Successful organisations announced

Nearly 40 organisations around Scotland have been announced as recipients of funding from Inspiring Scotland’s new Creative Communities Programme, which will support the development of grassroots creative and cultural initiatives.

AiR are delighted to announce that shmu are one of the organisations that have been successful in their bid and we congratulate them and look forward to working with them, and other organisations in Aberdeen, on this project.


Murray Dawson, Chief Executive of Aberdeen based, Station House Media Unit said:

“shmu is delighted to receive this funding from Inspiring Scotland Creative Communities. Create-Express-Transform will offer exciting creative opportunities for adults with barriers to cultural engagement. The project will enhance our support for adult volunteers at shmu, create new and innovative courses in HMP Grampian and bring together other key community justice organisations in Aberdeen; Aberdeen in Recovery, Families Outside, Aberdeen Cyrenians and Turning Point Scotland.

“This funding with empower, inspire and support individuals and communities to express themselves in a creative and powerful way through a medium of their choice. This is brilliant news to come at the end of a difficult year for us all and we can’t wait to get creating with our communities!”

Full press release can be read here.

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