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New Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund set up
Wednesday 29 July 2020
A new initiative to tackle food poverty has been launched by The Coalfields Regeneration Trust. The trust, which is the only organisation dedicated to supporting the UK's former coal mining communities, has joined forces with Company Shop to award fast track funds (in the form of membership e-vouchers) to local projects that deliver food provision in the community, this includes food banks, food... Read More
Monday 27 July 2020
A coalition of leading voices in UK charities has called on the Government to temporarily increase the level of Gift Aid that can be claimed on donations. The move to boost the Gift Aid charities receive from eligible donations comes as charities of all sizes face a crisis to their income caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest sector research shows that charities are on average having to... Read More
Saturday 25 July 2020
Charities and not for profit organisations whose main focus is on providing support to refugees, asylum seekers or migrants can take advantage of a new £5 million COVID-19 Support Fund. The fund, set up by Barrow Cadbury Trust in partnership with the National Lottery Community Fund, will distribute emergency response funding to help relieve hardship caused by the pandemic among refugees, asylum... Read More
Friday 24 July 2020
Grants of up to £100,000 are available through the COVID-19 Community-Led Organisations Recovery Scheme for community organisations in England that are facing financial difficulties as a result of the pandemic. The £9.5 million recovery scheme is aimed at organisations delivering services in their local community to support people who are at high risk from COVID-19, with an emphasis on Black,... Read More
Friday 24 July 2020
Nottingham City Council is seeking the public's views on its proposals to make an additional £12.5 million of budget cuts in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent article published in the council's summer newsletter, the Local Authority makes clear that 'the Government's failure to fully cover the costs of the pandemic, has forced the council to make additional budget cuts which will... Read More
Monday 20 July 2020
Nottinghamshire Victim CARE is looking to extend its work with local groups and organisations that support Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. The service supports victims of crime (including hate crime) and anti-social behaviour across the county. It was commissioned by the Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner in 2017 and is delivered by social business Catch22. The... Read More
Jill Davies and Pauleen Davies at the site of the new build
Thursday 16 July 2020
Radford Care Group is getting ready to open the doors on its brand new centre, made possible thanks to the generous support of Nottingham businesses and its communities. The £854,000 eco-friendly building, built by O'Keeffe Building Services, will allow the charity to double its capacity, accommodating up to 75 people comfortably on a day-to-day basis. It has been carefully designed to ensure it... Read More
Campaign launched to encourage Nottingham's Chinese community to report hate crimes
Thursday 16 July 2020
A campaign is being run in Nottingham to support the Chinese community after reports of COVID-19 related hate crime. Incidents have been reported of people being targeted simply because coronavirus was first reported in China. The campaign, launched by Nottingham City Council, Communities Inc, Nottinghamshire Police and others partners, aims to address this issue by working with Nottingham's East... Read More
Wednesday 15 July 2020
New funding has been announced to support Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) treatment and recovery organisations who have been working on the frontline of the COVID-19 pandemic. The response fund is being distributed by Collective Voice, the national alliance of drug and alcohol treatment charities, on behalf of the Government's Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and... Read More
New LGBTQ+ COVID-19 Fund to launch
Tuesday 14 July 2020
LGBTQ+ organisations and groups across the UK are being asked to register their interest for a new emergency fund which will provide grants of up to £15,000, to support organisations through the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. METRO Charity in partnership with NAZ, Equality Network, The Rainbow Project, Umbrella Cymru, Yorkshire MESMAC and Birmingham LGBT will be cascading the £585,000 fund from... Read More