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Let's Get Digital (360G-SCVO-a11b000000DGFdqAAH)

Participants will be blind or partially sighted older people residing in any of their 13 target LAAs. Basic Digital Skills training will be delivered in small groups or 1-2-1 covering a number of topics. Training will be delivered locally through Peer Support Groups, specific to the needs of the person and will use either their own technology or we will lend a tablet for participants to practice on and help them to decide what to buy. As part of this training, the team will demonstrate alternative technology to broaden their knowledge and options in using their new digital skills. Let's Get Digital will underpin all of their services for older people; the training will roll out across all projects to ensure an additional layer of skills development opportunities for service users and support for staff, along with volunteer skills development.

£10,000

01 Jun 2016

Recipient Organization

Visibility (GB-SC-SC009738)

Grant details
Amount Applied For 10000
Amount Awarded 10000
Award Date 2016-06-01
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Hillhead
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Beneficiary Location: Latitude 55.870852
Beneficiary Location: Longitude -4.269972
Classifications: Code disabled-people
Classifications: Code older-people
Classifications: Title Disabled People
Classifications: Title Older People
Classifications: URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects?tag=disabled-people
Classifications: URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects?tag=older-people
Classifications: Vocabulary individuals-supported
Classifications: Vocabulary individuals-supported
Data Source https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects/data.json
From An Open Call? Yes
Funding Org: Charity Number SC003558
Funding Org: City Edinburgh
Funding Org: Country Scotland
Funding Org: County City of Edinburgh
Funding Org: Department Digital
Funding Org: Description The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
Funding Org: Location: Latitude 55.945492
Funding Org: Location: Longitude -3.201152
Funding Org: Postal Code EH3 9DQ
Funding Org: Street Address Hayweight House, 23 Lauriston Street
Funding Org: Web Address http://scvo.org
Grant Programme: Code scvo-digital-charter-fund-call-4
Grant Programme: Description Our Digital Participation Charter Fund, supported by by the Scottish Government, the ERDF and BT, invests in community digital participation projects across Scotland. The projects that we're supporting will enable groups and organisations to digitise content, build digital networks and improve the digital skills of their members, so that they can continue to thrive in the digital world.
Grant Programme: Title Digital Participation Charter Fund - Call 4
Grant Programme: URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund
Last Modified 2019-11-06T13:40:00+00:00
Planned Dates: End Date 2018-03-30
Planned Dates: Last Modified 2019-11-06T13:40:00+00:00
Planned Dates: Start Date 2017-04-03
Recipient Org: Charity Number SC009738
Recipient Org: City Glasgow
Recipient Org: Country Scotland
Recipient Org: County Lanarkshire
Recipient Org: Description Visibility was established in 1859 to improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people of all ages across Glasgow and the West of Scotland – since then, we have grown to become the leading sight loss charity for the west of Scotland. We develop and deliver a wide range of advice, support and local direct services to help those who are affected by a visual impairment to feel less isolated, more confident and independent. We also offer support and information to families and carers of people affected by sight loss and also to other health and social care professionals across the voluntary and statutory sectors. Throughout the West of Scotland, we reach and engage with over 3,000 people every year from across all groups, backgrounds and communities. We listen and respond to people affected by visual impairment, encouraging a culture and environment which promotes choice and independence for all
Recipient Org: Location: Country Code GB
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Hillhead
Recipient Org: Location: Geographic Code Type WD
Recipient Org: Location: Latitude 55.870852
Recipient Org: Location: Longitude -4.269972
Recipient Org: Postal Code G4 9BW
Recipient Org: Street Address 2 Queens Crescent
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.visibility.org.uk
URL https://scvo.org/digital/participation/charter-fund/projects/a11b000000dgfdqaah-visibility
Additional data added by GrantNav
Recipient Region Scotland
Recipient District Glasgow City
Recipient District Geographic Code S12000046
Recipient Ward Hillhead Ward
Recipient Ward Geographic Code S13002977