Month: September 2019

Volunteer Stories: Supported Volunteering
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Volunteer Stories: Supported Volunteering

The Supported Volunteering Project is a Big Lottery funded project, supporting people who have experienced mental ill health into volunteering. Project coordinator Rachel Rooks has been working with Charlene since March 2018. Here is her story: I have always had a difficult time with my mental health, from the age of 16, up until a...

Weekly Funding Opportunities W/E 20th September 2019
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Weekly Funding Opportunities W/E 20th September 2019

Jack Petchey Foundation – Small Grants Programme (London and Essex) (Closing date 30th September 2019) Funding of up to £750 is now available to support organisations and schools in their work with young people aged 11 -25. Any organisation successfully running a Jack Petchey Foundation Achievement Award scheme in their school or club is eligible...

Volunteer Stories: Childcare Assistant Volunteer
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Volunteer Stories: Childcare Assistant Volunteer

David David has volunteered as a Child Care Assistant with SAVS since May 2018. The role supports the Parent Engagement service which is part of A Better Start Southend programme. Since he began the role he has grown into it and developed new skills and had new experiences. David is always keen to learn new...

Funding Opportunities W/E 6th September
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Funding Opportunities W/E 6th September

National Churches Foundation Grant Reopens for Applications Churches across the UK can apply for grants of between £500 and £3,000 towards the cost of urgent maintenance works and small repairs through the National Churches Trust Foundation Grant Programme. The Foundation Grant Programme can, for a limited time only, award grants of up to £10,000 towards...