About Us

Creetown Initiative Ltd is a social enterprise, with the aims of improving life for people in rural communities. To fund our home-based work, we offer support to other groups , primarily in Dumfries and Galloway, but also across the wider area of Scotland. Since 2006 we have grown from an organisation with less than £200 in the bank to aCreetown Initiative Officen organisation turning over more than £250,000pa.

We now employ 3 full-time and 6 part-time staff and others on a free-lance basis.

As practicing community development workers we have an impressive list of contacts.   Specialising in project management and funding we have direct contact with a number of organisations including; funders, private trusts, foundations, statutory bodies, lottery and others. Over the years we have worked with these bodies building an effective relationship based upon trust and understanding.

Creetown Initiative, is a member of the Development Trust Association Scotland (DTAS) and is part of the group called The Pool Associates.