Innovate UK has announced a new wave of Women in Innovation Awards to find and support the UK’s most promising female innovators to develop their ideas and scale up their businesses.
March awareness raising: Cancer and other health conditions, Fair Trade, inequality, debt, family safety, St Piran, World Book Day, women, stopping smoking, forests, single parents, and more!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Reports and statistics releases, that could be useful if you work in the criminal justice area – race and crime stats, equalities reporting and brain injury & domestic violence link.
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.
Exciting new disabled facilities at Carn Brea Leisure Centre – a Changing Places changing room, plus a Pool Pod platform lift into the pool. Coming in the New Year.
December is all about Christmas, if you ask retailers, but there are other commemorations and fundraising occasions during the month, as well as celebrations for other religions.
Cornwall Women’s Fund is launching, to celebrate philanthropy, and empower and support women, girls and families across Cornwall.
Disability news roundup – accessibility for transport, events and shopping, violent hate crime, dyslexia and #JustAskDontGrab
Download the Cornwall Christmas Charity catalogue here, and give a gift to a good cause, rather than a scarf that will never be worn! 20 charities represented, across the County.
The Government is proposing requiring voters to show photo ID before voting – find out more, and whether this is discriminatory or not.
Catch up with the latest from the Rural Services Network, via their latest bulletin – rural banking, broadband, police, and more.
Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Cornish winner for disabled entrepreneur prize, for the RoomMate, which gives an audio description of the placement of fixtures in disabled toilets, for visually impaired users.
Two items of news – rises to the national minimum wage promised, and deprivation in coastal areas.
Awareness raising for breast cancer, ADHD, dyslexia, baby loss, older people, mental health, black history, hospice care, and the menopause, plus stopping drinking or smoking and walking to school, all this month!