We often hear about the fragility of natural habitats or ecosystems, such as rainforests, which gives us the impression that by comparison to our man made world, these wild places are some how sub-standard, teetering on a precipice, where at any moment they could collapse. Sometimes the motivation for such descriptions comes from those who probably should know better, those who are actually trying to shock us into action to support these places, or at least to give money to their organisation in the name of ‘saving the rainforest’.
Hosted By Rowan Crozier, CEO of C. Brandauer & Co Ltd and Trustee Director of Support Staffordshire
Join us at Uttoxeter Racecourse in the privately hired Finale Furlong Marquee next to the final fence. You’ll be so close you will feel the ground tremor as the horses go thundering along the finishing straight.
This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.
This course will cover:
Closing date: 31 October 2021
The Magic Little Grants Fund is funded by players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.
Localgiving and Postcode Community Trust are working together again in 2020 to provide small grants to small local charities and community groups in England, Scotland and Wales to help them deliver engaging physical activities, which help to overcome barriers to participation.
26 February 2021
Application Deadline: 07 May, 2 July, 27 August 2021
Grants are available to support arts, cultural and youth-focused organisations working with children and young people in the UK through the arts, artists and creative media.
There are two strands to the Open Grants Scheme:
Applications can be made at any time.
Grants are available for UK-based charities and community interest organisations to support projects that promote the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.
The Fund generally offers first grants of between £500 and £5,000. However, no single grant is ever more than 5% of annual income.
The Pixel Fund is a small charity which distributes grants to other charities in its field of interest. Its focus is the mental health and wellbeing of children and young adults.
A community support scheme in Staffordshire is to be expanded after the huge success of its first year.
Launched in March 2020, Staffordshire County Council’s Supportive Communities Programme has attracted hundreds of new volunteers and worked with existing charities and groups to help thousands of adults in need of support.
Intergenerational practice aims to bring people together in purposeful, mutually beneficial activities, which promote greater understanding and respect between generations and contributes to building more cohesive communities. Intergenerational practice is inclusive, building on the positive resources that the young and old have to offer each other and those around them. (Beth Johnson Foundation, April 2001)
Please join us, the Beth Johnson Foundation, on Tuesday March 9th, 2pm - 3.30pm for a virtual Zoom meeting.
Closing date: 8am, Monday 15 March 2021
Interview date: Monday 22 / Tuesday 23 March 2021
22.5 hours a week – £24,000 pro rata
Location flexible within Staffordshire, with partial homeworking option
Are you an experienced advisor, with voluntary sector experience and a commitment to engagement and quality? Do you want to work for an award winning community organisation?