VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019

   VCSA and SALC – Joint Funding Workshop 21.06.2019 Years of fundraising experience and understanding will be distilled into an informative and entertaining half-day workshop from the VCSA and SALC. Click here to book your free place. By attending you will gain knowledge … Continue reading

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The Hive’s Street Festival; Saturday 25th May, FREE to attend with fun activities for everyone! 

The Hive Street Festival – Saturday 25th May, 12pm – 4PM. FREE to attend! They’ll have live music, creative workshops, zombie drawing with Charlie Adlard, Andy McKeown’s light show, food stalls, pop-up shops, a clothes swap shop and plenty more. … Continue reading

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Lloyds Bank Foundation releases film to celebrate ‘unsung heroes’

A film about small charities has been released by the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales to celebrate “unsung heroes” in the sector. The film, entitled “what happens then?” highlights the foundation’s partnership with small charities, aims to show … Continue reading

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DWP – Bids now open for Proceeds of Crime Act Fund – Closing Date for applications 30 June 2019

To advise that community organisations can apply for grants from the proceeds of crime fund. The Fund is formed of money seized from illegal money lenders under the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA) and is awarded to groups who … Continue reading

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No-deal Brexit would be ‘catastrophic’ for charities, warns CFG

The Charity Finance Group has warned that a no-deal Brexit would be catastrophic for the sector. Speaking at the organisation’s annual conference, CFG chief executive Caron Bradshaw said the Brexit process had exposed a “polarised” society, to which charities are … Continue reading

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Hoarding Awareness Week

Next week is Hoarding Awareness Week (week commencing 20th May 2019). Hoarding Awareness Week is an initiative that was started by the Chief Fire Officers Association in 2014 and launched at the Houses of Parliament. As part of this week, … Continue reading

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CCG Briefing – Proposal for one strategic commissioning organisation given the approval

CCG Briefing – Proposal for one strategic commissioning organisation given the approval: Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin CCGs are  are pleased to announce that proposals to create one strategic commissioning organisation have been approved by the Governing Bodies of Shropshire … Continue reading

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LifeArc charity raises £1bn from sale of royalty interest in immunotherapy drug

The UK medical research charity LifeArc has raised US$1.297bn (approximately £1bn) from the sale of a portion of its royalty interest in Keytruda, which is the trading name for the immunotherapy drug pembrolizumab. LifeArc was entitled to a share of … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

The Hilden Charitable Fund Fund Supporting Summer Play Schemes is Accepting Applications Disadvantaged communities around the UK can benefit from small grants to help run short-term activities for local young people. The Fund allocates a small budget each year to help … Continue reading

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Important Reminders

The Shropshire Star, along with the awards sponsors, are searching for the outstanding and selfless individuals and groups across the region who make a difference to the people around them – and usually don’t expect any recognition for what they do. They … Continue reading

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