The next round of the Weston Charity Award has been launched.
This is the third year the Weston Awards have been run, and for the third year they are expanding to help more charities. The Awards provide unrestricted core funding alongside free capacity building support, and are designed to benefit smaller charities. The Awards are run in partnership between the Garfield Weston Foundation and Pilotlight.
BBC Radio 1 have launched a new year-long volunteering campaign to motivate young listeners to pledge 1 million hours of time to good causes over the next 12 months.
Visit www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2015/one-million-hours for more information.
Newcastle-Under-Lyme College are hosting DigniTEA Events in support of the National Dignity Day 2016.
The events will include activites and performances from all ages along with team, coffee and cakes. There will also be raffle prizes to be won so come and join in on the fun.
A new scheme, aimed at boosting the rural economy across Staffordshire has officially been launched.
The Staffordshire LEADER Local Action Group have secured £2.249 million of European funding through the LEADER Programme (2015-2020).
Support Staffordshire and Partners are exploring new ways of supporting voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations, including peer-peer support.
We are therefore inviting Expressions of Interest from any organisation who feel they have knowledge, expertise or skills to share, of value to the wider VCSE sector.
Team Staffordshire – a consortium of local organisations has confirmed it has bid for more than £11 million being allocated to Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent through the Building Better Opportunities Fund this November. If successful the group, which also includes the Staffordshire Chambers of Commerce, NHS and Local Authority support, will receive funds to support people into work or nearer to work through activities such as work placements and volunteering.
Nominations for the Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent Partnership NHS Trust annual staff Celebrating Excellence Awards 2016 are now open.
The Prince's Trust are inviting people to register for their 'Get Started with Robots' programme in Stoke-on-Trent with John Findlay from Roaming Robots. This is aimed at 16-25 year olds and starts on 7th December 2016.
This is a great programme and covers all the STEM activities.
Staffordshire County Council has released a 'Strategic Capacity Building Partner' statement.
They are currently working with partners, organisations and individuals from across the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector (VCSE) to shape their future support for VCSE in Staffordshire.