CitizenRelay is founded on the principle of partnership between educational institutions in the Scottish Skillset Network alongside from funding partners Creative Scotland and of course partners from across Scotland’s communities.

Some of the current partners involved in CitizenRelay are as follows:

CreativeScotland, the principal funding partner through the activities of the Creative Programmer for London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in Scotland

#media2012, the first national citizen media network for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Creative Futures Research Centre and the School of Creative and Cultural Industries, University of the West of Scotland.

UWS Skillset Media Academy, University of the West of Scotland.

#citizenrelay reporter training provided by Newsnet, a national community media programme as part of the Media Trust. You can sign up for free resources to support and network your community media work across the UK.

Somewhereto_ are a legacy trust funded project to broker the unlocking of empty spaces to enable 16-25 year olds to fulfil a desire to do things. They have helped up open up spaces for training days across Scotland.


Citizen’s Eye, a community news agency in Leicester and Leicestershire, and beacon for citizen journalism for Newsnet and Media Trust.