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Lets Talk Good Finance

Social investment is often seen as a London-centric activity. It can be harder for charities and social enterprises outside of the capital to access social investors and gain a better understanding of the financial products available. 

LET'S TALK GOOD FINANCE is a hub of regional social investment networks created to provide charities and social enterprises with a local safe space to know more about social investment and better navigate the market. 

It offers charities and social enterprises the following opportunities:

Volunteer for NYAS

Do you want to make a difference to a young person’s life?

Do you have 1- 4 hours per month to spare?

Why not volunteer as a mentor/befriender for NYAS as an Independent Visitor for children and young people in care.

As a volunteer you will:

Stafford Borough Council Community Awards Scheme

Community Awards 2017

This award scheme is being run by Stafford Borough Council for 2017 and is open to any public, private and voluntary sector organisations and individuals able to demonstrate that they have improved community wellbeing and promoted environmental and sustainable development practice within the last 12 months.

To enter organisations and individuals should be based within Stafford Borough and all projects should take place within the Borough.

Dementia Friendly Awards are open!

Every day we hear examples of people with dementia, carers, volunteers, professionals, fundraisers and others in the community who are making a real difference to the lives of people with dementia.  This is especially true of groups, who are doing so much to make your communities dementia-friendly. That’s why, each year, there is the opportunity to celebrate their achievements at Alzheimer’s Society’s Dementia Friendly Awards.

Community Business Trade Up - Applications are now open!

The School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) will support 100 community businesses through the Community Business Trade Up Programme, in partnership with Power to Change.

They're looking for people leading the organisations that put their local area at the very heart of what they do: the restaurants, community centres, bakeries, farms, sports clubs and pubs that are run by and for local people (to mention just a few!).

The programme supports the leaders of early-stage community businesses with: