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Thursday 13 January 2022
Funding is available to non-profit organisations in the Severn Trent region and will be awarded to new projects aiming to boost environmental sustainability, reduce carbon and help communities care for nature. Eligible organisations with an average annual income of less than £500,000 over the last three years can apply for £5,000, £10,000 or £20,000 of funding. Projects must link to at least one... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Thursday 13 January 2022
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS writes... Whenever I go to network meetings or conferences, I enjoy a game of Buzzword Bingo as much as anyone. But there’s a word that has been creeping into the vocabulary of volunteering which deserves rather more than a tick on the bingo card. That word is “Impact”. It’s become very popular, although its meaning is sometimes a little... Read More
The Screwfix Foundation
Thursday 13 January 2022
The Screwfix Foundation welcomes applications from local registered charities and not-for-profit organisations to support projects that will fix, repair, maintain, and improve properties and community facilities for those in need. Funding of up to £5,000 is available through the Foundation and all applications are reviewed individually on a quarterly basis. The review dates are in March, June,... Read More
Wednesday 12 January 2022
The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support voluntary and community groups to develop creative and cultural activities as part of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations in June 2022. The fund has been created by Arts Council England (ACE) with funds from the National Lottery, and is being distributed in partnership with UK Community Foundations. The fund is open to voluntary and community... Read More
Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries
Thursday 30 December 2021
Have you heard of the Nottinghamshire Crisis Sanctuaries service? Launched in 2021, the vital service provides mental health crisis support to local communities across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Provided in partnership between local charities Nottinghamshire Mind, Turning Point, Framework and Harmless, the Crisis Sanctuaries service is available in Nottingham City, Worksop, Mansfield, Newark... Read More
Recovery Links Nottinghamshire
Thursday 30 December 2021
Double Impact Services, the drug and alcohol recovery charity, has been awarded £479,805 in funding from The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, to be used over a period of four years. The funding will support people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire with alcohol and drug issues. It comes as welcome news to the charity, who have worked in the city... Read More
Wednesday 29 December 2021
This opportunity has come to NCVS via the East Midlands Volunteer Centres Network. Embrace Harlaxton is a new student-led communication consultancy undertaking pro bono work with voluntary and community sector organisations in the East Midlands. It offers real world experiences for students from the University of Evansville in the USA studying at its British Campus at Harlaxton, near Grantham.... Read More
Wednesday 29 December 2021
A new project at Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is seeking to engage with the voices of activists who are fighting or have fought on issues of refugee rights. This is part of a larger NTU project - "Voices of Activism in Nottingham" - working with partners in the community, city council, and museum sector to develop public awareness and engagement with Nottingham’s activist past and present.... Read More
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Wednesday 29 December 2021
As part of the GreenSpace green social prescribing project, we are adding a little sunshine to Blue Monday and turning it green, promoting mental health awareness and opening discussions in the community around mental health. This online event aims to break down the preconceptions about mental health and to provide participants with ways in which they can help and support people. The event will... Read More
Friday 24 December 2021
Counterculture Partnership LLP has been commissioned to help develop a joined-up vision: Nottingham - A Vision for Music. Led by a steering group and working with a wide range of partners, this work will support the recovery and prosperity of the sector. They want to hear views from audience members and all corners of the industry – amateur, voluntary and professional - to help establish an... Read More