Creatively Engaging Education

Working with charities, local authorities, social, youth & arts organisations.

Focusing on youth & community engagement & empowerment.

Utilising creative methods including music, arts, technology & nature.


Coyote Initiatives is a non-profit Community Interest Company and Social Enterprise based in North-East Scotland.


We design and deliver a range of trainings, programmes & projects for children and young people and the professionals who work with them in Scotland and internationally.

Our focus is on youth & community engagement and empowerment, using a wide variety of creative methods and tools including music, arts, technology and nature. We work in partnership with local government, charities, social, youth and other leading organisations.

We offer facilitation and consultation on training, project design/management, fundraising for individuals, groups and organisations in these and other areas.

Directors: Steve Gasgarth, Ollie Clubb, Courtney King
Project Manager, Trainer & Facilitator: Steve Gasgarth
Staff pool: A very awesome pool of trainers, facilitators, musicians, film makers, youth & social workers & more!


We provide our various clients with a range of different services


Unique projects tailored to meet audience needs



Mad as hatters at Eden Court today... ...

Pre valentines mad hatterness in the digi room this afternoon!! A song for valentines (private!) and a song about hats... CashBack for Creativity #CB4C #creativitymatters

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New music today... shiny! ...

Something shiny today! Pretty lush first track from Mr James today :) Listen online...

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A nice little video showing just a few of the huge number of creative people & organisations packed into this wee area of Scotland! ...

Since winning a Creative Place Award in 2015, the area of Forres, perched on the Bay of Findhorn, has been nurturing a glorious abundance of creative activity and events. This short film from Findhorn Bay Arts offers a glimpse of what makes Forres an inspiring year-round creative and cultural destination. #Forres #CreativePlace #CreativityMatters #WeMakeMoray #MadeInMoray Featuring Moray Art Centre, The House of Automata, The Falconer Museum, Findhorn Pottery, Findhorn, Logie Steading, Naturally Useful, Brodie Castle, Universal Hall and more. Find out more:

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Staying with the ‘Stranger Things’ influence for the 2nd week running with this 80’s inspired synth track...

Some more 80’s inspired synth music - this week from Kirsty! Check the track here: #CB4C #creativitymatters CashBack for Creativity Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

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Electrolabs other half Dave Martin also getting stuck in to the arts awards :)

a studio based day in Elgin working on Arts Awards for our CashBack for Creativity project XL Create Eden Court Theatre and Cinema #CB4C #creativitymatters

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Getting stuck in to the Arts Awards... original digital music creation with Digi Team Eden Court Creative's Cashback project.
#CB4C #creativitymatters
#coyoteinitiatives #electrolabs

Cracking on with the Arts Awards today in Elgin... part way through creating some original digital music :) Here's the track so far: CashBack for Creativity Eden Court Theatre and Cinema #CB4C #creativitymatters

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New Term, New Projects - Electrolabs working with Digi Team Eden Court Creative - CashBack for Creativity
#creativitymatters #CB4C

Getting stuck in at Keith Grammar School - partnering up with Findhorn Bay Arts for a new Film and Music Production project! CashBack for Creativity #CB4C #creativitymatters

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The deadline has been extended - still places for UK, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovak Republic and Spain.

This really is an amazing opportunity!

2 Training courses: Czech Republic (February 2018) and Italy (May 2018) - with a coaching and applying practice phase in between.

Training Team:
Carmine Rodi Falanga, Mafalda Morganti, Bára Rodi, and Buzz Bury.
For more information and application form follow the SALTO link below:
Application form is also here:

Contact me at if you have any questions - and to let me know you have applied.

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In other news... it's application time again! TWO Erasmus+ KA1 projects on their way and ONE already away to YMI Scottish Music Centre for an in house training programme for our Music tutors... fingers crossed!


Catchup Roundup! Off to a sprinting start to the year with @EdenCourt & @FindhornBayArts - @CB4Creativity Check the music so far


Deadline extended! still places for UK, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovak Republic and Spain on this amazing long term training course.

For more information and application form follow the SALTO link below:
Application form:

6 short music films from our @BIGScotland funded "Music in Action" project in Moray! We just finished with a huge joint screening - well done to all the amazing young people involved.
Photos, music and more info coming soon!

.@Douglas4Moray as my MP please voice your concerns about #UniversalCredit in today's debate

The track from last nights session - upcoming talent from local hip hop artist!
@EdenCourt #CB4C #creativitymatters

Mini track from Monday's taster session...
@EdenCourt #CB4C #creativitymatters

Some results from a youth exchange in Hungary we supported as Partner Organisation

Concrete Symphony!
Mixing sounds from everyday life in Forres with funky beats & original music. #CreativePlace

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Findhorn, Moray, Scotland.