Funding opportunities for disadvantaged children, and for disadvantaged communities, plus to help people realise their sporting ambitions, and the Comic Relief Community Fund.
Funding to run holiday clubs, and additional government funding for schools to offer breakfast clubs and holiday provision.
More schools than ever are buying in mental health support for their pupils, and 80% of pupils supported by the Community and Hospital Education Service have mental health needs.
Consultations – HeadStart Legacy Fund, Cornwall Council’s adult mental health plan and clean air strategy, the Youth Voice Census and TV licences. Please participate and share. Deadlines imminent.
The Royal Foundation has launched a survey around early years, looking at the most important factors influencing children aged 0-5. Please take part & share widely!
Got ideas for projects that will benefit women and girls in Cornwall? Cornwall Women’s Fund has opened for its first founding round!
A busy month of awareness days, including around health, LGBT+, sexual abuse, hearing, volunteering, Fairtrade, dignity in care, safer internet, and random acts of kindness.
Young people (13-24) with an awareness of and enthusiasm for environmental matters are invited to apply as Eco Ambassadors with the Eco-Generation Regional Ambassadors Programme.
Health news – a new provider for the C-Card scheme, a pilot of telemedicine in care homes, and a campaign to encourage take-up of the MMR vaccine plus positive news around HPV.
Women in the news – birth rate changes and challenges, domestic abuse, This Girl Can overcoming taboos in sport, and hi-tech work culture impacting families.
News around children – mental health appointment cancellations, preventing cyberbullying, tackling period stigma, and the numbers of child refugees.
Access, the Foundation for Social Investment, is rolling out its funding programme to charities and social enterprises working in mental health & equality, homelessness and youth.
Various funding opportunities – around the criminal justice sector, improving digital skills, US.UK bilateral ties, and children’s welfare. Some close before the end of January.
Awareness raising for January – Veganuary, Dry January, plus Cervical cancer prevention week, Big energy saving week, Chinese New Year, Holocaust Memorial Day, young carers, leprosy and Brew Monday.
The 2020 Technovation Challenge has launched, for teams of girls and young women to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.
Helplines – for domestic abuse, the Samaritans, for child sexual abuse, online grief counselling, and to notify if you’re concerned about a rough sleeper.
Activity levels in children are rising, in Cornwall, with more youngsters taking part in exercise both in and out of school. But there are still inequalities. Find out more here:
Child safety and care in the news: reporting child sexual abuse, school exclusions, counterfeit toys, smacking ban in Scotland, self harm on Instagram, care homes calling police, bullying, pneumonia, and gaming.
Funding opportunities relating to children and young people, the environment and animal welfare, and sport, particularly para sport.