This week two reports have released information to suggest BAME charities need more funding. this comes at a time following the Sewell Report
International Women’s Day offered Cornwall VSF new staff the opportunity to get to know women in the sector.
Citizens Advice Cornwall is seeking collaboration with organisations in Cornwall on a research piece.
The 2021 Census is taking place on 21 March, and local VCSE organisations could have a vital role to play encouraging more people to take part. Find out how here.
This International Women’s Day, Cornwall VSF asked the sector to nominate inspiring women and we were blown away by the response. Women in Cornwall like to rise by lifting others.
A round-up of events and activities celebrating International Women’s Day 2021.
Nominate someone who has inspired you via our short form for inclusion in our IWD showcase
Three reports highlighting the unequal impact of COVID-19, with disproportionate deaths among disabled people, women impacted worse economically, and on families in poverty.
A cashless society is creeping up on us, but to the detriment of those who struggle to access online payments, or who do not have a bank account. See this Bristol Uni report on access to cash.
Awareness days for the middle of December, including the Jewish festival of Hanukkah, World Human Rights Day, and International Migrants Day. Get involved on social media, if these touch your work.
Find out how you can take part in 16 days of activism against gender based violence. With links to resources around domestic abuse and sexual violence, for those who are in danger now.
If you have an interest in equality, hate crime, or online abuse, you need to be making your voice heard in two consultations around these areas. Closing dates in December.
Find out how Cornwall Council is engaging with LGBTQ and BAME communities to encourage greater inclusion. How can you get involved?
Building Bridges is a new project by Cornwall Council to help tackle racism. Find out more, and get involved.
Funding with short deadlines for community led organisations, challenging discrimination, fighting poverty and promoting human rights, Heritage organisations, and Arts for mental health. Plus health charities and energy advice. Plus news around SME grants, and a funding call for start-up business training/support.
Funding for: reopening the arts, environment, medical welfare, recovery for those supporting people with complex social issues (especially BAME charities) and marginalised groups, veterans support, and sports development
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.