Supporting people who support communities in Scotland


The Scottish Community Development Network

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with financial support from

Community Empowerment

Scotland Bill - more here

Scotland's National Action Plan for Human Rights - more here

Current Policies and National drivers  

Download this draft resource here - pdf

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The Scottish Community Development Network (SCDN) is a member led organisation, for community workers / community development workers, paid or unpaid, full or part time, from the community, voluntary or public sectors, who support the principles and practice of community development. SCDN is open to anyone with an interest in community development in Scotland.

What Vision for Community Development in Scotland? : Conference  

Glasgow - Wednesday 25th June

SCDN took part in this conference with our partners SCDC and CDAS.  Here is a link to interviews with key people about their vision for community development in Scotland:




SCDC - Supporting Communities


SCDC is offering its expanded package of community capacity building support, Supporting Communities, to even more community organisations.

Download more information - pdf

SCDN in Dumfries - May 2014

SCDN Conference & AGM:

The State of Social Justice - Community Development in a post referendum Scotland


Thursday 21st August

10.30am - 3.00pm

Grampian Hotel, Perth, PH2 8EH

Location Map


Cost: Unwaged - free  

         Members - £15

         Non-members - £25

         Non-members wishing to take out membership of SCND - £25 which will include membership until December 2015

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