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High Sheriff Award for Base 51
Wednesday 3 March 2021
Charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) in Nottingham are celebrating after receiving a prestigious High Sheriff Award 2021 from Dame Elizabeth Fradd (DBE DL), the High Sheriff of Nottingham. The awards are presented each year to individuals and community groups across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, in order to recognise and honour the important work they do to help others. This year,... Read More
Harmless E-Learning Platform
Monday 1 March 2021
To mark Self Harm Awareness Day today (1 March 2021), Nottingham self harm and suicide prevention charity Harmless is launching a new e-learning platform. The range of affordable and flexible courses have been created in direct response to the mental health crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. A spokesperson for the charity said, "We find ourselves in a mental health crisis. Our referral rates... Read More
Monday 1 March 2021
At the start of the pandemic, Nottingham's Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector had to adapt to new ways of working in order to continue to support the city's most vulnerable. Amazing efforts have taken place to maintain essential services. We recognise and value the ongoing commitment by all in support of our local communities. Back in March/April 2020, NCVS began listing... Read More
Covid-19 asymptomatic test centres open
Friday 26 February 2021
Nottingham City Council has extended its asymptomatic testing offer to residents by opening up two new testing centres for people who are not displaying Covid-19 symptoms. The Portland Centre, on Muskham Street in The Meadows, opened on Tuesday 2 March 2021   Clifton Community Centre, on Southchurch Drive in Clifton, opened on Thursday 4 March 2021 The two new centres offer a free, rapid,... Read More
Friday 26 February 2021
The Youth Endowment Fund (YEF) has released information about a new grant round, worth up to £20 million, which will look to find out what works to keep children out of the criminal justice system. The fund will open for applications on 19 April 2021 and will be centred around answering the following question: Which diversion approaches work best at preventing 10 to 17-year-olds from becoming... Read More
Base 51 receiving their award from the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire
Friday 26 February 2021
Congratulations to Base 51 on being presented with a prestigious High Sheriff's Award in recognition of their valuable services to the community! The young people's charity, which supports anyone aged 11-25 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, was recently visited by Professor Dame Elizabeth Fradd, the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, who presented them with the award at a socially distanced... Read More
Our Community Assets Assessment is a partnership project
Thursday 25 February 2021
NCVS has launched a survey to gain important insight and perspective from those with lived experience of serious violence and gather views from residents in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to feed into our partnership Community Assets Assessment Project. Over the last three weeks, we've held a series of online participation events with key community partners and residents in specific areas across... Read More
#RightNow campaign
Tuesday 23 February 2021
Last week saw the launch of the national #RightNow campaign - part of the #NeverMoreNeeded movement. Using the hashtag #RightNow, charities took to social media on Wednesday (17 February) to send a public message to the government that the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector urgently needs an Emergency Support Fund, so it can continue to provide vital support to communities... Read More
Cash for Kids
Tuesday 23 February 2021
Grant giving charity Cash for Kids is working in partnership with Free Radio, Gem Radio, Signal 1 and Greatest Hits Radio to offer grants of up to £3,000 to families, community groups or registered charities, in the Midlands, which support children and young people (up to and including 18-year-olds) who are affected by poverty, illness, neglect or who have additional needs. Cash for Kids believes... Read More
Monday 22 February 2021
The Women Thrive Fund, delivered by Rosa and Smallwood Trust, is distributing grants of up to £40,000 to specialist women’s organisations across the UK. Organisations should be working to enable women and girls to improve their mental health and wellbeing and/or improve their financial resilience. The fund responds directly to what women’s and girls’ organisations have told Rosa and Smallwood... Read More