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Local Grant and Capacity Building Scheme 2013

28 Jun 2013 - 10:27 by michelle.foster

ECORYS and Department of Health have announced the launch of the fourth Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund (HSCVF) local grant scheme 2013.

What is available?
The fund aims to enhance capacity in the health; public health and social care volunteering field and help organisations grow and develop. This is why HSCVF provides a combination of grant funding and capacity building support to organisations.

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Grassroots Giving

28 Jun 2013 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

This year, as Skipton Building Society celebrates its 160th anniversary, they have allocated 160 donations of £500 to help fund development for grassroots organisations in our communities.

The idea behind the Grassroots Giving campaign is to help community organisations, or groups, who only have access to limited funding from elsewhere. For this reason, registered charities will not be able to request funding via Grassroots Giving.

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Arts and Older People in Care Commissioned Grant Scheme Launched (England)

21 Jun 2013 - 10:55 by michelle.foster

Arts Council England and the Baring Foundation are jointly providing a £1 million fund that aims to increase opportunities for older people (aged 60 and over) in residential care in England to get involved in the arts.

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Help the Homeless Grant Scheme – Deadline 30 June 2013

21 Jun 2013 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

Help The Homeless aim to assist homeless people throughout the United Kingdom to resume a normal life.

Grants are available to small and medium-sized charities in the UK working to assist homeless people to rebuild their lives and return to the community.

Help The Homeless provides small grants up to £3000 for capital costs to small and medium-sized charities with a turnover of up to £1m per annum.

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Matching accountants with charities seeking volunteers

18 Jun 2013 - 11:53 by michelle.foster

A free service to connect accountants who want to volunteer with charities that need help from financial experts has been launched by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and the Chartered Accountants' Benevolent Association.

The website, www.icaewvolunteers.com, allows not-for-profit organisations, including charities, social enterprises and schools, to post an unlimited number of roles for free.

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RISE - Learn first aid and leadership skills with RISE

14 Jun 2013 - 14:26 by cheryl.mcalister

RISE is an exciting project designed and led by young people, for young people.

Created by St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity, the project has been running since 2009, and is now available in communities across the country.
If you’re aged between 16 and 25 years old, and are not in employment, education or training, RISE could help you learn new skills, and improve your prospects. The project’s not just for the under 25s, though - contact the RISE office to find out if you’re eligible to get involved.

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Miles Platting You Decide 2013

13 Jun 2013 - 17:54 by michelle.foster

Do you have an idea to make Miles Platting a better place for everyone?
Do you require up to £3,000 to put your idea into action?
Would you like a say in what groups or ideas get funding to develop projects in Miles Platting?

Adactus Housing has once again set aside a pot of money and would like to put you in control of how it’s spent. ‘Miles Platting ‐ You Decide’ lets residents of Miles Platting decide for themselves which projects are needed in their area.

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People’s Health Trust - Active Communities

13 Jun 2013 - 17:52 by michelle.foster

Active Communities is for local people with great ideas about how to help create fairer places to grow, live, work and age well. People’s Health Trust are looking for people with great ideas which will create stronger connections between people and help make their local neighbourhoods even better.

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Charity Commission Offers Free Strategy Review to 25 Charities

12 Jun 2013 - 15:31 by michelle.foster

The Charity Commission is seeking 25 volunteer charities to take part in a new project examining strategy development, implementation and review.

The project has been launched by the Charity Commission in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW). Each charity will receive a free consultation by experienced accountants on its policies, procedures and practices relating to strategic planning, with the collective outcome of the review providing important feedback to the Charity Commission regarding sector practices in this area.

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