climate crisis. We currently offer community cooking, craft and wellbeing classes and work in partnership with a popular community garden scheme in the same grounds. We have an electric vehicle charging station that we wish to develop as a community resource.
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. "
tsiMORAY (Third Sector Interface Moray) (Associate) What is tsiMORAY all about? Moray’s Third Sector* Interface, provides support information and services to individual volunteers social enterprises as well as voluntary and community groups in Moray. Volunteering tsiMORAY offer one to one support, advice, guidance and information on volunteer opportunities and volunteering within Moray. If you are interested in volunteering our Volunteering & Employability Development Officer will meet with you to discuss what kind of volunteering opportunities you’d be interested in giving your time to. They will match your interests and skills with a volunteering placement within Moray.
Tweedgreen Tweedgreen's aim is to raise awareness of ways in which we can respond positively to the climate crisis through discussion activity and campaigning.
Udny Climate Action Udny is a parish in Aberdeenshire consisting of two villages and the surrounding rural areas. UCA was formed to 'support carbon reduction and other initiatives to tackle climate change'. To date it has run fuel efficient driving sessions, a eco based art competition in the local primary schools and has campaigned for the Council to declare a climate emergency. UCA is undertaking tree planting and is finalising an action plan. UCA is part of a local charity.
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."
Urban Roots Urban Roots is a community led environmental charity working across the Southside of Glasgow.We empower local people to make choices and lifestyle changes that are beneficial for them, their communities and the environment. Our teams are working on lots of different projects
Urras Oighreachd Ghabhsainn (Galson Estate Trust) The Galson Estate is a community-owned estate of 56,000 acres of coast, agricultural land and moor in the North West of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The estate comprises 22 villages running from Upper Barvas to Port of Ness with a population of nearly 2,000 people. The estate passed into community ownership on 12 January 2007 to be managed on their behalf by the Trust.
Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (Associate) Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire is the umbrella body for the community and voluntary sector in North Lanarkshire. VANL is working with the sector to facilitate action on climate emergency.
Waverley Care (Associate) We are a community of diverse and inspiring people united by the same goal – to make a positive difference in the lives of people living with or affected by HIV or Hepatitis C in Scotland. Our work is focused on prevention, education, testing and support. Throughout Scotland we’re reducing new HIV and Hepatitis C infections, getting people diagnosed and supporting those affected in whatever ways they need. Through our work, we are also challenging HIV and Hepatitis C related stigma, tackling health inequalities and promoting good sexual health.
Warmer Greener Homes for Shetland Warmer Greener Homes for Shetland offers free support to help Shetlanders reduce their carbon emissions by cutting their home energy use and switching to renewables. The project also aims to tackle fuel poverty and help Shetlanders understand climate change and their influence on it.
Weigh Ahead Weigh Ahead is a zero waste, plastic free, sustainable living, social enterprise open in Dunblane.
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. "
West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) (Associate) West of Scotland Regional Equality Council (WSREC) works with minority ethnic communities in Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire highlighting the issues around climate change and how to effectively reduce carbon emission, through it's CCF funded project ‘Cook, Grow, Sew and Change’ . The project encourages minority ethnic communities to adopt a low carbon lifestyle through measures such as, energy efficiency, low carbon food, zero waste textiles, growing food in urban spaces and eco driving. The project’s vision is to: Embed awareness of climate change within minority ethnic groups, and capacity build the groups to take ownership; Support communities to take action through developing and cascading the knowledge of  carbon reduction activities; Support communities in lowering carbon emissions, adopt long term behaviour change , and have a legacy of sustainable lifestyles.
Wester Ross Growing Communities Association We are the group planting Pocket Orchards in Wester Ross.
Westray Development Trust Developing the economic, social and cultural sustainability of our community by harnessing the quality of our resources, people and island environment.
West Stormont Woodland Group West Stormont Woodland Group is a Community Association formed with the specific aim of bringing Taymount Wood and Five Mile Wood into Community Ownership.
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.
Woodcraft Folk Edinburgh Woodcraft Folk is an organisation open to all with the aim of building an environmentally sustainable world built on children’s and human rights, equality, friendship, peace, economic & social justice and co- operation.
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.
Woodfarm Education Centre (Associate) WEC is the 1st facility acquired by East Renfrewshire's Muslim community (in its 40year history) to serve its religious, educational, cultural & social needs The Woodfarm Education Centre (WEC) in Giffnock, Glasgow is the FIRST facility acquired by East Renfrewshire's Muslim community in its 40+ year history. It is managed by the Woodfarm Educational Trust (W.E.T) a registered Scottish charitable company. WEC is a large detached building situated on nearly 2 acre land in Giffnock in the heart of East Renfrewshire.
Woodlands Community Development Trust We are a community-led charity working to achieve lasting benefits for the Woodlands area of Glasgow. • Promoting the health and wellbeing of local people • Promoting learning and education within the community • Encouraging artistic and cultural activity • Protecting and developing Woodlands’ natural and built environment
Yorkhill Green Spaces 2017 saw the launch of the Yorkhill Green Space Charity. Focusing on Yorkhill Park, Overnewton Square and the Cherry Tree Park (Kelvinhaugh Street), this green fingered group have been busy clearing over-grown shrubs, planting trees/bulbs and seeking the introduction of new play equipment. The group are always looking for new volunteers, you don’t have to necessarily be green fingered, all skills are greatly appreciated.
Zero Carbon Daviot Zero Carbon Daviot is a community run organisation, awaiting confirmation as a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO). The group was established to bring about radical reductions in carbon emissions in order to avoid runaway climate change.
Zero Waste Aberdeen Our recently formed group aims to introduce a circular economy in the Aberdeen area and beyond. Our focus at present is in the South East of Aberdeen City.
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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