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Mental Health Sustainability Fund open for applications
Monday 26 July 2021
The Association of Mental Health Providers is pleased to announce the launch of the second round of its Mental Health Sustainability Fund. The fund will provide grants of up to £5,000 to support the sustainability of mental health Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) provider organisations, with a turnover of £0-£250,000. VCSE mental health organisations have a vital role to play in... Read More
Love Parks Week photo campaign
Monday 26 July 2021
To celebrate Love Parks Week, the GreenSpace project team at NCVS is encouraging you to get outside, if you can, and share a picture of your favourite park or green space with us on social media. The aim of our GreenSpace programme is to connect people with nature-based activities and green groups in their local community to support their health and wellbeing. Over the next two years, GreenSpace ... Read More
Easyfundraising turns everyday online shopping into free donations for your charity.
Friday 23 July 2021
We're working in collaboration with fundraising website easyfundraising to provide you with a simple way to generate additional income for your voluntary and community sector organisation or group. Easyfundraising, which has been running since 2005, enables people to support charities simply by shopping online. It does this by turning everyday online shopping into free donations for a nominated... Read More
Nature connection is important for our mental health and wellbeing.
Wednesday 21 July 2021
Connecting with nature helped many of us cope during the first lockdown in Spring 2020 but new data from Natural England has revealed that this was a short-term relationship for some. The latest data from Natural England’s People and Nature Survey shows that levels of nature connectedness fell by 25 per cent between April 2020 and April 2021, meaning fewer people reported feeling a part of nature... Read More
Tuesday 20 July 2021
Charities and community/voluntary groups can apply for grants from a new government programme to take over local assets such as pubs, theatres and parks. The first round of the government’s Community Ownership Fund (COF) will close on Friday 13 August (2021). It will distribute £150 million over the next four years. Charities can bid for grants of up to £50,000 in revenue funding, and the... Read More
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