Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
With changes to the Free School Meals provision announced for the summer holidays, find out about End Hunger Cornwall, and the work that still needs to be done.
Covid-19-related funding opportunities for dairy farmers, heritage buildings and food-aid charities, and organisations supporting older people, people of colour and domestic abuse victims. **New activities funding added.
The Disability Charities Consortium has issued a statement criticising government inaction around supporting disabled people during this pandemic.
Vodaphone is partnering with three charities to launch the Great British Tech Appeal, to receive publicly donated phones and tables for redistribution to families and individuals in need.
disAbility Cornwall has carried out a survey around government support for the most vulnerable people in Cornwall – see their findings here
Doctors of the World are providing an ongoing translation service, so that the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for patients is presented in 60 languages.
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