Economic Regeneration. Cothrom April 2013. Introduction. Projects Priorities Single Outcome Agreement Third Sector Survey Micro Enterprises. Projects. Priorities. Single Outcome Agreement.
Single Outcome Agreement
Local Outcome Agreement 2: The economy of the Outer Hebrides and the economies of the Outer Hebrides are Thriving
Non-governmental and non-profit making organisations or associations, including charities, voluntary and community groups, co-operative & social enterprises
178 Jobs (99 FTE)
Annual Income (2011)
Around £3 million
70+ groups run entirely by volunteers
Registered Charities, 65%
Since 2007 charities and community groups across Uist have secured more than £2 million in National Lottery Good Causes funding.
The funds have been used to fund workshops, purchase equipment, pay for staffing costs, upgrade facilities and carry out feasibility studies.
Third Sector Survey, cont
If volunteer hours were paid at national minimum wage (£6.19 per hour) then the wage bill would be more than
£2 million per year
200+ Micro Enterprises
Crofting, fishing, accommodation, beauty & hair, music, creative industries, construction, media, transport & logistics, business services, childcare, food and drink…
Community Economic Development Team