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Wednesday 8 December 2021
Nottingham City Council's Employment and Skills team (Nottingham Jobs) and Community and Family Learning team have partnered with NCVS to access funding which will allow equipment to be distributed to Nottingham City residents in need of digital support. The funding is being used to buy laptops and WIFI dongles for individuals without digital access who can then use the equipment for Employment... 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
Practice Development Unit (PDU) Nottingham
Tuesday 24 August 2021
The Practice Development Unit (PDU) is seeking contributors from specialist organisations to work together in developing new e-learning resources exploring gender responsive and culturally sensitive approaches in working with people facing Severe and Multiple Disadvantage (SMD). The work has been commissioned by Nottingham City Integrated Care Partnership (ICP), to raise awareness of the... Read More
RideWise's vandalised Bike Workshop in Nottingham
Thursday 19 August 2021
The team at RideWise have been left devasted after finding out that the charity's volunteer-run Bike Workshop has been hit by vandalism and theft. The charity's Bike Workshop has had a range of items stolen including bikes, tools, fridges, hydraulic pumps and a variety of workshop materials, even the workshop’s resident dog has had his bed and bowls taken. RideWise is a Nottingham based charity... Read More
Nottingham City of Sanctuary Award
Tuesday 10 August 2021
Nottingham City of Sanctuary has awarded Nottingham Playhouse their Theatre of Sanctuary award. It reflects the tremendous work the theatre has done over many years to encourage participation and accessibility to people seeking sanctuary in the city. Highlights have included productions that reflect the experience of asylum seekers and refugees such as The Kite Runner and Kindertransport, plays... Read More
Tuesday 10 August 2021
Advocacy and support charity POhWER is providing a new mental health service for the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The organisation's role is that of a Community Mental Health Link Worker and they aim to deliver a wraparound service in the form of a social prescribing model that will add vital support for patients on discharge and transition between inpatient mental health... Read More
Join easyfundraising and NCVS for an informative webinar on how to use the fundraising platform
Friday 6 August 2021
easyfundraising is a simple way to generate additional income for your voluntary or community sector organisation/group. The online fundraising platform enables people to support charities simply by shopping online. It does this by turning everyday online shopping into free donations for a nominated cause of the customer's choice. You can find out more about easyfundraising and our partnership... Read More
Wednesday 28 July 2021
Phase Two of the Movement for Good Awards is now open. Recognising the vital importance of longer-term funding, Ecclesiastical plan to give 30 charities £10,000 each to help them bring ambitious new ideas to life. Ecclesiastical will also award an additional £50,000 to two of the winning charities to help them get more ambitious projects off the ground. One charity can then qualify for a further... Read More
CSJ Awards from The Centre for Social Justice
Tuesday 27 July 2021
Nominations are being accepted for The CSJ Awards 2022, run by The Centre for Social Justice. The annual, high profile award ceremony honours the best grassroot, poverty-fighting charities and social enterprises across the UK.   The Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) is an independent think tank that exists to tackle poverty across the country. It seeks to work closely with its network of locally... Read More
Love Parks Week photo campaign
Monday 26 July 2021
To celebrate Love Parks Week, the GreenSpace project team at NCVS is encouraging you to get outside, if you can, and share a picture of your favourite park or green space with us on social media. The aim of our GreenSpace programme is to connect people with nature-based activities and green groups in their local community to support their health and wellbeing. Over the next two years, GreenSpace ... Read More