If a club is thinking about taking on an asset (property of some kind) consider the following:
- Is it necessary?
- Are there other options available?
- What benefits would it offer?
Who can help?
The Community Ownership Support Service (COSS) are a Scottish Government-funded programme, set up to help community-based groups in Scotland take on land or building assets for their community. COSS advisors are available to provide guidance through the process.
The Asset Transfer Route Map, provides a guide through the four phases to asset acquisition. As a starting point, It is advised in the first instance to begin with Getting Started with Asset Transfer, Phase 2 and Phase 3 link closely to The People, The Money and The Business