Category Archives: National News

Funding Round Up

Big Lottery Fund Relaunches Reaching Communities England The Big Lottery Fund is seeking ideas for projects that will improve communities across England and will make grants of more than £10,000 available to support organisations that want to take action on … Continue reading

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Guidance For Responding To The Department For Transport’s Consultation

The Community Transport Association (CTA) has released a blog to support organisations responding to the Department of Transport’s consultation.  The resources they have developed are: A Guidance Document – This is intended to support your response to the consultation. It … Continue reading

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Get Started With Impact Management

Impact management is about using the information and data that you collect to improve programmes and services, by helping to show what is or isn’t working and what to do about it. The Impact Management Programme has co-designed a website … Continue reading

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Big Lottery Fund’s New Approach To Funding

Big Lottery Fund (BLF) have made changes to our funding so that it’s easier to apply for National Lottery funding. BLF have nearly tripled the number of staff they have across England, and they will be working more closely with … Continue reading

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SROIcial Prescribing

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council and Envoy Partnership have published a report evaluating the impact of the self-care social prescribing model using a social return on investment approach (SROI). The report finds a number of beneficial impacts including reduced avoidable need for … Continue reading

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The Lobbying Act & Other Measures: NAVCA Need Your Views

NAVCA is supporting research on the impact of the Lobbying Act, carried out by Sheila McKechnie Foundation (SMK). It might feel like the sector has been talking non-stop about the Act, but it’s important to have the most up-to-date evidence … Continue reading

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Funding To Transform Hospital Services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

£300m New Funding To Transform Hospital Services In Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Half a million people living in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales are set to benefit from a capital funding injection of £300 million to transform their … Continue reading

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Harness the power of community for a resilient local economy

This week, Locality has published a report that calls for “fundamental change” in local government procurement systems, making the case for commissioning more local community organisations. The report, issued as part of the ‘Keep it local’ campaign, explores the findings … Continue reading

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Launch of Creative Industries Sector Deal

The Creative Industries Sector Deal is an agreement between government and industry concluded with the Creative Industries Council seeks to unlock growth for creative businesses. The Sector Deal will invest more than £150 million across the lifecycle of creative businesses … Continue reading

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NHS Future Fit Announcement

NHS Shropshire CCG and NHS Telford & Wrekin CCG are delighted to inform you that the Department of Health & Social Care has today announced that the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin STP will receive £300 million funding for the Future … Continue reading

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