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Framework Housing Association COVID-19 Emergency Appeal
Thursday 27 August 2020
Framework Housing Association has released figures which show the impact of COVID-19 on people sleeping rough in Nottinghamshire, during the peak of the pandemic. The charity's Street Outreach Team recorded that 178 people were sleeping rough in the county between April and July, of which 40.4% were new to rough sleeping. 88 were accommodated in a hotel thanks to the Government's Everyone In... Read More
Wednesday 26 August 2020
Now that lockdown has eased, a national campaign has been launched to help young people (aged 16-25) stay safe and look out for each other when meeting up. The 'Help Your Mate' campaign, from social care charity Change Grow Live, has been set up in response to seeing an increase in organised gatherings that are putting young people at risk. A spokesperson for the charity said, "After an extended... Read More
Wednesday 26 August 2020
Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations are encouraged to apply for a share of the Government's £3.3 million Health and Wellbeing Fund. The latest round of the fund is based on the theme of 'starting well' and is aimed at improving outcomes for babies and their mothers in deprived areas or from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds from preconception up... Read More
Wednesday 26 August 2020
Community sports clubs are invited to apply for a share of the annual Cash4Clubs scheme, funded by Flutter Entertainment. The initiative has been running for over ten years, providing grants to grassroots sports clubs across the UK and Ireland to improve their facilities, help them purchase new equipment, gain coaching qualifications and invest in their sustainability. Grants ranging from £500 to... Read More
Dave Thomas Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS
Friday 21 August 2020
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS, writes... The pandemic hasn't gone away but now that lockdown has eased, I am seeing a real determination from many Leaders of Volunteers to re-engage with their volunteers and harness the enormous amount of goodwill towards volunteers and volunteering that has come about as a result of the outbreak. Almost six months ago, at the start of... Read More
The Big Give Christmas Challenge 2020
Friday 21 August 2020
Christmas may seem in the distant future, however, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF) is now collecting pledges for their 'Christmas Recovery Campaign' run through the national 'The Big Give Christmas Challenge'. This is the UK's biggest match funding campaign which runs every year for seven days, offering supporters of participating charities the opportunity to have their... Read More
Wednesday 19 August 2020
During the pandemic, Nottingham's Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector had to adapt to new ways of working in order to continue to support the city's most vulnerable. Below we have provided a list of the organisations (we've been made aware of) which are still running and the services they are offering at this time. Please note, this list has been compiled by collecting... Read More
Lloyds Bank Foundation England & Wales logo
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