Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Grants but Big Outcomes

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are honoured to announce the first set of projects to be awarded the Fife Equality Community Grants – a local funding initiative developed in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and members of Fife Equalities Forum.   The first of two rounds of Fife Equality Community Grants received 19 applications in total.  After much deliberation by an assessment panel, eight projects have been awarded £300 each to proceed with … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Grants but Big Outcomes

Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Thank You!

All of us at Fife Centre for Equalities would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who hosted, attended and supported the wide range of events that took place as part of Diversity Week Fife 2021! This year our theme was "Rebuilding Community", with groups and organisations bringing people together safely as we … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Thank You!

“What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Recently I have been feeling uncomfortable with my surname.  I love my husband and I am happy to share his name.  However, professionally, I feel it isn’t right that I associate my success with a name that I wasn’t born with, i.e. not my own family name. It is well documented that people with ‘foreign’ … Continue reading “What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities

Diversity Week Fife – Day 9!

Get into that Friday Feeling with the latest Diversity Week Fife events! The North East Fife Community Hub will be treating you all to their Mexican Menu today! The Sole Sisters will be at Pittencrieff Park this morning for a group walk and a chat. Today Sam's Mental Health Cafe will be in Kirkcaldy! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 9!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 8!

It's a wet one out there today, pop in, stay dry and enjoy some of the exciting events taking place today! The North East Fife Community Hub are providing a taste of Italy today with their latest menu! Fife Voluntary Action's Mental Health Forum is taking place this morning, coming together to learn about new … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 8!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 7!

We're midway through Diversity Week already! We hope you've enjoyed all of the fantastic events so far, but there is still a lot to come. Check out the lowdown for today: The North East Fife Community Hub are travelling closer to home with some traditional Scottish dishes. RoSPA will beholding a webinar exploring community safety … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 7!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 6!

We've got another busy day lined up as we carry on the Diversity Week Celebrations, check out today's featured events: We're continuing to raise awareness of Workforce Mental Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention with the #ItsEveryonesJob campaign. Today at the North East Fife Community Hub you'll have the chance to try out their Indian Menu! Sam's … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 6!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 5!

We've got another busy day of events as we kick off this week's celebrations! Please note before we go into today's events, the FCE Annual Gathering taking place this evening is cancelled: "We regret to inform you that we have taken the decision to cancel the annual gathering tomorrow evening at St Bryce Kirk.  Since yesterday, some of the FCE staff and volunteers’ families have … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 5!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 4

Take it easy this Sunday with our Diversity Week Fife events! It's the last day of the Anstruther Harbour Festival! Make sure to pop along and join in with loads of local crafts, good food and performers. Greener Kirkcaldy are hosting a social bike ride around Kirkcaldy, following trails around its 3 largest parks! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 4

Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!

A busy day this Saturday across Fife as we keep the celebrations going! At EATS Rosyth today we've got a "Grow your own salad bowl" workshop, looking at how to grow your own salad and greens in a small spot or windowsill. Sam's Mental Health Peer Support are hosting one of their mental health drop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!

Diversity Week Fife – Day 2!

New day, new events! Get into that Friday feeling with our partners' events across Fife today. In Kirkcaldy we've got another event as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival! This time we'll be looking and Cycle Care, looking at the most efficient ways to keep your bike running - to find out more click here. … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 2!

Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Day 1!

Whilst Diversity Week Fife doesn't officially start until Monday 06 September 2021, some of our partners have got in there early with their events to make the most of it! On today's schedule we've got the "Bike and Blether", hosted by Greener Kirkcaldy as part of the Kirkcaldy Cycling Festival. Get your helmet ready as … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Day 1!

Fife Contemporary celebrates being the first Arts organisation to gain the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award!

Fife Contemporary is an independent visual art & craft organisation based in St Andrews, Fife, Scotland and delivers a programme through partnerships and several locations or outlets in Fife and also online through their digital service.   Fife Contemporary made a public statement on their stance to reject racism, support the Black Lives Matter movement … Continue reading Fife Contemporary celebrates being the first Arts organisation to gain the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award!

LOCAL GRANTS FOR LOCAL GROUPS

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are delighted to announce a new partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and members of Fife Equalities Forum to distribute community grants for small community-led groups.   These small grants aim to help community-led groups to build their capacity to engage with wider diverse communities and help improve the … Continue reading LOCAL GRANTS FOR LOCAL GROUPS

Nature and Mental Health – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2021

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week! Mental health awareness week hopes to raise awareness of the importance of mental health throughout our lives, as well as how we can influence policy and work together to overcome the challenges and barriers created by mental health inequalities. This year there is a wide range of campaigns … Continue reading Nature and Mental Health – #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2021