is a year round campaign designed to assist groups of volunteers in Scotland to take action in their local community. Our small grants scheme supports people who are carrying out practical outdoor environment work. If you need help and advice with any aspect on an application, please contact Robert Henderson on 0131 622 7766/03300 555 310 or
The Action Earth campaign is run by Volunteering Matters, the national volunteering charity. Our vision is of a society where everyone can participate to build strong and inclusive communities. Our mission is to enable people to take an active role in their communities

enables people of all ages and backgrounds to reap the benefits of putting something back. Our programmes offer security and stability to families and children at risk of neglect, empower disabled people to lead independent lives, help young people find their direction in life and enable older people to share knowledge and experience across generations. And through our learning and training facilities, thousands of young people and adults develop new skills, build their confidence and improve their job prospects. You can learn more about our work at