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Thursday 12 November 2020
The new Emergency Assistance Grant from the Government Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) is now being distributed by local authorities across England. Nottingham's share of the money is being allocated by Nottingham City Council to organisations and groups within the city that are providing support to those individuals most impacted by COVID-19. Grants of between £1,000... Read More
Notts and Lincs Credit Union logo
Tuesday 10 November 2020
The Nottingham Credit Union has recently merged with the Lincolnshire Credit Union to form the Notts & Lincs Credit Union.  Due to the financial impacts of the Covid-19 crisis, a Credit Union is more relevant and more needed than ever before, that is why NCVS is shining a spotlight on the support Notts & Lincs Credit Union can provide to local residents. What is a Credit Union? A Credit... Read More
Tuesday 10 November 2020
A new £1.4 million fund from Arts Council England will launch this month (November 2020) to support voluntary, community and faith groups and social enterprises with increasing social connectedness and helping communities cope with the impact of Covid-19. Grants of between £25,000 and £50,000 will be available through the Thriving Communities Fund for projects that bring together place-based... Read More
Monday 9 November 2020
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has secured £1.66 million per year, up to 2024, to allocate to voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations to help them reach vulnerable and marginalised customer groups. HMRC is keen for VCS organisations to help their service-users form or rebuild a relationship with HMRC that enables them to engage directly with the government department in the future. VCS... Read More
Thursday 29 October 2020
A £1.4 million fund has opened for charities developing or adapting their services in response to the coronavirus crisis. The Peter Sowerby Foundation is inviting charities to apply to its Increasing Access Fund, which will make grants available to ensure key services can continue amid Covid-19 restrictions. The Foundation said in a statement that it will look to support work in the key areas of... Read More
Thursday 29 October 2020
The deadline is fast approaching for two national funds providing support to women's organisations. The Women's Sector Resilience Fund and the Covid-19 Frontline Women's Fund are both closing in early November (10 and 16 November respectively). In order to support women’s organisations with applying for these funds, Rosa will be hosting a webinar with Smallwood Trust on Tuesday 3 November, 11am-... Read More
Thursday 29 October 2020
Nottinghamshire Community Foundation is managing the application process for local groups wishing to apply for a new fund made available by the Co-op.  In conjunction with the NET Coronavirus Appeal Programme, the Co-op Fund has been set up to effectively and efficiently support local voluntary and community organisations that are helping vulnerable people impacted by the Covid-19 crisis. This is... Read More
Monday 26 October 2020
Services For Empowerment and Advocacy (SEA), has been awarded six months of funding to provide a new Advocacy and Participation Service to vulnerable people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. With this funding SEA will be able to: Help more vulnerable people get their voices heard and their needs met Provide impartial support from experienced advocates, to help individuals navigate through often... Read More
PWC's ColourBrave Charity Committee
Friday 23 October 2020
Up to £25,000 in grant funding support is available for Black-led social enterprises in the UK.  As part of PWC's commitment to continue to build an inclusive culture and tackle racial inequality, the organisation has recently appointed a committee, called the ColourBrave Charity Committee, which will be allocating grants, in the range of £2,000 up to £25,000, to increase support for Black-led... Read More
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Small grants of up to £2,500 are available for UK-registered charities, with an annual turnover of less than £1 million, to improve their digital presence. The funding is being offered by independent UK-registered charity The Fat Beehive Foundation to be used for websites and on digital products. Projects should have a positive social benefit. The funding is intended for charities working in the... Read More