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Wednesday 16 June 2021
The Charityworks Kickstart Programme provides fantastic paid employment opportunities for young people looking to take their first steps into a career in the social change sector. As part of the government’s Kickstart scheme, the roles are available to anybody aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit and young people can apply by visiting their local job centre and speaking to their Work... Read More
Asad Fazil, CEO of Al-Hurraya
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Community stalwarts in Nottingham who have dedicated their lives to helping others have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2021.  Among them is Asad Fazil (pictured right), the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Al-Hurraya, who has received an MBE for his services to education. Al-Hurraya was founded, with support from Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS), in... Read More
Tuesday 15 June 2021
The UK Small Grants Programme from The True Colours Trust has been designed to provide grants, of up to £10,000, to UK registered charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) to support projects which work with: Disabled children and young people (up to the age of 25)   Children and young people with life limited conditions   And their families They are particularly keen to support... Read More
Tuesday 15 June 2021
The Garfield Weston Foundation is accepting applications for its Regular Grants Programme. Regular grants of up to £100,000 can be used for: Capital costs - for tangible things, such as a building project, repairs, equipment etc.   Revenue/unrestricted core costs - towards the general running costs of your organisation. The grants are typically unrestricted and can be used towards costs such as... Read More
Loneliness Awareness Week 2021
Tuesday 15 June 2021
This week it's Loneliness Awareness Week (14-18 June 2021), hosted by Marmalade Trust. The campaign aims to raise awareness of loneliness and get people talking about it. After a year of lockdowns, social distancing, and restrictions, more of us are experiencing loneliness than ever, which is having a big impact on our wellbeing. The theme for this year's campaign is acceptance and the tag line... Read More
Independent evaluation of the PDU
Monday 14 June 2021
Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS) is inviting proposals from suitably qualified organisations or individuals to undertake an independent evaluation of the Practice Development Unit (PDU). The PDU is a project run by NCVS in partnership with Opportunity Nottingham. Opportunity Nottingham is part of the National Fulfilling Lives Programme and is funded by the National Lottery... Read More
Trevor Clower with his Lifetime Achievement Award
Monday 14 June 2021
NHS Volunteer/Parent Carer Trevor Clower, has received the Lifetime Achievement Award in the NottinghamshireLive Heroes Awards. The awards celebrate and honour the achievements of the remarkable people who make Nottinghamshire a better place. Trevor won the award in recognition of his work in championing unpaid carers. His dedication, enthusiasm, and commitment have made a big difference to the... Read More
Oliver Taylor of Arnold with his #EUTellThem sign
Thursday 3 June 2021
An urgent new campaign aimed at contacting Nottingham and Nottinghamshire’s more vulnerable, hard-to-reach EU citizens is being coordinated by Nottingham Law Centre. The aim is to make sure that everyone eligible to apply to the government’s EU Settlement Scheme knows they need to act fast before the 30 June (2021) deadline. The Nottingham charity’s word-of-mouth campaign, ‘Must tell my Neighbour... Read More
The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service
Thursday 3 June 2021
Congratulations to Nottingham-based domestic abuse, sexual violence and gender equality charity Equation for receiving The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. The QAVS is the highest award for voluntary groups and is the equivalent of the MBE. It is awarded to outstanding groups of volunteers whose level of initiative and impact are truly exceptional. The charity was nominated for the award by... Read More
Wednesday 2 June 2021
Tap into the talent of final year Nottingham Business School (NBS) students to help develop your organisation and deliver positive change. #NBSBright, run by Nottingham Trent University (NTU), is an innovative NBS business challenge designed to help businesses of all sizes to prosper. NTU students can offer a fresh perspective to help with a range of challenges, for example, how to build your... Read More