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FCE Equality Hustings 2022 – Fife Council Elections: Thank you!

A big thank you to everyone who attended and submitted questions to candidates as part of the FCE Equality Hustings 2022. We hope that you found the answers you were looking for to help solidify your decision before the upcoming elections.The parties who took part in the hustings were:Alba Party – Jackie Anderson (Howe of … Continue reading FCE Equality Hustings 2022 – Fife Council Elections: Thank you!

Police Scotland – Message to Communities

Message from Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams – 1 March 2022 Police Scotland would like to reassure our communities in Scotland that, following the invasion of Ukraine by Russian forces last week, there is no intelligence to suggest any specific threat as a result of the reported military action.  However, we are aware that these … Continue reading Police Scotland – Message to Communities

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Final Awardees of Fife Equality Community Grants

Final Awardees of Fife Equality Community Grants Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are delighted that the Fife Equality Community Grants have successfully come to an end with four community-led groups added to the list of awardees.  Fife Equality Community Grants – a local funding initiative developed in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and … Continue reading Final Awardees of Fife Equality Community Grants

ME60+ Case Study 3: Accessing Home Care

Experience of Mrs G  Mrs G is of Asian origin and has been referred to the project by a family member. After the care provider the client has been with for several years decided they will no longer offer assistance in the client’s area, Mrs G’s social worker and her family struggled with finding a … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 3: Accessing Home Care

New Chief Executive Elric Honore, with Chair Lee Ryan and current Chief Executive Nina Munday

Fife’s Equality Centre Announces its New Chief Executive

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are pleased to announce that Mr Elric Honoré will be taking over the helm of the organisation from February 2022 when the current Chief Executive departs after over 7 years’ service. Nina Munday, current Chief Executive, was employed to set up Fife Centre for Equalities in 2014.  After spending the … Continue reading Fife’s Equality Centre Announces its New Chief Executive

ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care

Mrs M’s experiences Mrs M is of Asian origin and has been the primary carer of her husband since they moved to Scotland. Her husband was diagnosed with several physical and mental health conditions which limited his physical movement, subsequently making him largely dependent on Mrs M’s care. The family’s social worker decided to contact … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care

Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Investments in Fife Communities

Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are pleased to announce that six more community-led groups across Fife have been 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 latest round of Fife Equality Community Grants, which closed in … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Investments in Fife Communities

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The Fife Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is open for applications!

The Fife Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is now open, with just over £1 million available in this financial year, and the same again from April 2022. It is being managed in Fife by Fife Voluntary Action, with support from local statutory partners. The fund outcome is to develop a culture of mental wellbeing and prevention within … Continue reading The Fife Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is open for applications!

ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife

Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.

Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities. Click here to download as a PDF: FCE Frontline Fife BRONZE Award PR 01-10-21 Frontline Fife is a charity which tackles the underlying causes and symptoms of homelessness and poverty … Continue reading Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.

Fife Equality Community Grants poster "Offering Community Grants to small, community-led groups."

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

A collage of the activities that took place as part of Diversity Week Fife 2021

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!

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“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!