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Breakaway Futures programme has funded places available
Wednesday 10 February 2021
The Breakaway Futures programme has funded places available until November 2023 for anyone who is unemployed, over the age of 16 and lives within the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area which includes Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. Breakaway Futures is run by local charity Transform Training which specialises in emotional education supporting participants' emotional literacy and... Read More
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG - messages about the Covid-19 Vaccination
Wednesday 10 February 2021
We're working with Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to encourage local community organisations to share important information about the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme with their networks and service-users. We're particularly keen for Nottingham's Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector to share this information with those in their communities that... Read More
Monday 8 February 2021
Near Neighbours has a new grant programme open. The charity is offering small grants, of up to £4,000, to Nottingham projects that are supporting communities affected by the pandemic. The fund is for projects that: Support Communities - who have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic Are Locally Embedded - representing the communities they seek to serve Support the Emerging Needs of the... Read More
Monday 8 February 2021
Funding of up to £1,000 is available to help small grassroots groups that work with refugees and asylum seekers and their communities in Nottingham, and who have ideas for projects or activities that will either directly benefit individuals from these communities or help build stronger community organisations. The Refugee and Asylum Seeker Communities of Identity (COI) Small Grants Scheme is... Read More
Epic Partners logo
Monday 8 February 2021
Nottingham-based charity Epic Partners has been granted an award from the Garfield Weston Foundation to support local residents with a range of training or communication needs. If you're aged 21 or over and live in the St Ann's or Sneinton wards of Nottingham, you can access free support through the charity with any of the following: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), English, Maths... Read More
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

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