We are pleased to share programme for the Climate Challenge Fund Gathering.

The Gathering sessions indicated with 'webcast available' were  webcast live to help cut the need to travel to the event. Those watching the livestream had the ability to join in by asking questions online.


CCF Gathering Programme

09:00 Arrival and Networking

09:45 Welcome and Opening Remarks, (webcast available)

David Gunn (Climate Challenge Fund Manager) and Elizabeth Leighton (Chair, CCF Independent Grants Panel)

10:00 Keynote Address, (webcast available)

Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform

10:15 Climate Snapshots, (webcast available) 

Six community-led organisations provide a snapshot of their completed Climate Challenge project. Followed by a Panel Discussion.

11:15 Morning Break

11:35 Workshop Session 1

Choose from six workshops 

12:35 Lunch

13:40 Workshop Session 2

Choose from six workshops

14:40 Afternoon break

15:00 Afternoon Speaker, (webcast available)

Dave Coleman, Cooler Projects

15:30 Interactive Feedback, (webcast available)

A chance for Gathering delegates to let us know their thoughts from the day

15:45 Closing Remarks, (webcast available)

Elizabeth Leighton, Conference Chair

15:55 Close



1. CCF Community Bingo. Facilitated by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

2. Are we engaging our communities with climate change? Facilitated by the James Hutton Institute.

3. Peer to Peer Resource Library and the Framework of Mentoring Organisations. Facilitated by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

4. CCF Stakeholder Working Group Panel Discussion and workshops. Facilitated by Keep Scotland Beautiful.

5. The Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan – building a vision for a better future. Facilitated by the Scottish Government.

6. Climate Conversations. Facilitated by the Scottish Government.


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