Funding bid writing is an essential skill for today’s small voluntary organisations. 2 days of training in writing funding bids, specifically for small organisations, organised by CRCC and VSF, coming up in September. Book quickly!
Funding – for the cultural sector, domestic abuse support services, for suicide prevention, a ‘small charity survival fund’, and focussed on rights and justice
Domestic Abuse funding being awarded in Cornwall – First Light and The Women’s Centre Cornwall benefiting.
#HelpUsHelpYou by sharing your thoughts and experience of health and care services in #SouthWest and how they have adapted during the Covid-19 pandemic, in a survey.
Summer newsletters from Neighbourhood Policing (scams, doorstep crime), Citizens Advice Cornwall (listing their services, and their value), CRCC and the Growth Programme.
There are a number of campaigns around rebuilding better, subsequent to the crisis caused by the pandemic – have a look and see if these are something you want to put your organisation’s name to.
@Think 111′ is a new campaign from the NHS, urging people to think twice about which healthcare service they choose, to avoid pressure on the health service as lockdown eases.
Quick update on the support provided by Cornwall Community Foundation and Volunteer Cornwall.
Ladock Community Hall is reopening, and have shared their plan, changes to ensure safety, and booking details. Other village & community halls are welcome to share their reopening plans, to encourage clients to return.
If you need statistics to help you plan, and write funding bids, Cornwall Council’s Intelligence Briefing newsletter might be just what you need – find out more and sign up.
This week sees the launch of the Herbert Protocol, designed to help find missing people with dementia, as fast as possible. Do you know anyone who needs to be registered?
Funding resources – creating entrepreneurs in S & E Cornwall, for children, homeless, equine and animal welfare, suicide prevention, innovative community projects and around human rights.
A useful resource around organisations offering free or discounted support to charities, including business support,
Benefits sanctions are reinstated from today, for people who don’t fulfill their conditions around looking for work and attending meetings at their local jobcentre. Check support resources here.
Hardship grants and funding resources for individuals and families – extensive resources and searchable databases, to support vulnerable people in your community.
Following the emergency Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2020 passed last week, check here for how this relates to charities which are struggling to keep afloat in these times.
Free training from eBay for charities to learn how to use the platform to sell items, to help make up the deficit while charity shops are closed.
Cornwall Council has opened a consultation around their new Carers Strategy and service model. Please take part, if your’e a carer, and share it widely, so as many as possible can see it.
Charities have been asking Cornwall VSF about the grant funds available from Cornwall Council – find out the schemes, eligibility and the details of those still accepting applications.
Ofgem announces that outstanding debt on energy bills can now be chased by energy companies. Council tax debt is still on hold in Cornwall, for the moment.