GPs and pharmacies across Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly will be available for anyone who needs care and treatment during the early May bank holiday.
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.
A new COVID-19 Community Toolkit has been launched to support volunteers in helping their communities during the pandemic.
A round-up of useful articles and resources from national organisations including furloughed staff wanting to volunteer, help with zoom calls, business contingency planning for fundraising, lessons about spontaneous volunteering in emergencies, and help with payment for volunteers shopping for someone else.
Five charities have worked together to provide new support to those working on the frontline against the coronavirus, Our Frontline offers a combination of support and online resources for NHS workers, carers, emergency services and key workers.
You can catch up on all the Voluntary and Community Sector Covid-19 Updates here.
The team of therapists and trauma-informed professionals at Khulisa have put together the guide that contains short exercises and a toolkit of tips and techniques that everyone can do to manage anxiety in a pandemic.
Following the announcement of support funding for the voluntary sector on April 8, here are initial details around the scheme, and how to apply for some of the funding promised.
Have you got 10 minutes spare to fill in the UK 2020 Charity Digital Skills Survey? It will help assess the sector needs in the context of COVID-19.
Volunteer Cornwall has launched their new ‘Wellbeing Mentors’ to support anyone working as a Key Worker during the COVID 19 Crisis.
Coronavirus Support in the VCS sector: Gov.uk advice on WhatsApp, Nightlink listening service up & running again, new befriending service in Falmouth, and DWP home visits suspended.
A Social Prescribing Covid-19 directory has been produced and can be viewed here https://tinyurl.com/trw62jb
Although we have stopped our daily news bulletin to focus on our Covid 19 response, we will still be producing the regular funding bulletins. During this uncertain time, we hope it will be useful to share the funding opportunities available.
An app sharing surplus food availability from supermarkets (and calling for more businesses to get involved) and a social enterprise jobs website for the charity sector. And is an app for you?
Advice and guidance from the NCVO for charities and voluntary organisations around cybercrime, Brexit, Human Resources and basic legal advice.
Does your voluntary organisation do extraordinary things, or have some extraordinary people working with you? These are awards that close in the next month or so…
Charitable organisations have written to the Chancellor, Sajid Javid, seeking clarity on the replacement for EU funds, and details on their manifesto pledge: UK Shared Prosperity Fund.
Have a look at the list of those living in Cornwall who were recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours List.
Truro City Council is looking for a VCSE tenant for Malpas Community Centre, to manage the centre, rent free (bills to be paid) and co-ordinate activities.