The National Standards for Community Engagement are a way to build and sustain the relationships between public services and community groups.
Exploring how community councils can contribute to democratic renewal in Scotland.
This report aimed to develop learning, take actions, improve practice and reflect together on opportunities and challenges in the current context.
Our response to the recent Scottish Government’s Democracy Matters consultation welcomes the idea of people having more control over what happens in their communities.
SCDC and the Poverty Alliance worked with ten community organisations to co-design a resource framework which could be used to support communities across Scotland to conduct their own inquiries into the issues affecting them.
If improving public services is the puzzle, how important a 'piece' are participation requests?
Find out what the participation request are, what they do and how communities can get involved.
Exploring the local experiences of refugee resettlement and how examines how community development approaches could be used to further refugee integration in Scotland.
ARC is to help community and voluntary groups carry out research in and with their communities.
This paper outlines the common approaches that community development and co-production take.
Published in 2015, 'Co-production – how we make a difference together' is a suite of resources – videos, case studies and information to help spread understanding of co-production
Building Stronger Communities is a practical assessment and planning tool for community capacity building in Scotland.
The Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act strengthens community voices in decisions about public services and makes it easier for them to own and manage land and buildings.
This resource outlines six key competencies that promote and support community-led health approaches and help to tackle health inequalities.
This guide helps community groups become more confident, better organised and more effective in achieving their aims.
A set of 7 educational resources on sustainable development for community organisations.