Strengthening the Community Land Sector in the Outer Hebrides
Community Land Outer Hebrides (SCIO) seek to build on the strengths of community land ownership in the Outer Hebrides working together:
To improve sharing of knowledge, ideas and best practice, driving up standards
To strengthen the collective voice on common issues
To support trusts to become strong, robust organisations whilst retaining their uniqueness
To collaborate to support socio-economic development across the Outer Hebrides
To support greater engagement between trusts, other organisations and the communities
To seek appropriate training and development opportunities for staff and trustees, sharing resources and learning experiences where applicable
To harness expertise and nurture people to support them to become experts in their area of interest
To support the collective to explore opportunities whereby there would be economies of scale
To analyse commercial opportunities and consider new delivery models
Encouraging, developing and growing community leaders. Working with board of trustees, staff teams and volunteers to foster and grow strong community leadership.
Sharing knowledge, insights and experiences. Supporting community land trusts to continue to collaborate, to achieve maximum impact for the communities of the Outer Hebrides.
Celebrating and promoting diverse and unique communities, the rich heritage and the many achievements and successes. Recognising the importance of promoting and celebrating what is great!