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Tuesday 20 July 2021
NCVO is looking for voluntary/community organisations to share their concerns and experiences about the government's lifting of Covid-19 restrictions. In a recent statement, NCVO said it had no plans to change things itself and encouraged VCSE sector organisations to 'take their time to consider, plan and clearly communicate' what the changes will mean for their organisation and those they work... Read More
Nottingham City Council and NCVS are running consultation events on the VCS Grants Programme
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Nottingham City Council is undertaking a review of the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) Grants Programme. The current programme is coming to an end in March 2022. Please don't miss this opportunity to feed directly into the process to help shape the future of the VCS Grants Programme. Louise Graham, VCS Partnerships Manager at Nottingham City Council, is leading the consultation process and... Read More
Monday 12 July 2021
NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are running a consultation to inform the creation of a new holistic, healthy lifestyle service for children and young people who are significantly above a healthy weight without having other health issues. This service will provide support for those in Nottingham City and Nottinghamshire County (not including Bassetlaw). The... Read More
SupportDontDeport Pledge from Homeless Link
Monday 12 July 2021
Homeless Link, the national membership body for frontline homeless agencies, is calling on local authorities and charities who regularly support people experiencing rough sleeping, to come together and sign a pledge to #SupportDontDeport people sleeping rough. The call for action follows on from Home Office changes to Immigration Rules in October 2020, which made rough sleeping grounds for... Read More
Sunday 11 July 2021
Applications are now open for the 2022 GSK IMPACT Awards, funded by GSK and managed in partnership with The King's Fund. The awards recognise charities doing excellent work to improve health and wellbeing. They are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income of between £120,000 and £3 million. Up to 20... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Friday 9 July 2021
Dave Thomas Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS writes... “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. This chant has rung out in school playgrounds and where groups of children get together since time immemorial. Even as we chanted this, or heard it chanted, we knew that it wasn’t true but it reminds us that words can hurt and the way we use them is important. If you... Read More
Friday 9 July 2021
UK charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) that support those facing the impacts of financial and digital exclusion are invited to apply to The Santander Foundation for a share of The Financial & Digital Empowerment Fund. Twelve grants of up to £150,000 per organisation (over a three year period) are being provided by the foundation to support those most excluded from financial... Read More
Nottingham Women's Centre
Friday 9 July 2021
Nottingham Women's Centre has reopened its Gender and Sexual Orientation Partnership Small Grant Fund. The deadline for applications for this round is 5pm on Monday 20 September (2021).  Part of a three year Communities of Identity (COI) funding stream from Nottingham City Council, the fund will provide small grants, of between £500 to £750, to small grassroots organisations in Nottingham (with a... Read More
Tuesday 6 July 2021
The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has partnered with The Ubele Initiative to invest £50 million in Black and ethnic minority charities over the next five years. The new scheme, called The Phoenix Way, is expected to open for funding applications in the autumn (2021). The scheme will create a series of national and regional panels, made up of leaders and decision makers from Black and... Read More
Weston Charity Awards
Tuesday 6 July 2021
Congratulations to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF) for becoming a 2021 Weston Charity Awards winner. NNRF was chosen from 150 applicants, all of whom are frontline charities delivering youth, welfare or community services in the North of England, the Midlands and Wales. They are one of only 20 charities to have received the award. The award gives NNRF the chance to invest in... Read More

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