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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
Wednesday 30 June 2021
Vanclaron CIC, has launched a survey to review and assess the mental health support it's currently providing to vulnerable individuals in Nottingham. The social enteprise works to empower individuals and communities in Nottingham to make positive choices about their lifestyles to improve their mental and physical health and self-esteem. The aim of the questionnaire is to help Vanclaron CIC gain a... Read More
Dave Thomas, NCVS Volunteering Development Officer
Tuesday 29 June 2021
Dave Thomas, Volunteering Development Officer at NCVS writes... One of the most important questions that I ask people who tell me that they want to volunteer is “what do you want to get from your volunteering?” The answer to this question can go a very long way to helping them to choose the opportunity that best suits them from the ones on offer on our 'Search for Opportunities' page. As Leaders... Read More
Monday 28 June 2021
Latest update: Round 2 of The Local Connections Fund is now open. The application deadline is 5pm on Friday 6 August 2021. The Local Connections Fund is a new £4 million fund to help charities and community groups in England that are working to reduce loneliness by helping them build connections across their communities. The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) and The... Read More
Wednesday 16 June 2021
Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) / Integrated Care System (ICS) are working with patients, carers, health and care professionals and wider stakeholders to review the Dementia pathway. The aim of this review is to help shape the future service provision for the Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Dementia Well Pathway. To support this review, a period of engagement is... Read More
Wednesday 16 June 2021
The Charityworks Kickstart Programme provides fantastic paid employment opportunities for young people looking to take their first steps into a career in the social change sector. As part of the government’s Kickstart scheme, the roles are available to anybody aged 16-24 and in receipt of Universal Credit and young people can apply by visiting their local job centre and speaking to their Work... Read More
Asad Fazil, CEO of Al-Hurraya
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Community stalwarts in Nottingham who have dedicated their lives to helping others have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2021.  Among them is Asad Fazil (pictured right), the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Al-Hurraya, who has received an MBE for his services to education. Al-Hurraya was founded, with support from Nottingham Community and Voluntary Service (NCVS), in... Read More