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Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Friday 9 July 2021
Dave Thomas Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS writes... “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”. This chant has rung out in school playgrounds and where groups of children get together since time immemorial. Even as we chanted this, or heard it chanted, we knew that it wasn’t true but it reminds us that words can hurt and the way we use them is important. If you... Read More
Friday 9 July 2021
UK charities and Community Interest Companies (CICs) that support those facing the impacts of financial and digital exclusion are invited to apply to The Santander Foundation for a share of The Financial & Digital Empowerment Fund. Twelve grants of up to £150,000 per organisation (over a three year period) are being provided by the foundation to support those most excluded from financial... Read More
Nottingham Women's Centre
Friday 9 July 2021
Nottingham Women's Centre has reopened its Gender and Sexual Orientation Partnership Small Grant Fund. The deadline for applications for this round is 5pm on Monday 20 September (2021).  Part of a three year Communities of Identity (COI) funding stream from Nottingham City Council, the fund will provide small grants, of between £500 to £750, to small grassroots organisations in Nottingham (with a... Read More
Tuesday 6 July 2021
The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has partnered with The Ubele Initiative to invest £50 million in Black and ethnic minority charities over the next five years. The new scheme, called The Phoenix Way, is expected to open for funding applications in the autumn (2021). The scheme will create a series of national and regional panels, made up of leaders and decision makers from Black and... Read More
Weston Charity Awards
Tuesday 6 July 2021
Congratulations to Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Refugee Forum (NNRF) for becoming a 2021 Weston Charity Awards winner. NNRF was chosen from 150 applicants, all of whom are frontline charities delivering youth, welfare or community services in the North of England, the Midlands and Wales. They are one of only 20 charities to have received the award. The award gives NNRF the chance to invest in... Read More
Friday 2 July 2021
RideWise, Nottingham’s local environmental charity, is proud to be part of the national Thank You Day, running this Sunday (4 July), supported by Virgin Media O2.  RideWise and 400 other charities in England will be saying ‘thank you’ to their communities and coming together to support kinder, closer neighbourhoods. Big Bike Bonanza  As part of this, RideWise are appealing for people to join them... Read More
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Organisations based in the East Midlands have until 5pm on Wednesday 21 July (2021) to apply for a Digital Development Grant of up to £4,000 to connect children and young people with arts and culture. The Mighty Creatives (TMC) are part of a national network of 10 Bridge organisations funded by Arts Council England to use their experience and expertise to connect children and young people,... Read More
Pain at Work Toolkit
Wednesday 30 June 2021
The PAW toolkit (Pain at Work) is an online digital toolkit created by the University of Nottingham in collaboration with Registered Charity Burning Nights to provide supportive information, advice and guidance for people at work who have chronic or persistent pain. The toolkit has been created from design stage to evaluation in consultation with a wide range of people who have chronic or... Read More
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Endangered animal charity The Frozen Ark, based at The University of Nottingham, is collecting information to help it design a new Citizen Science project. Citizen Science is scientific research, conducted using public participation. Well-known examples include the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch and the Great British Beach Clean. The aim of the project is to help The Frozen Ark with its goal of... Read More
Wednesday 30 June 2021
A new LGBT+ community choir has set up in Nottingham and is looking for members to join. Singing Proud Nottingham is open to everyone who identifies as LGBT+ and lives or works in Nottingham or Nottinghamshire. No previous singing experience is required.  The choir will meet from September on Thursday evenings at St John's Church, Carrington, NG5 2DP. The choir leader is Val Regan, who also runs... Read More

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