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VCSE Representation

As well as advocating for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector in a wide range of informal partnerships, meetings and direct relationships with councils, NHS bodies, politicians and others; we do hold a few formal representative roles.

In some cases these are subject to open elections, whilst in others we are directly invited as the main independent membership body for the sector. For further details of these formal Partnerships see the countywide and district sections on the menu (to the left).

Head of Finance

30 hours per week,

£45,000 – £50,000 per annum pro-rata

Be a part of our vibrant and exciting team.

We require a Head of Finance to ensure the effective management and development of our finance function, including all operational and statutory requirements.

You will be joining the organisation at an exciting time in its development following a merger in October 2018. Age UK Staffordshire is recognised as a leading voluntary sector provider of services and activities for local older people.

Safe & Sound event for Over 60's in Tamworth

Places are now available to book for the Safe and Sound Event at Sacred Heart Church in Tamworth. Early booking is advised as the places are limited. Please see the poster for details. This event is aimed at the over 60's and provides advice and training on wellbring, scam awareness, technology, using a defibrillator, fire safety and the opportunity to be trained to become a Dementia Friend.

Organised by Staffordshire Fire & Rescue and supported by Tamworth Borough Council.

The Connecting Communities Grant and the Local Innovative Community Fund Grant

Funding of £70,000 is now available for voluntary groups across Tamworth.

Organisations from across Tamworth are able to apply for grants of between £500 and £5,000 to support individuals, families and children in Tamworth, thanks to a new cash £70,000 boost.

Two new grant schemes will support voluntary and community social enterprise organisations (VCSE) with a total funding allocation of £70,000.

Connecting Communities Grant is a new Tamworth Borough Council funded scheme with an allocation of £40,000 aimed at VCSE groups that are supporting:

Co-operative Community Funding now open

Co-operative Community Funding is now open for groups in Staffordshire to apply for a grant of up to £2000.  

You must be a member of The Midcounties Co-operative and your group must be working in a community where there is a Midcounties store within 5 miles.

Community Fund opens for applications on Monday 21st January 2019 and closes on Friday 15th February 2019

Trustee's Sign off the grants by 29th of May and grants are paid by 30th June 2019

‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ awarded £2.7 million National Lottery Funding

A revitalised landscape of wildlife-rich waterways and wetlands is being made possible thanks to the ‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ project successfully securing a grant of £2.7m from the National Lottery.

The ‘Transforming the Trent Valley’ (TTTV) project is a partnership of 18 organisations working together to restore and enhance the natural and cultural heritage of the Trent Valley, with Staffordshire Wildlife Trust - the county’s largest nature conservation charity - at the helm.