Where Can The Money Go? Paisley North, West and Central

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The projects in this area are:


Blue Triangle Housing Association

Blue Triangle Paisley Project - £2000

Our project focuses on young people's mental health and suicide awareness. We have linked to various campaigns and promoted within our service. Our young people have come up with 2 powerpoint presentations which they deliver to fellow service users. We are in the process of creating a safe space and study room for all to connect with family/friends and access online learning. We will endeavour to source other coping strategies for young people.


Bungalow Enterprises CIC

Going Live - £2500

With our expertise and knowledge of live shows, we will be able to prepare young people, give them the confidence and belief that they can get onto a stage and perform. To play at a live event without worrying about selling tickets or hiring a venue (this will be free) will break down barriers that stop young people from being able to play live and learn how to develop their songs on a professional stage with professional equipment.


CREATE Paisley

Neu Normal - Shortroods - £2430

Neu Normal is a fun and inclusive place where young people ages 12-18 can explore individuality and acceptance through art in Shortroods. Future plans include comic book drawing, t-shirt printing, bag making, and card designing. It is a fun and informal space where young people can hang out and make art.  If we are successful we will be able to fund art supplies, art workshop facilitators, and pizza for the young people who attend.


Darkwood Crew - Helping Ferguslie Flourish

Boredom Busting Bus Runs - £2500

Darkwood Crew aims to host a series of 3-day trips to local children, young people and their families experiencing financial hardship by providing an opportunity to go on a day trip without having to worry about costs. Lunch and activities will be provided to ensure no barriers exist for anyone wanting to take part and local young people will be encouraged to decide on the locations of the day trips.


Fablevision Studios

The FreeFilm Initiative - £2440

We - the young people involved with Fablevision Studios - who produce our commercial video projects from concept to completion - want to offer our services to struggling charities and youth organisations around Renfrewshire completely free of charge; to do our bit to help the organisations that do so much for our community in the challenging post-Covid environment.


Glenvale AFC

Glenvale AFC seniors - £2500

It is very important at this stage, especially that people have an understanding of their worth and how important they are in the world we live in and in the lives of everyone around them.   They also need to know that if they have a feeling of being down and there seems no way out there are people to listen and talk to, something to be part of where you feel valued and have a ladder to get out of depression.


I Am Me Scotland

ADHD Awareness - £1500

ADHD is often misunderstood and can attract negative stereotypes. We would like to work with young people to create an Understanding ADHD lesson complete with animation.

Loud n Proud

Music Video Workshops - £2500

There are very few opportunities for young people to learn about making a professional-level music video. This will be a fantastic opportunity to learn how it all works. It doesn't stop there. The young people attending the course can go on and make videos in any subject they choose. Being part of the project may inspire them to attend a film-making course at College or University.


Own Yer Bike (SCIO)

Own Yer Bike (SCIO) - £1987.90

Own Yer Bike would like to build on the increased uptake of cycling by local children, young people, and their families and would like to continue to offer free bikes, bike repairs, and services to those experiencing financial hardship as a result of the pandemic. The promotion of cycling as a means of regular exercise and active travel helping tackle historical health inequalities in a positive way.


Paisley Rugby Football Club

Paisley RFC Junior Coaches Development Training - £2495

Paisley Rugby Club has over 100 junior members from ages 5 to 17. All of our Junior Section coaches are volunteers and we aim to be able to send them for the most up-to-date coaching courses. This will ensure we have enough qualified coaches for all our junior sections who are confident in delivering the best possible, inclusive rugby coaching sessions with an additional focus on fitness & mental health to children all across Renfrewshire.


Paisley YMCA

Future Fridays - £2500

Future Fridays - You Decide! Explore the future with projects and activities that you choose!  VR, homework support, leadership projects, gaming, RPGs, photography, video editing, creative-based STEM projects.  Make friends, eat food and put your future in your hands.


Pals of the Privies (SCIO)

Pals of Christmas 2021 - £2500

Pals of the Privies want to provide two trips for young people in Ferguslie Park. We will work with them to decide on locations they would most enjoy. We will also along with our young volunteers, host breakfast with Santa for families in the area.


Remode Renfrewshire cic

Clout! - £2460

A project to facilitate the creation of 3 copies of “Clout” – a digital and printed zine by and for young people. Clout is a forum for conversations on topics including climate change, community, identity, gender, and sexuality all tied together by connections to sustainable clothing. Submissions will be welcome in the form of text, poetry, photography, drawings, paintings, or any other media and will be supported by creative workshops.



Get Creative -£2490

‘Get Creative’ is an exciting dance programme where young people will be supported to learn about choreography, working creatively together to develop new dance ideas.  Young people will have the chance to express their artistic side and learn how to create and arrange dance sequences, learning new skills in an innovative way.  They will have the opportunity to showcase their work at the end of the project.


St Mirren Youth Football Club

Celebrating the Tyres Project - £2500

The Club helps deliver and support the physical activity of young people, using football as the vehicle to drive & improve the health & mental wellbeing of over 250 young grassroots players, from across Renfrewshire’s least advantaged, left behind & most deprived areas & beyond. The Club has been a Scottish Registered Charity & Scottish FA Quality Mark Partner Club for over a decade. The Club is getting back to pre-COVID delivery of activities.


Twist and Hit Cheerleaders

ASN Cheerleading - Inclusivity For All - £2106

To purchase sprung floor ramps to allow those with disabilities to access the main floor.


Who Cares? Scotland

Care 2 Connect - £2500

Young people can progress through the levels of participation to effect change

  • Community partner groups
  • Activities for belonging, care identity, and voice
  • Influencing for social change

Our project will ensure care experienced young people that live in the community get the same opportunities as others their age.  




YI Christmas Carolling and Basket Giving! Creating and Giving Christmas Gift Baskets to the elderly of the Renfrew Community. YI engaged with the younger community and families during lockdown with doorstep visits with emotional wellbeing packs and at Christmas with gifts to children (please see Facebook Youth Interventions). It was so rewarding for everyone & the young people would like to do the same with the elderly people from their community.