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Tuesday 16 August 2022
After a break of two years, Nottingham City Council and One Nottingham are inviting nominations for people to be recognised through the Nottingham Awards 2022. The deadline for nominations is Monday 22 August 2022. The Nottingham Awards recognise the efforts of individuals who have contributed substantially to the development, growth or wellbeing of the city of Nottingham and its residents. The... Read More
Introducing Community Champions - photo of people wearing 'Volunteer' t-shirts
Thursday 21 April 2022
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) is working in partnership with the Nottingham City Council Public Health team and local NHS services to develop a team of Community Champions. Are you interested in a new volunteering opportunity or would you consider taking on additional volunteering to complement your current volunteer role? We are actively seeking volunteers to join a new... Read More
Tuesday 8 February 2022
We were delighted to hear from one of last year's successful applicants recently – currently a 2027 Associate with this talent programme after seeing information in our NCVS e-bulletin back in January 2021! Two people from Nottingham were accepted onto the programme last year. Could you be next? Applications are now open for the October 2022 intake. Do you have experience working or volunteering... 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
Friday 24 December 2021
Applications for Pilotlight 360 are now open for charities and social enterprises based across the UK. Leaders of ambitious organisations tackling social disadvantage in the UK can apply for this innovative free mentoring programme, designed to tackle the issues they are facing and amplify their impact. Over a 10-month period, successful applicants will benefit from the support of four business... Read More
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

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