Category Archives: National News

Local Charities Day Toolkit

Local Charities Day 2017 will highlight the work of small, local charities that are making remarkable differences to their communities. It will also shine a spotlight on the unsung heroes and celebrate the commitment of those amazing volunteers who devote … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

National Churches Trust’s Maintenance Grants Open for Applications Grants of between £500 and £3,000 are available to listed churches, chapels and meeting houses with repair or maintenance projects costing between £1,000 and £10,000 – where applicants can demonstrate that they … Continue reading

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Government Issues Call for Evidence on Cost of Energy Review

Homes and businesses depend upon reliable, affordable energy. The Government is ambitious in its plans to keep costs as low as possible for them over the coming decades, while delivering carbon targets, ensuring security of supply, and seizing the economic … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Tech for Good to Run for a Third Time Comic Relief and Paul Hamlyn Foundation have joined together once again to offer a funding and support package to an estimated 12 projects in 2018. The programme is offering grant funding … Continue reading

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Job Vacancies At Big Lottery Fund

Big Lottery Fund is recruiting throughout England. We’re looking for people to join their regional teams in England. These teams will work in communities, helping people develop their ideas: from application through to project completion. They’re recruiting Funding Managers, Funding Officers … Continue reading

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Sharing Impact Stories

NCVO’s Constructive Voices programme launched last year to highlight the positive impact of charities and social enterprises and encourage more constructive news coverage. Giselle Green leads the programme and shares some examples of stories covered by the media in her latest blog post.

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Idox Blog – Improving Skills In The VCSE Sector

If someone wanted to support your organisation, could they easily find and click a donate button online? When applying for funding, can you confidently direct funders to your website where all the good work you’ve done is clearly presented? Do … Continue reading

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Funding Round-Up

The Henry Smith Charity Re-launches Grants Programmes The Henry Smith Charity distributes over £28 million a year in grant programmes designed to reduce social and economic disadvantage in the UK. Following a review of its grant procedures, the Funder has … Continue reading

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50+ Volunteering Evidence Review

OCS has announced the 50+ Volunteering Evidence Review, in partnership with the Centre for Ageing Better, looking at how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. The evidence review … Continue reading

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Don’t Put Off The Flu Vaccination – It’s Free Because You Need It

Health organisations across Shropshire are reminding those eligible for a free flu vaccination to take up their flu jab over the next few weeks. Flu jab campaign The call out is part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign, a … Continue reading

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