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Government Emergency Support Funding Open

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published May 26, 2020

Thank you to SCVO for forwarding this: Government emergency support funding for charities, distributed via the National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF), is now open to applications. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. NLCF will fund activities supporting  people and  communities affected by COVID-19.  They will also help organisations overcome any acute financial difficulties  theyContinue Reading

COVID 19 relief funding

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published May 21, 2020

Thank you to the Lloyds Bank Foundation for forwarding the details of funding with the potential to meet the demands of the COVID 19 Virus   Emergency Funding GOV.UK: Bounce Back Loan Scheme for small to medium businesses to borrow between £2,000 – £50,000. NCVO: Comprehensive list of funding opportunities available throughout the UK. MinistryContinue Reading

The Queens Award for Voluntary Service – applicants sought

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published May 19, 2020

The Queens Awards for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest civil award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise the outstanding work carried out within local communities. It is the MBE for Volunteer groups. Expressions of interest are now being sought from voluntary groups who make a real difference to communities inContinue Reading

CEO Employment opportunity

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published

I thought this CEO employment opportunity may be of interest:   One Walsall is the voice of the voluntary sector in Walsall, supporting local not-for-profit organisations such as community groups, charities and social enterprise. One Walsall is looking to appoint a full time Chief Executive Officer to succeed the current successful CEO, who is movingContinue Reading

Coronavirus and Governance: What Charity Trustees Need to Think About

Posted by Edwin Categories: Edwin's Blog Published May 13, 2020

I thought you would appreciate sight of the below blog from NCVO   May 4, 2020by Libby Mahoney in Blog, Did you know…?, VCS Feature Coronavirus will have implications for charities as well as their staff, volunteers and beneficiaries.  In this blog, I set out some key questions which trustees should consider when thinking aboutContinue Reading

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