Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Have your say on the final draft of the Cornwall Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy – deadline for responses 5 November.
The Landmark Trust is once again offering 50 free self catering holidays in historic buildings, to charities and non-profit organisations.
Environment news – UK wildlife in danger, just 20 firms behind 33% of carbon emissions, Environment Bill in Queen’s Speech, Heritage Declares for climate change, and reporting flytipping.
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.
The Care Quality Commission ‘State of Care’ annual report has been published, with a big-picture view of the social care and health sector in England.
Fast track course for new recruits in the charity sector looking to develop their careers – online course starting soon – apply by 8 November.
Inclusion Cornwall’s Village Works project is seeking people to ‘tell the story’. Tenders invited for the communications aspect of the project by 5 November.
Learn more about secondary breast cancer, when a breast cancer survivor experiences secondary cancers in other parts of the body, and the symptoms and risk factors of male breast cancer.
Harbour Housing celebrating a decade of using Naloxone to save the lives of those overdosing on opiates.
Health news: Parkinson’s disease and hospitals, military medical discharge, NHS wellbeing scheme, National inquiry into endometriosis, and changes around disability benefits and painkillers.
Two items of news – rises to the national minimum wage promised, and deprivation in coastal areas.
Inclusion Cornwall, disAbility Cornwall, Jobcentre Plus and Kernow Credit Union are launching Village Works, in Helston, Camelford and Bude areas, helping jobless people into work.
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.
News around crime – Child criminal exploitation & County Lines, more tasers for police, ex-offenders campaign plus Universal Credit guidance, life in prison blog and sentencing changes.
Find out more about Gift Aid, and how your organisation can ensure that it is claiming as much as possible from donors.
Preparing for Brexit – applicable if you have EU links, employees, volunteers or beneficiaries, or receive materials or other goods form the EU. Worth a read…
Housing and homelessness – statistics and an interactive tool around homelessness, loans to help renovate empty properties, waste collection survey and figures around housing risk.