Category Archives: National News

Important Reminders

Health and Wellbeing Procurement – Shropshire Council The Wellbeing and Independence service will help people to remain in their own home with access to opportunities to socialise and to stay healthy with the aim of reducing the likelihood of becoming … Continue reading

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Bid Writing Workshops

NFP Workshops have announced their latest events programme including workshops on bid writing in Birmingham and Manchester. Workshops are designed for staff members, volunteers, board members or trustees of charities, schools or not for profit organisations who are about to … Continue reading

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Building Connections – Youth Strand

VCS organisations working with young people will be interested in the recent developments taking place nationally. As part of the Building Connections Fund Youth strand (in partnership with Government), the Co-op Foundation is inviting tenders from organisationsto deliver two key … Continue reading

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Policy News – The Budget

The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) forecasts suggest a sustained real wages growth in each of the next five years. This led the Chancellor to comment on a “significant improvement” in the public finances. He also said this would allow him to … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

NCVO – You Made it Happen Campaign Please don’t forget to support NCVO with the You Made it Happen Campaign.  The campaign is designed to thank all those supporting and contributing to VCS groups and organisations. Use the hashtag #YouMadeItHappen … Continue reading

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You Made It Happen Campaign

NCVO are launching a new campaign. NCVO’s research with members of the public highlights that people want to know about the difference their support has made. They want to know how their donations, their volunteer hours, have helped. Thousands of charities … Continue reading

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Free Fundraising Toolkit Launched

NAVCA are promoting a free toolkit produced by Blackbaud (a non-profit software provider). Blackbaud’s Charitable Giving Report shows that 17.4% of overall giving happens in December. Its new ‘End of Year Fundraising Toolkit’ is designed to ensure organisations are best positioned to make … Continue reading

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EU Settlement – News for VCS Organisations

The Government has launched a new scheme for eligible Voluntary and Community Sector organisations to help raise awareness of the EU Settlement Scheme amongst vulnerable EU citizens and their family members, and to provide application assistance to those who need … Continue reading

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Grants News

Fund for Supporting Families Against Youth Crime The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) is providing the £5 million fund through the existing Troubled Families Programme as part of the Government’s commitment of £920 million to the programme … Continue reading

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Civil Society News

Independent Inquiry into Civil Society The Independent Inquiry into Civil Society is funded by: Barrow Cadbury Trust Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation UK City Bridge Trust Esmée Fairbairn Foundation Lankelly Chase Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales Paul Hamlyn Foundation. The … Continue reading

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