Category Archives: National News

Volunteers’ Week 1st to 7th June

Volunteers’ Week is a chance to say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity. The campaign … Continue reading

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GDPR: The One Week Countdown

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on Friday 25 May. From this date, rules around the collection, processing and storing of personal data will be far stricter than they have been to date. The Information Commissioner’s Office … Continue reading

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Report Calls for Social Care Funding Reform in England

There has been concern about the system of publicly funded social care in England for over 20 years. Written by Simon Bottery, Michael Varrow, Ruth Thorlby, and Dan Wellings, a new joint report from the Health Foundation and the King’s … Continue reading

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Funding Round-Up

New Opening Date for Green Hall Foundation’s Next Grant Round Charities in the UK looking for funding for projects or equipment to support their work can apply to the Foundation from 1 September this year, rather than 1 November, following … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

Comic Relief’s Safe, Secure Settled Fund – One Month Left to Apply Comic Relief continues to accept proposals from not-for-profit organisations to support projects in the UK, India, South Africa, Brazil and Kenya that are using sport to improve the … Continue reading

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Carers Week 11-17 June – State of Caring Survey

Are you an unpaid carer or know someone who is? As one of the Carers Week charities, we want to hear carers’ experiences of the impact on health, wellbeing and relationships of being a carer. Every year the Carers UK … Continue reading

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Save The Date For Wellness, Prevention and Self-Care Glossary Launch

SAVE THE DATE: Wellness, Prevention and Self-Care Glossary Launch 14 September, iCentrum, Birmingham Science Park, Faraday Wharf, Birmingham, B7 4BP The Wellness, Prevention and Self-Care Programme will be launching their Glossary of Terms and Prevention Tool Kit this autumn. The … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

The Prince’s Countryside Fund Opens for Spring 2018 Round The Prince’s Countryside Fund was established to support the sustainability and protection of farms and rural communities throughout the UK. The aim of the funding is to have a long-term positive … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

New Funding to Help Children with Alcohol-Dependent Parents Announced (FOR INFORMATION – IS A POT FOR LOCAL AUTHORITIES) Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today (23 April) new plans to help identify an estimated 200,00 at-risk children in … Continue reading

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Funding Round Up

Rural Youth Activity Fund Community groups providing activities for young people in Shropshire’s most rural areas can bid for funding from next Monday (23 April) under Shropshire Council’s Rural Youth Activity Fund. Through the Fund a total of £33,000 of … Continue reading

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