Currently, there are 15 legacy programmes that will help in the delivery of the three outcomes under this theme. All but one were newly developed or were shaped to maximise new opportunities arising as a result of the Games coming to Glasgow in 2014. The Young Ambassadors programme already existed, but used the Games to increase its momentum.
Four have a cultural focus helping enhance our reputation as a modern, vibrant, and culturally rich and diverse nation, whilst also enabling individuals and communities across Scotland to get involved and try something new. Ten have a learning focus aimed primarily at young people helping them be more confident, potential leaders and global citizens, learning more about Scotland’s place in the Commonwealth and the world, and developing and enhancing relationships both in Scotland and across the Commonwealth.
In addition to legacy programmes, there are a number of Legacy 2014 supported projects, ie smaller projects, events and activities happening across the country that have been inspired by the Games and which contribute to the national legacy outcomes. The supported projects benefit from using the Legacy 2014 brand and the underpinning brand benefits package. More information on the supported projects can be found at Legacy 2014 supported projects, and on accessing the brand at the Legacy 2014-brand centre.
Connected Legacy Programmes – progress so far
From 2015, information on the legacy programmes in this section will be drawn from the progress reported by the various partners delivering on-going legacy programmes, as at the preceding 31st March.
An overview of the legacy story across all themes is available on the Legacy 2014 website. This website provide various case studies of how individuals, groups, communities, schools and businesses are already getting involved in legacy activity and feeling the benefits, as well as highlighting where opportunities still exist to get involved.