Scottish Community Development Centre (SCDC)

The designated National Development Centre for community development in Scotland is an independent social enterprise.


Community Development Alliance Scotland (CDAS)

CDAS brings together networks and organisations at the Scottish level to promote policy and practice that supports community development.


International Association For Community Development

An international not-for-profit, non-government organisation committed to building a global network of people and organisations working toward social justice through community development.


Participatory Budgeting  Network

The PB Network is the independent body advocating for learning and innovation in Participatory Budgeting.The PB Network puts on learning events, publishes policy related papers and stimulates debate on where Participatory Budgeting (PB) might go next.


Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland

Our vision is for a Scotland where people who are disabled or living with long term conditions and unpaid carers have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well.



Education Scotland

Education Scotland (formerly Learning and Teaching Scotland) is the principal source of support for the development of practice in Community Learning and Development in Scotland.


CLD Standards Council for Scotland

The Standards Council for Community Learning and Development for Scotland is the body responsible for the registration of CLD practitioners, the approval of training courses, and the continuing professional development of the sector workforce


Scottish Community Alliance

Scotland’s leading community sector networks have joined together as the Scottish Community Alliance in order to campaign for a strong and independent community sector in Scotland.


Community Learning & Development Managers Scotland

CLDMS represents the managers of a variety of CLD services in Scotland’s 32 local authorities.


What Works Scotland

What Works Scotland is an initiative to improve the way local areas in Scotland use evidence to make decisions about public service development and reform.


Scottish Human Rights

The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects human rights for everyone in Scotland.  We are an independent public body, with accreditation as an A-status National Human Rights Institution.


Tellme Scotland

Tellme Scotland is a portal for accessing public information notices issued by local authorities across Scotland.


The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC)

The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, or UNCRC, is the basis of all of Unicef’s work. It is the most complete statement of children’s rights ever produced and is the most widely-ratified international human rights treaty in history.


The Scottish Urban Regeneration Forum (SURF)

The SURF network is the primary arena for debate on community regeneration in Scotland. It acts as a channel for information, consultation and policy proposals, based on the knowledge and experience of its extensive membership and wider connections.


The Garioch Partnership

The Garioch Partnership are a community-led independent community development organisation which uses its members’ networks to build stronger, more successful, more sustainable communities in the Garioch Area of Aberdeenshire.