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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
Tuesday 28 January 2020
The closing date for this round of funding is Friday 28 February 2020. Voluntary and community groups across Nottinghamshire can now apply for the latest round of grants from the Nottinghamshire County Council Local Improvement Scheme (LIS) Capital Fund 2020-2021. The scheme helps local communities to be more sustainable by providing grants to organisations which seek to make a difference in... Read More
Tuesday 28 January 2020
Applications in this round close at 11.59pm on Tuesday 11 February 2020. The Aviva Community Fund has opened for applications and will be awarding £250,000 per quarter to a range of small charity projects, with a total of £1m over the year. The fund was set up by Aviva in 2010 with the aim of supporting small and local charities. Projects will have to include an element of novelty, be it the use... Read More
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Tuesday 14 January 2020
NCVS is working alongside the NHS in Nottingham to contribute to the successful implementation of Social Prescribing in local communities. Part of the NHS England Long Term Plan to deliver personalised care, Social Prescribing is when GP’s, nurses, other primary care professionals and local agencies refer patients to a Link Worker (or similar role) who enables them to access appropriate support... Read More