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Monday 17 August 2020
Small and local charities helping people overcome complex social issues can now apply for two-year unrestricted grants of £50,000 with dedicated organisational development support from Lloyds Bank Foundation England & Wales. The £7.4 million COVID Recovery Fund will offer around 150 charities unrestricted grants alongside a development partner to help charities navigate a tumultuous future.... Read More
Friday 14 August 2020
Nottingham Trent University is inviting community groups and social enterprises to tap into the talent of its final year business school students by taking part in the #NBSBright Business Challenge. The opportunity has been created by the Nottingham Business School (NBS) to help businesses of all sizes to prosper in an uncertain climate. It works by pairing up students with an organisation that ... Read More
Friday 14 August 2020
The NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to hear the views of the public to understand and shape future mental health early support services for children and young people, aged up to 25 years. The CCG would like to hear from parents, carers and professionals to help it understand their experiences and report on what support has been like at the early... Read More
Friday 14 August 2020
After the success of Nottingham Bike Aid during lockdown, Nottingham City Council has secured additional funding allowing RideWise, Sustrans and Nottingham Bike Works to continue to work together to offer personalised travel plans and bikes to low-income workers. Bike Aid 2 focusses on workers who don’t have access to a car, want to avoid using public transport for their commute and maybe finding... Read More
Thursday 13 August 2020
A short documentary has been released by Nottingham City Council which explores the question of what comes next for community spirit in Nottingham. A silver lining of the pandemic has been the community response and effort of Nottingham's neighbours, faith, community and voluntary groups in helping others through this difficult time. However, as lockdown eases and the government's shielding... Read More
Practice Development Unit Nottingham
Wednesday 12 August 2020
Our Practice Development Unit (PDU) is looking for volunteers to help test and provide feedback on its new e-learning modules. The PDU aims to promote and facilitate collaborative learning and the sharing of good practice among professionals in Nottingham and neighbouring areas, who work with people experiencing multiple disadvantages, such as mental health, substance misuse, homelessness and... Read More
Nottingham Swap Shop
Wednesday 12 August 2020
NCVS is championing a new community initiative that enables charities and small businesses to swap services and support each other during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. The Notts Swap Shop is a free platform that allows organisations and individuals in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire to connect with and help each other by swapping skills and services online. Now more than ever, local charities... Read More
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS
Monday 10 August 2020
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS, writes... A very wise Leader of Volunteers once told me that it’s hard enough to get a volunteer to turn up once, but it’s far harder to get them to turn up for a second or third time. As Leaders of Volunteers, you put a lot of energy into attracting volunteers by creating great volunteer role profiles, superb social media posts and polished... Read More
NAVCA #HeartOfOurCommunity campaign
Monday 10 August 2020
NAVCA (National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) has launched a new campaign to shine a spotlight on the vital role that local infrastructure organisations play in supporting their communities. The #HeartOfOurCommunity campaign describes local infrastructure as 'the beating heart of a community's voluntary sector', highlighting how CVS's, like NCVS, support, develop and represent... Read More
Monday 3 August 2020
Nottingham City Council, Nottinghamshire County Council and Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are working with groups and organisations to better understand how services across all sectors are involved in helping and responding to those in suicide crisis. This is so they can bring together a range of different perspectives and looking forward, share learning... Read More