Communities Prepared and Action with Communities in Rural England have published a new guide to help rural communities become more resilient in the face of emergencies.
Digital Boost is a new service for small rural businesses and charities, to help them engage with customers online. Free support, from expert volunteers, targeting your specific needs.
Doctors of the World has produced a report on the impact of COVID-19 on the excluded people of England, which contains useful information for funding bids and planning. Included are refugees, asylum seekers, homeless, Gypsy, Roma & traveller communities, those released from prison, & sex workers.
A number of organisations are providing technical or digital support for voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations during the Covid-19 crisis.
Many business award events are still going ahead this year and we have picked some that we think our members may want to enter including The Third Sector Awards, Social Entrepreneur Index and The Charity Times Award.
Four government consultations around women’s experiences of endometriosis, mental health tribunal reforms, freeports (ie economic regeneration proposals) and embryo storage.
Charity Bank has published its UK Social Sector Health Check, looking at how charities are finding the current climate, and anticipating the road ahead. Free copies available.
The Government’s Rural Development Programme for England is open for new applications, especially for not-for-profits in the rural tourism infrastructure category.
It’s awards season – is there anyone you could nominate to recognise their work in the Charity Governance Awards, Charity Awards, or Business Charity Awards?
Community Led Local Development has put out a call for Workspace and Natural & Heritage Assets Projects funded under the ERDF and ESF. Deadline 22 November.
New report ‘How funders can do more to support the resilience of small charities’ from the Charities Aid Foundation, also looking at what charities can do.
Future plans for Cornwall VSF, plus a Members questionnaire, and trustee recruitment – please share with your contacts!
If you are based, or operate, in the Saltash Area, make sure you get involved with the #Saltash Neighbourhood Plan, which is open for consultation for 8 weeks. #neighbourhoodplanning
People and Gardens are sending a team of 8 to South Africa to work with The Genesis Project, which supports those affected by HIV and AIDS. Can you help them with their fundraising?
Calling all social enterprises – there is a research project being carried out for Social Enterprise UK on the state of the SE sector – not charities! Can you spare them some time to answer a few questions?
Find out how you can measure the impact of your website, and improve it, using tools developed by Inspiring Impact.
Have your say on the Local Industrial Strategy for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly – DEADLINE MONDAY 8 APRIL
Deadline of Monday for organisations to have their say on the Local Industrial Strategy for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly, to help shape the economic strategy for the future. Voluntary organisations’ views needed!
Funding opportunities for – engaging people in ecology, encouraging young people in volunteering, tech for good, teaching swimming, or financial awareness to children, and peace, security, and sustainability.
Various funding opportunities – helping homeless people, and isolated and marginalised women return to work, grants for websites, and as a provider for confidence and experience training for carers.
Find out about the latest news from the Growth Programme – transport links to the Scillies, Living Well to Work project, and digital support.