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Family Fund grants available
Monday 8 February 2021
Grants for essential items are available from Family Fund, a UK-wide charity providing support to low-income families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Family Fund grants are available for things like family breaks, household items, computers and tablets, furniture, clothing and more. Helpful information on the application process can be viewed in this video.... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Friday 29 January 2021
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS, writes... I have long been an advocate of the principle that volunteers can do anything. As long as people with the right skills are involved in the right roles, this has always been true. The voluntary sector is made up of hundreds and thousands of small organisations with no paid staff where volunteers have to do everything.  But should... Read More
Tuesday 26 January 2021
People’s Health Trust’s Active Communities Funding Programme is closing for applications in Nottingham at 1pm on Wednesday 3 February 2021. About the programme Active Communities is a funding programme for not-for-profit groups with an income of less than £350,000 a year, seeking investment of between £5,000 and £40,000 for projects lasting up to two years. Using money raised by Health Lottery... Read More
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Do you have experience working or volunteering in a frontline-based role in your community, or have lived experience of issues affecting working-class communities? If so, you may like to consider applying for 2027 - a 12-month, salaried job and professional development programme which gives participants the tools to become leaders in grant-giving organisations. What is 2027? At the heart of 2027... Read More
The national Swap Shop
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Notts Swap Shop has been redirected to become part of the national Swap Shop. The creators behind the platform have made the decision to bring two of the regional Swap Shops (Nottingham and Leicester) together as part of the recently launched UK-wide version. What is The Swap Shop? The free, online platform enables charities and small businesses to swap services and support each other during the... Read More
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Work is progressing on our partnership Community Assets Assessment Project. We've been busy identifying and recently inviting key community partners in known designated hot spots affected by serious violence, across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire, to take part in online participation events. The aim of these invite-only events is to help us to better understand the underlying issues and causes of... Read More
Nottingham Women's Centre
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Nottingham Women's Centre is offering small grants of up to £100 to non-profit women's or LGBT+ organisations in Nottingham who are planning to hold a virtual event or activity to mark LGBT+ History Month (February) or International Women's Day 2021 (8 March). The grant can be spent on costs associated with your activity, for example, Zoom subscription, postage costs to send out activity or craft... Read More
Tuesday 26 January 2021
Is your charity, social organisation or Small to Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) interested in hosting two fully funded University of Nottingham students as remote interns between March and April (2021)? During the University's Easter holiday, you could host two remote interns for 10 days, spread out over the three-week break. The students can support your organisation by completing a short project... Read More
Run, Roll or Ramble for Recovery
Monday 25 January 2021
Nottingham-based drug and alcohol recovery charity Double Impact is launching a virtual fundraising campaign encouraging people to ‘Run, Roll, or Ramble for Recovery’ throughout February (2021). Traditionally, the charity has raised funds through individual fundraisers, completing sporting events and challenges such as the Robin Hood Marathon or the Three Peaks Challenge. This year, however, the... Read More
Groundwork Greater Nottingham launches Green Doctor service
Monday 25 January 2021
Groundwork Greater Nottingham is taking referrals for its new Green Doctor service. The service is open to Nottingham residents in the following wards, Aspley, Leen Valley and Bilborough. The service is also being offered to residents in the Ashfield District Council area. The Green Doctor can help with any of the following: Identifying causes of heat loss in the home Helping identify and tackle... Read More