Castleisland-Corca Dhuibhne

Scartaglin Cultural & Heritage Centre

Aims and Objectives of Scartaglin Cultural & Heritage Centre (SCHC) To establish a thriving, dynamic, community, Cultural and Heritage centre in the heart of Sliabh Luachra Area that:  promotes the values and worth of all people  encourages the active involvement of all residents and groups  celebrates the cultural richness and diversity of the community  creates opportunities for the development of individual potential and wellbeing  fosters a cohesive and harmonious community Objectives and Principles of Scartaglin Cultural & Heritage Centre:  to provide an inviting, accessible and safe community facility as a focal point for all residents and groups to meet.  to develop programmes, services and activities that the address the social, cultural, recreational, welfare and educational needs of the community,  to establish networks with other groups, community leaders and key agencies to pool resources and take up issues of concern for the benefit of the community  to competently administer the centre to operate efficiently and ensure financial and ensure financial and community accountability  to establish strategic partnerships with key organisations  to establish a skilled team of volunteers to function as an essential support for the centre’s operations  to attract resources to the centre through fund raising, applying for grants and seeking sponsorships  to promote strong membership of the Centre so that it is representative of the local community, its issues and its needs, and that it is viable in the long term as an organisation/ association

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