The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen 15 small charities to support during August – raising awareness of lesser-known issues.
Funding announced for the Cornish language, plus opportunities for health charities, architectural heritage, music and the arts, people in Liskeard, cycling and against isolation.
Make sure you’re informed about the Community Governance Review, and have your say on Cornwall Council’s climate change policy, and adult advocacy services.
A quick run-down of events and awareness raising occasions in July: the Samaritans, the marine environment, hepatitis, mesothelioma and youth skills – any of these resonate with your work?
Current funding opportunities for local theatres, diversity in sport, music for all, holiday grants for disadvantaged children, mental health groups and environmental crisis.
Light pollution is less talked-about than plastic pollution, but too much external lighting makes it harder to see the stars, as well as affecting wildlife. What action can you take?
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?
Is your organisation interested in reducing your energy bills, by introducing renewable energy? And find out more about efforts to reduce single use plastics.
Have your say on the plans to help Cornwall become carbon neutral by 2030 – tell Cornwall Council what should be their priorities, and what you do, or will do, to make your own changes.
When is a hedge not a hedge? When it’s a Cornish hedge! And ours aren’t protected by law in the way that a traditional hedge is, so they’re disappearing. Find out what’s being done to protect them.
The UK Government has declared a Climate Change Emergency – what does this actually mean? What is the situation in Cornwall? And what can we do to play our part?
A variety of awareness weeks this May – health (stroke, asthma, deafness, epilepsy, ME, brain injury), mental health (for mothers and everyone else), foster care, gardening, walk to school week, sun awareness and food allergies.
Environment news round-up – we need less glitter, more bees, and fewer plastic bags, in a nutshell.
If you have a passion for getting rid of litter, and can inspire other volunteers, you might be what Keep Britain Tidy are looking for for the their new #LitterHeroes Ambassador programme.
A quick snapshot of the awareness-days and weeks in the month of April. See if any resonate with your organisation, and support them if you can. Share your message while the spotlight is on your area.
Catch up on some news around the environment – the climate change strikes by schoolchildren, #trashtag challenge, and the Big Dig.
More funding opportunities, covering children and young people’s mental health, people in need in the Rame peninsula, charities working in deprived countries, restoration of historical buildings, and helping young people overcome social injustice.
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.
Family Foraging Kitchen is looking for new members for their board of directors, with the skills to help them grow and keep them in line.
The latest news about single use plastic bags in shops, and Waitrose’s scheme to tackle the bigger picture. Grant funding is available to tackle plastic littering, to schools, charities, CICs, etc.