Through this study, Development Trusts Association Scotland (DTAS) has sought to establish the current scale and nature of community ownership of assets across Scotland. The research was conducted by DTAS’ Community Ownership Support Service (COSS).Community Ownership in Scotland - A Baseline Study
Fundraising for the development and ongoing management of your community asset will be a key part of your early planning. If you haven’t done it before it can seem daunting. This guide aims to help you to establish a funding package which encourages the inclusion and involvement of your community and develops a sense of local ownership.
Please be aware that since this guide was produced fundraising regulation has been subject to considerable change and fundraisers and boards/committees must keep themselves up to date with regulatory requirements in all areas of fundraising. A big change is to require charities to assess and make judgements on the mental capacity and potential vulnerability of donors. Please refer to the Fundraising Regulator website for more information.Beyond the Usual Suspects: An introduction to a range of alternative approaches to raising finance and fundraising