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



Coyote Initiatives shared Wildbird's post. ...

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Coyote Initiatives shared Wildbird's Royal Conservatoire of Scotland - North East Arts Hub / Skills Development Day. ...

check out this short film made by and featuring participants on the first Royal Conservatoire of Scotland RCS North East Arts Hub skills development day in #Fraserburgh and turn up the sound to here a track made on the day with Coyote Initiatives #creativitymatters @Creative Scotland Aberdeenshire Council

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Coyote Initiatives shared Scottish Music Centre's Hit The Road OPEN 2018. ...

Our #YouthMusic TOURING project Hit The Road is now OPEN for 2018. Looking for the next generation of young musicians age 14-19 years from anywhere in Scotland APPLY ➡ Hit The Road is funded by Creative Scotland's Youth Music Initiative and PRS Foundation

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An amazing 3 days Eden Court Theatre and Cinema with the mighty Mike & Rhys Digi Team Eden Court Creative.
A few of the tracks uploaded here... film with sound FX to boot to follow soon!

An Amazing 3 days working with a group from Connecting Young Carers Making some amazing Mock-Documentaries CashBack for Creativity Cashback for Communities Eden Court Theatre and Cinema #CB4C #CreativityMatters

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More projects near completion....
Keith Grammar School sessions - music finished, video editing next week... premiere on the 26th!
#CB4C #coyoteinitiaitives #coyotecreative

Our 10 session collaboration with Findhorn Bay Arts' In the Mix project at Keith Grammar School is almost at the end... The tracks are finished - just the Video editing to complete next week and we're there! 4 groups & 10 young people working towards totally different music & videos... Check the tracks here Tracks 31-38 in the Cashback playlist :) CashBack for Creativity #CB4C #creatvititymatters

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So much creativity happening! This time at Eden Court Theatre and Cinema with Digi Team Eden Court Creative...
Creativity really does matter #creativitymatters

CashBack for Creativity sessions today, Uklele madness!! #cb4c #CreativityMatters Eden Court Theatre and Cinema

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More pics from the XL Create programme for the Moray Council...
Music Production was a big part of the project, run by Digi Team Eden Court Creative, with us at the Music Production helm!

Getting more creative this week with 10 young people at Keith Grammar School... Collaborative Music & Film project with Digi Team Eden Court Creative through our CashBack for Creativity projects! #CB4C #CreativityMatters #InTheMixMoray

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Another few pics from the weekend :) ...

An amazing weekend with the amazing group from Quarriers! The young people worked really well together, had lots of fun and made an awesome horror film with original score :) What this space for the trailer and movie - coming soon! Findhorn Bay Arts CashBack for Creativity #CB4C #CreativityMatters #InTheMixMoray

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A fantastic In the Mix weekend project, with us providing the Music Production and Sound effects for the spooky horror film made by the fantastic young people from Quarriers Carer Support Service - Moray
Funded by CashBack for Creativity
#InTheMixMoray #CB4C #creativitymatters

A few more photos from the weekend with the group from Quarriers... All photos, filming, music and ideas courtesy of the participants themselves! With CashBack for Creativity and Findhorn Bay Arts. #CB4C #CreativityMatters #InTheMixMoray

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Fantastic first skills development day! Thanks to all involved. Still time to sign up for next month. @RCSneartshub @WildbirdMoray #aberdeenshire


Excellent start to the RCS project in Fraserburgh on Sunday... Looking forward to more music making & creative collaboration over the next few months

Graeme Roger@WildbirdMoray

brilliant start at the taster day with @RCSneartshub in #Fraserburgh #creativitymatters 3

check out this short film made by and featuring participants on the first @RCSneartshub skills development day in #Fraserburgh @Aberdeenshire and turn up the sound to here a track made on the day with @coyoteinit @RCStweets @CreativeScots #creativitymatters

Coming back to Twitter soon!! To catch up with us for now check our Facebook page @coyoteinitiatives

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:
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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!

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Findhorn, Moray, Scotland.