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Nottingham Safeguarding Trainers Paul Langley & Celina Adams
Tuesday 12 January 2021
Safeguarding and protecting people from harm goes beyond simply implementing policies and processes. Safeguarding responsibilities should be a governance priority for all charities, groups and organisations. This includes people who benefit from your charity’s work, staff, volunteers, and any other people who may come into contact with your charity. Up to date safeguarding training is also often... Read More
Monday 11 January 2021
Participants (aged over 18) are being sought for an online interview, conducted through a Nottingham Trent University research project, to investigate what the social prescribing connection process to community groups involves and how people's interests and needs are being matched to existing community groups. Opinions from community group leaders who have had or suspect they may have had... Read More
Monday 11 January 2021
Charities and community groups dealing with the impact of Covid-19 are invited to apply for a grant of up to £1,000 through the NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund. The fund is available in areas that are local to NFU operations in the UK. In 2020, the organisation provided financial support to 49 community groups and charities working on the frontline of the pandemic. The donations helped provide... Read More
RunnyMede Unbound programme
Monday 11 January 2021
Passionate about racial justice in the UK? Thinking about a career change or new direction? Returning to employment after a long absence? Apply to join The Runnymede Trust on a paid 11-month training and development scheme, open to adults of all ages and backgrounds. The Runnymede Unbound programme will focus on developing your skills, knowledge and experience in policy, communications,... Read More
The True Colours Trust logo
Monday 11 January 2021
The True Colours Trust has recently reopened its UK Small Grants scheme and is able to provide grants, of up to £10,000, to UK registered charities and CICs that work with and deliver projects for disabled children and young people, life-limited children and young people, and their families. The programme is open to applications at any time. The Trust aims to respond to all applications with a... Read More
Monday 11 January 2021
The Small Charities Coalition has been awarded £50,000 from the Betty Messenger Charitable Foundation to make small grants available to charities that are temporarily struggling, but otherwise viable. Small grants of between £100 to £1,000 are available to small, registered charities, which are primarily UK-based, with an annual income of under £1 million. In order to be eligible to apply,... Read More
Volunteering safely during the pandemic
Friday 8 January 2021
We are once again in lockdown and that means that there are likely to be vulnerable people in Nottingham that could use some help. Here are a few ways you might be able to get involved with volunteering in your local community at this time. If possible, volunteer from home If you can, you should volunteer from home or in your local neighbourhood. You may have neighbours who are shielding or self-... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Friday 8 January 2021
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS, writes... We are once again in lockdown and that means there will be a lot of vulnerable people out there who need the voluntary sector's help. The good news is that volunteering is allowed in lockdown including, where necessary, travel and overnight stays. However, we should be very mindful of ensuring that volunteering support is carried... Read More
Tuesday 8 December 2020
Local charity Himmah, in partnership with FareShare, has launched a membership scheme to help tackle food poverty in Nottingham. The Nottingham People's Pantry is a food membership and support project for low-income households who are struggling to afford groceries. Participants in the scheme have a choice of: Tier 1 - paying £10 for up to 15kg of food Tier 2 - paying £20 for up to 30kg of food... Read More
Monday 7 December 2020
BBC Children in Need is pleased to announce that its new Main and Small Grants Programme is now open for applications. The programme is looking to fund projects that enable meaningful change for disadvantaged children and young people. BBC Children in Need gives grants for children and young people aged 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any... Read More