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Tuesday 20 April 2021
A PhD researcher at the University of York is carrying out research to consider how inclusive (or not) generic community based social care services, groups and organisations are for older lesbian, gay and bisexual people.  Liz Wands-Murray wants to understand the experiences of people who access these groups or services and those who work or volunteer in them. The research will be carried out... Read More
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Tuesday 20 April 2021
Nominations are now open for The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) 2021. The QAVS is the highest award for voluntary groups and is the equivalent of the MBE. It is awarded to outstanding groups of volunteers whose level of initiative and impact are truly exceptional. Each group is assessed on the benefit they bring to their local community and their standing within that community. ... Read More
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Tuesday 20 April 2021
An award scheme from UK-registered charity UnLtd is providing funding and tailored support to social entrepreneurs, to help them grow their social venture and become social leaders. 50 per cent of the awards will be allocated to go to Black, Asian and minority ethnic social entrepreneurs and/or disabled social entrepreneurs. Applications are being accepted from: Those that have an idea or are in... Read More
Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner
Tuesday 20 April 2021
The candidates standing for election as Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) for Nottinghamshire have been announced. The role of the PCC is to be the voice of the people and hold the police to account. PCC's are elected every four years. The role is diverse but is mainly focussed on the following four areas: Setting the priorities for Nottinghamshire Police Responding to the needs of communities... Read More
Friday 16 April 2021
Grants of up to £5,000 are available from the Schroder Charity Trust to support UK-registered charities with their core and project costs.  In order for a charity to be eligible, their work must feature within any of the following categories: Arts, culture and heritage  Education, training and employment   Environment and conservation  Health and wellbeing  Strengthening communities  This... Read More
Paul Hamlyn Foundation
Friday 16 April 2021
Youth organisations can request core funding of up to £90,000 spread over three years, through the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund. The Youth Fund supports organisations whose main purpose is working with and for young people, aged 14 to 25, who face complex transitions to adulthood. The Youth Fund is designed to be a strategic investment in your organisation, and as such the Foundation prefers... Read More
Friday 16 April 2021
Small to medium organisations in the UK that work with communities facing racial inequality can apply for project or core costs of up to £10,000, through The Global Majority Fund. The fund was launched by Comic Relief in early 2021. In February 2021, Muslim Charities Forum (MCF) were selected as Intermediary Partner to distribute funds on behalf of Comic Relief, National Emergencies Trust (NET),... Read More
Friday 16 April 2021
A new £150 million Community Ownership Fund will be launched by the government this June (2021), to help communities support and continue to benefit from the local facilities, community assets and amenities most important to them.  From summer (2021), community groups will be able to bid for up to £250,000 matched-funding to help them buy or take over local community assets at risk of being lost... Read More
Lloyds Bank Foundation England & Wales
Friday 16 April 2021
Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales has launched its Racial Equity funding for small and local charities that are led by and that support Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities. The funding strand, which opened on 20 April (2021), allows charities to apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000, alongside development support. The funding is open year-round, meaning charities... Read More
Tim Larden, Managing Director of Ladbrook Insurance
Wednesday 7 April 2021
Insurance can play a key role in protecting your charity or community organisation and the income it needs to generate. Some types of cover may be essential and can be a legal requirement for a charity with staff. Other types of insurance safeguard a charity’s finances by insuring property, indemnity or liability risks.  Whether you run a community project or a niche counselling service,... Read More

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