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Practice Development Unit Nottingham
Friday 6 November 2020
We are very pleased to announce that our Practice Development Unit (PDU) will soon be launching its own e-learning package! The PDU has partnered with Opportunity Nottingham and Framework to develop a suite of free e-learning modules that will be particularly relevant to anyone working with or providing support to people who experience multiple disadvantage. Multiple Disadvantage refers to people... 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
Lucy Fisher, NCVS PA and Office Administrator
Friday 23 October 2020
A blog post about inclusive employment... We have sadly waved goodbye to our fantastic PA and Office Administrator Lucy Fisher, who has left NCVS to embark on a new chapter of her career. Before she left, Lucy, who has Cerebral Palsy, surprised us with a very moving blog post about her employment experience at NCVS and the ongoing support she has received with her disability. We are honoured to... 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
African Health Policy Network funding image
Wednesday 21 October 2020
The African Health Policy Network is offering three levels of grants in their 'BAME Healthy Communities Surviving Covid-19: Resilience and Rebuilding from the Grass Roots' scheme. They are particularly interested in supporting wellbeing projects by Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) led organisations that demonstrate that they are people/service user centered.  For the purposes of this fund... Read More
Nottingham Women's Centre's Small Grants Fund opens
Wednesday 21 October 2020
Applications are now open for the Gender and Sexual Orientation Partnership Small Grant Fund from Nottingham Women's Centre.  The centre is looking for organisations to work with them on improving the lives of women, girls and LGBT+ people in Nottingham. Grants of around £500-£750 are available through the fund for small grassroots organisations, with a turnover of less than £10,000, to use for... Read More