Grants and Projects

2007-2010 Highlands and Islands Enterprise grant for Findhorn College Academic Outreach Project
Description: This large grant funded the academic development of Findhorn College including building new relationships and courses with universities and academic institutions. It also gave the College capacity as an organisation to apply for further grants from other bodies.

2008– 2010 Grundtvig LifeLong Learning European Partnership grant

Description: This grant enabled the creation of the Learning Partnership for Creative Sustainability. A group of adult educators from Scotland, Germany and Austria met 6 times over the course of two years to exchange knowledge and develop new methods of working with youth and sustainability in innovative ways. The group also ran the Butterfly Effect Youth Camp and daylong workshops for local residents in Scotland, Germany and Austria.


2010 Grundtvig Grant for EU citizens to attend Bioneers at Findhorn Conference
Description: This grant allowed EU citizens not resident in the UK to apply for the cost of attendance and full board to participate in the highly successful Bioneers at Findhorn Conference.


2009 Youth in Action grant for the Butterfly Effect Youth Camp

Description:This grant partially funded the Butterfly Effect Youth Camp which took place in summer 2009. This camp brought together 30 young people between 18-25 years for 10 days of innovative education for sustainability using various nature-based methods including a 24 hour solo time in nature. Practical and participatory exercises were complemented by sessions which delivered information and strategies for action.

Although the grant has finished the group continues to meet and explore ways of developing their methodology and offering courses Europewide.

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2009 Awards for All

Description: This grant partially funded the Butterfly Effect Youth Camp – see above

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Findhorn Foundation College, St Leonard's Rd, Forres, Morayshire, Scotland, IV36 2RD, Scotland