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European Social Funding

European Social Fund (ESF) Community Grants are financed through the European Union and are designed to develop the capacity of the community and to meet local needs. Part of this strategy is to help people increase their chances of finding work. Applications are open to organisations based or working within the county of Staffordshire. A full criteria can be found below along with a breakdown of the grants application process, which must be read and fully understood before making your application.

You can apply for a grant of up to £20,000!

Climate Change Consultation

A plan to reduce the impact of climate change is out to public consultation in Stafford Borough.

Residents, businesses and organisations across the borough have the opportunity to give their views on the draft ‘Climate Change Strategy’ produced by Stafford Borough Council.

Are you aware that as a Trustee of a Registered Charity the Charities Commission require an Independent Examination of Charity Accounts?

Support Staffordshire are members of the Association of Charity Independent Examiners and can undertake a full and confidential Independent Examination of your accounts.  We can provide advice if required and sign off accounts ready for submission to the Charities commission.

Whether your accounts are for a few hundred pounds or the maximum of £250,000 we can be of service.

Exploring family bereavement experiences: when a surviving family member has dementia

Would you be willing to help with the design of a research project which is being planned as part of a Professional Doctorate study?

Nikki Taylor is a third year Professional Doctorate Student at Keele University. She also works in the Family Support and Bereavement Team at St Giles where she has increasingly become involved in supporting families who are facing or have been bereaved in circumstances where a surviving family member has dementia. She is now looking to develop research which will help people facing similar circumstances.

Let's Work Together Workshop


Do you come into contact with vulnerable people? Want to know more about referral routes so those who are most vulnerable can get the help and support that they need?

This FREE workshop aims to equip you with the tools, training and skills you need and identifies a wide range of support and signposting to local people to help them live healthy, safe and independent lives.

The Workshop will cover the following risks: