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Monday 7 December 2020
BBC Children in Need is pleased to announce that its new Main and Small Grants Programme is now open for applications. The programme is looking to fund projects that enable meaningful change for disadvantaged children and young people. BBC Children in Need gives grants for children and young people aged 18 years and under experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any... Read More
Street Support Nottingham
Sunday 6 December 2020
More than 15 charities that support homeless people across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire have joined forces to launch Street Support Nottingham - an exciting new initiative that connects people and organisations locally to better tackle homelessness. The new web-based service has been set up by members of the Nottingham Homelessness Voluntary Sector Forum and is run by the Street Support Network... Read More
Sunday 6 December 2020
The Association of Mental Health Providers has launched a small grants fund as part of its Mental Health Sustainability Programme. The Mental Health Sustainability Fund will provide grants of up to £5,000 to support the sustainability of small to medium sized mental health voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations through the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond. The Association is keen to... Read More
Friday 4 December 2020
The VCSE Health and Wellbeing Alliance is exploring how data and intelligence held by the voluntary sector is utilised at a local level. The aim of this study is to enable better service planning and address inequalities in public service delivery. The alliance, which includes NCVO and NAVCA, is asking frontline voluntary organisations to complete a short questionnaire to help them determine... Read More
Green Homes Grant Nottinghamshire
Friday 4 December 2020
Local climate change charity, Nottingham Energy Partnership (NEP), has joined forces with Nottinghamshire County Council and E.ON to launch the Green Homes Grant Nottinghamshire. Through the Green Homes Grant Nottinghamshire, eligible residents can now access low-carbon heating systems such as air source heat pumps and solar power to generate hot water and electricity. Solid wall, cavity wall and... Read More
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Friday 4 December 2020
Have you heard of the Toiletries Amnesty? The charitable organisation is working to end hygiene poverty by connecting charities and community groups to local people with unwanted toiletries and cosmetics. How it works Toiletries Amnesty is a free to use directory, where each organisation can list the items they need, and specify whether they accept partly-used or opened products. You can amend... Read More
Thursday 3 December 2020
Funding is available for registered charities and smaller voluntary organisations benefiting people in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire through the Boots Charitable Trust. The independent registered charity wholly funded by Boots UK has, to date, donated over £10 million to charities across the city and county. The Trust also helps smaller voluntary organisations in Nottinghamshire which are too... Read More
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Thursday 3 December 2020
The Nottinghamshire Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has released information about its Community Safety and Violence Reduction Unit Fund for 2021-22. The fund will provide grants of up to £25,000 to third sector community-based organisations (for example registered charities and social enterprises) to enable delivery against the Police and Crime Plan and support the purpose and vision... Read More
Stonebridge City Farm Winter Appeal
Wednesday 2 December 2020
Stonebridge City Farm has launched a Winter Appeal to urgently replace some of its lost income due to Covid-19. The farm, which is a registered charity located in the heart of Nottingham City, estimates that it has lost over £75,000 in expected income as a direct result of the coronavirus crisis. In a message posted on their fundraising page, a spokesperson for the farm said: It has been... Read More
Dear Christmas Friend letter-writing scheme
Wednesday 2 December 2020
A hospital letter writing scheme, set-up in response to the Covid-19 crisis, is being re-launched to bring some festive cheer to patients this Christmas. The 'Dear Friend' scheme was originally set up in April by Age UK Nottingham and Nottinghamshire in partnership with Nottinghamshire Healthcare (NHS Foundation Trust), to help patients at Lings Bar Hospital, West Bridgford, feel less isolated... Read More

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