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Friday 5 June 2020
Nottingham-based charity We R Here has been named as one of 230 UK recipients of this year's Queen's Award for Voluntary Service. The prestigious award is considered the MBE for voluntary groups and recognises the exceptional service they make within their communities. The winners are announced every year on the 2 June which is the anniversary of the Queen's coronation. Last year a record number... Read More
Friday 5 June 2020
Nottingham's largest-ever food programme is being launched in response to the COVID-19 crisis to support those most in need in the city. The new initiative is being funded by Nottingham City Council and The Robin Hood Fund who are providing up to £29,000 in joint funding to support more than 40 food banks and social eating projects across Nottingham. The funding will enable food poverty charity... Read More
Friday 5 June 2020
Local voluntary and community groups are invited to bid for a share of a new £50,000 fund which has been set up to support Nottingham families impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The COVID-19 Ideas Fund has been launched by Small Steps Big Changes (SSBC) in partnership with the Nottinghamshire Community Foundation. Grants of between £1,000 to £6,000 are available. SSBC is looking for innovative and... Read More
Wednesday 3 June 2020
Voluntary organisations working in the criminal justice system with under £500,000 annual income can apply now for grant funding to support their vital work during COVID-19. Clinks is pleased to be distributing £275,000 on behalf of Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) and the Ministry of Justice in recognition of the continued challenges presented to voluntary organisations at this... Read More
Wednesday 3 June 2020
The Severn Trent Community Fund re-opened for ordinary applications on 1 June, after focusing on the COVID-19 response. The Fund plans to give away £10million over the next five years. To be eligible for a grant from the Severn Trent Community Fund, your organisation must be a registered not for profit, and the project you would like funding for must benefit Severn Trent customers. The programme... Read More
Tuesday 2 June 2020
The Youth Futures Foundation has significantly increased funding available for development and impact grants. Funding will go to organisations working with young people aged 14-24 to help overcome barriers to finding meaningful work. They are looking for approaches that can be tested, evaluated and, where proven to be effective, expanded to more young people. This is a rolling grants programme,... Read More
One of the #NottinghamStar postcard designs
Thursday 28 May 2020
Next week it's Volunteers Week 2020! To celebrate and recognise the efforts of Nottingham's volunteers, charities and community/voluntary groups in response to COVID-19, we've teamed up with Nottingham City Council to set-up the #NottinghamStar campaign. The campaign will shine a spotlight on the kindness and generosity which individuals and groups have shown to vulnerable people during the... Read More
Thursday 21 May 2020
A Wellbeing of the Workforce (WoW) study has been set up by Nottingham's universities to investigate how people's work and employment in the UK has changed because of COVID-19, the support they are receiving during this period, and how their wellbeing has been affected. The study is a joint project between The University of Nottingham and Nottingham Trent University, and is being co-ordinated by... Read More
Volunteers' Week and Small Charity Week 2020 logos
Tuesday 19 May 2020
This June, we're launching a three-week campaign, spanning Volunteers' Week and Small Charity Week, to celebrate Nottingham's community response to the pandemic. Now more than ever, we feel it's vital to shine a spotlight on the volunteers, charities and community/voluntary groups who are doing incredible work to support the city's most vulnerable people during the coronavirus crisis. Ordinarily... Read More
Tuesday 19 May 2020
** UPDATE 02/06/2020: This Fund is now being referred to by Nottingham City Council as the Nottingham Small Business Fund, with a revised application form. The deadline for applications is Monday 15 June 2020. ** Since the launch of the Government's Business Support Grants scheme, many small businesses, including charities, have been unable to find the support they need. In response, the... Read More