Sir John Elvidge takes on role as Chair of Carnegie UK Trust

May 24, 2017

The former Permanent Secretary of the Scottish Government, Sir John Elvidge, has taken on the role as Chair of Dunfermline-based philanthropic organisation, the Carnegie UK Trust. He takes over the ro...

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Carnegie UK Trust and SLIC Commission Impact Research

May 12, 2017

The Carnegie UK Trust in partnership with The Scottish Library and Information Council has commissioned the Library and Information Statistics Unit (LISU) at Loughborough University to conduct res...

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Carnegie UK Trust supports the call to commit to a good work economy

May 11, 2017

The Carnegie UK Trust is lending its support to the RSA’s Good Work Initiative , launched last week by RSA Chief Executive Matthew Taylor.The Good Work initiative aims to galvanise support from...

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Engaging Libraries programme open for applications

May 2, 2017

Applications are now open for our Engaging Libraries programme which will support public libraries across the UK and Ireland to deliver creative and imaginative public engagement projects on health an...

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Carnegie UK Trust supports inaugural Gaelic Writing for Children Award

May 1, 2017

The first ever winner of a new Gaelic Writing for Children Award was announced at a ceremony in Stornoway on 21st April. Mary Gillies beat off strong competition from across Scotland and as far afield...

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Carnegie UK Trust and Oxfam host world-leading wellbeing academic

April 20, 2017

With long histories of promoting wellbeing and exploring how best to ‘measure what matters’, the Carnegie UK Trust and Oxfam were delighted to co-host with Ash Denham MSP a lecture at the Scottish...

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Call for action as new study reveals drop in frequency of library use

April 10, 2017

• Carnegie UK Trust sets out five-point plan to boost public libraries • Five-year research study involved 10,000 interviews comparing library use in 2011 and 2016 across UK & Ireland • Da...

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Programme launched to support innovative health and wellbeing projects in public libraries

April 4, 2017

A new £150k programme, Engaging Libraries, has been launched to support innovative public library projects across the UK and Ireland which place creative and imaginative public engagement ideas and h...

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Invitation to Tender – Living Wage Places

April 3, 2017

The Poverty Alliance, supported by the Carnegie UK Trust, is inviting applications from researchers to carry out a study to explore the potential for establishing a new model whereby a town, city or r...

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‘Housing is more than just bricks and mortar’

March 16, 2017

Late last year, the Carnegie UK Trust ran an open survey, asking for evidence from around the globe on using wellbeing in policy and practice.We are pleased to announce that the Housing Associati...

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