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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
Thursday 23 December 2021
While there is rapid progress in delivering Covid vaccinations to the citizens of Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, there remain inequalities in take up by some groups and communities that the Nottinghamshire Local Resilience Forum (LRF) are seeking to address. The role of community and voluntary organisations in the progress made so far has been significant. From local spontaneous community action... Read More
Thursday 23 December 2021
Your Best Friend empowers all 13-24 year old girls, young women, and non-binary people with knowledge and confidence to help their friends - helping each other understand young people’s relationships and what happens when they become unsafe. The Your Best Friend Fund is distributing £300,000 in grants to organisations and groups based in England and Wales to create their own ideas and projects... Read More
Thursday 23 December 2021
This fund is for organisations operating in Nottinghamshire county areas only. Nottinghamshire County Council recognises the huge contribution that the Voluntary and Community Sector has made to lives of residents over many years which has been brought into sharp focus during the Covid-19 pandemic. A new discretionary grant funding scheme, the Local Communities Fund, is the successor to the Local... Read More
Jules Sebelin, Chief Executive Officer for NCVS
Wednesday 22 December 2021
As the end of 2021 approaches, Jules Sebelin writes: I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a wonderful holiday break, whichever way you choose to celebrate or reflect. I recognise that, for some, this time of year is even busier than usual while you provide support for some of our most at risk citizens. Please look after yourselves and your volunteers while you carry out your... 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
Tuesday 7 December 2021
Two new reports have made the news in the last couple of weeks, and could influence the future governmental policy response to volunteering. The Royal Voluntary Service (RVS) surveyed 2,500 UK adults in its Volunteering for a Healthier Britain report. The study asked about the wellbeing, health, volunteering activity and social connectedness of people to understand whether it had been affected... Read More
We've moved announcement
Thursday 11 November 2021
After roughly 22 years at 7 Mansfield Road, NCVS has moved. Having gone through a very long process, the sale of the building on Mansfield Road is now complete. We've taken up temporary offices at Foxhall Business Centre on King Street while we consider our business needs and longer term plan. Our full office address for your records is: Foxhall Business Centre, 2 King Street, Nottingham NG1... Read More
Well done Ecoworks Nottingham for winning £100 with easyfundraising
Wednesday 10 November 2021
NCVS partnered with easyfundraising earlier this year to tell you about this simple and easy way to raise money for your group or organisation. The fundraising website enables community organisations to generate an income by turning online shopping into donations. Over 6,000 leading retailers will all donate to your organisation for free. See more on our website here. This November, the... Read More
Thursday 28 October 2021
Groundwork is managing this new fund on behalf of Comic Relief in England. Comic Relief Community Fund (England) is a two-year fund and there will be three grant application rounds. The fund is for charitable organisations with an income of less than £250,000 to deliver projects within four themes: A Safe Place To Be – supporting people to rebuild their lives because of homelessness or forced... Read More