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Tuesday 12 October 2021
This new Fund, launched in October 2021, focuses on the LGBT+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans) community and is specifically for the people of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. The Spencer Trust Fund supports projects that will help LGBT+ people to get the right support, advice, opportunities and development to become healthy and active people. Grants are available for groups who aren't already... Read More
Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund Phase 2
Tuesday 12 October 2021
The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund Phase 2 is now open for new applications to tackle food poverty. Due to exceptional demand in Phase 1, the Trust has decided to relaunch the fund with another allocation of £100,000.  This is a rolling application process, with no application deadline. Decisions will be made on a weekly basis, and the programme will close when all funds have been... Read More
Monday 11 October 2021
The Triangle Trust is currently accepting applications from across the UK for projects that work with young people with criminal convictions (up to the age of 25 years) to find meaningful and secure employment. The application process has two stages. Following the submission of your initial online application, shortlisted applicants will be asked to host an assessment visit with the Trust's... Read More
Monday 4 October 2021
Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire's latest hot topic is a short survey for people to describe their experiences of accessing NHS dental treatment. Please share the survey link with your contacts. Healthwatch Nottingham and Nottinghamshire has heard lots about how dentistry has been affected by the COVID pandemic, and wants to build a better picture to share information with those who... Read More
Wednesday 29 September 2021
Charities and community groups are invited to apply for up to £10,000 in match funding through a new £1.2million pot from the National Emergencies Trust (NET). Crowdfunder and NET have teamed up to help voluntary and community organisations in the UK overcome the effects of the pandemic. This opportunity aims to support long-term sustainability and open up new avenues of income for local groups... Read More
Tuesday 28 September 2021
NCVS has opened a State of the Sector survey for 2021, and we are asking all local community groups and voluntary organisations to respond. As part of our work to present information on the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) in the city, NCVS has carried out a number of surveys of the sector in previous years. This is the first opportunity to survey the sector since 2016.... Read More
Thursday 16 September 2021
GreenSpace aims to help people tackle and manage their mental ill-health by supporting them to spend time and connect more with nature, the outdoors and green spaces on their doorstep. So, we're really happy that Trent Bridge Community Trust is launching a new, free wellbeing programme, Notts in City Minds. The Trust has lots of experience of working with people with mental ill-health. Notts in... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Dave Thomas Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS writes... Like everyone else, Leaders of Volunteers have had to deal with the effects of the pandemic. Some of us have been able to keep our volunteers involved by moving roles online, home-based or over the phone. Others have created new roles. Some of us have had to suspend our volunteer programme, and our volunteers have either drifted away... Read More
Monday 13 September 2021
Third sector organisations (registered charities and social enterprises) are invited to apply for a grant from the new Make Notts Safe Fund, set up by Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Caroline Henry. The funding is available to help assist the Commissioner with preventing crime, responding to issues of greatest concern in communities, and delivering victim and community support... Read More
Wednesday 25 August 2021
Now that Covid-19 restrictions have eased, The Charity Commission is urging charities to update their governing documents if they intend to continue having telephone or virtual meetings, and this isn't already stated in the document. You are required to: Check your governing document to see whether you are permitted to hold online, telephone or hybrid meetings. If this is not permitted, and you... Read More

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