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Inverclyde Community Development Trust

Inverclyde Community Development Trust (known locally as The Trust) has been around for over 30 years to help the community by providing work, training, services and opportunities in improving life for everyone in Inverclyde.

The Trust exists to build opportunities with communities to empower and improve lives and wellbeing. The Trust provides volunteering opportunities, befriending services, community heritage projects and employability support. The Trust also operates The Pantry – a zero waste food shop for those in financial hardship or facing food insecurity (available to anyone that stays in Inverclyde) – as well as the Community Tracks active travel project.

Resources by Inverclyde Community Development Trust

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In 2022/23 Inverclyde Community Development Trust recruited volunteers to take part in Digital Heritage Research groups across Inverclyde (Greenock, Port Glasgow and Gourock) to uncover heritage gaps relating to Inverclyde’s history on Wikipedia and/or improve what’s already there. With Wikipedia training from Wikimedia professionals, volunteers had the opportunity to be involved in: research, creating and editing Wikipedia entries and sharing Inverclyde’s stories.

Digital Heritage Hub is managed by Arts Marketing Association (AMA) in partnership with The Heritage Digital Consortium and The University of Leeds. It has received Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and National Lottery funding, distributed by The Heritage Fund as part of their Digital Skills for Heritage initiative. Digital Heritage Hub is free and answers small to medium sized heritage organisations most pressing and frequently asked digital questions.

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