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Monday 30 March 2020
Around £11 million has been raised by The National Emergencies Trust (NET) Coronavirus Appeal in just one week. The appeal was launched on 18 March in partnership with the British Red Cross, which manages the donations. Donations can be made online at the organisation's website. Local charities wishing to benefit from the fund should apply through their Community Foundations rather than directly... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
** UPDATE 20/05/2020 - Applications for funding were closed on 8 May 2020 **   The Standard Life Foundation is making funding available for work directly related to the coronavirus pandemic. Grants will be made to organisations which tackle financial problems and improve living standards for those on low-to-middle incomes in the UK. Grants will range from £5,000 to larger amounts and projects... Read More
Monday 30 March 2020
Charities supporting women and girls are being invited to apply for a share of £15 million that is being offered through the government's Tampon Tax Fund. The deadline for applications is midnight on Sunday 31 May 2020. The funding would need to benefit disadvantaged women and girls, tackle violence and support their mental health and wellbeing, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and... Read More
Friday 27 March 2020
Earlier in March we reported that the Bright Ideas Fund which supports new community business ideas had re-opened for applications. This funding programme is now on pause. Power to Change has suspended all current funding programmes, including the Bright Ideas programme, as it is focusing its attention on supporting community businesses affected by COVID-19. All future rounds of this programme... Read More
Tuesday 24 March 2020
Help those in urgent need cope with the impact of COVID-19. A new fund has been set up in Nottingham to help support the most vulnerable in the city during the COVID-19 crisis. The Robin Hood Fund will be administered by Nottingham City Council and given to those local people and organisations working on the frontline to support the city's most vulnerable at this time. Donations are being... Read More
Tuesday 24 March 2020
NCVO is calling on charities to come forward and share details of the direct financial impact that COVID-19 (coronavirus) is having on your organisation, so that they can share this with the government. The request was made on NCVO's Twitter page last week, and yesterday the organisation sent out a mailing to its members with further requests about this issue. The aim is that by highlighting the... Read More
Friday 6 March 2020
The National Diversity Awards, in association with ITV News, are open for nominations until Monday 18 May 2020. The awards celebrate the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work. It's great to see that there are four nominees to vote for in Nottingham including Nottingham and Notts... Read More
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Thursday 27 February 2020
A campaign has been launched by The Consent Coalition in Nottingham to raise awareness of sexual consent and reduce sexual violence. The #GetConsent campaign looks at some of the scenarios where consent is required and asks the question, do you get consent? The Consent Coalition is a group of organisations within Nottingham who are working together to: Raise awareness of the importance of... Read More
Tuesday 25 February 2020
Funded by the Postcode Lottery, Equation is offering free in-house training on Working with Survivors Experiencing Domestic Abuse and Multiple Disadvantage to groups of 10 to 50 people. Ranging from two to three hours per session this training will: Enable participants to understand the relationship between domestic abuse and multiple disadvantage Consider the additional needs of survivors with... Read More
Tuesday 4 February 2020
Help shine a spotlight on barriers to accessing mental health support for those facing addition by taking part in a national campaign from The Fulfilling Lives Programme.  The campaign, running until Sunday 16 February, aims to highlight the fact that those facing addiction often struggle to access mental health support. According to the programme, between April 2018 and March 2019 over 130,000... Read More