National support for voluntary sector and charities in the UK
- One of the biggest trade retailers in the UK, Screwfix, has set up a charity that will provide grants for charities to fix, maintain and improve their properties – Civil Society Media
For more information visit Screwfix Foundation.
- The Welsh Government has issued guidance on its ‘Vibrant and viable places’ framework which resulted from a review of approaches to regeneration in Wales. The guidance aims to assist applicants to access targeted regeneration investment, with support from public, private and third sectors.
WCVA news item with links – http://www.wcva.org.uk/about-us/news/2013/05/framework-guidance.
- The Westminster government has announced a series of measures to help voluntary organisations and mutuals compete for contracts to deliver rehabilitation services for offenders.