You may have attended and supported the events in the recent Together We’re Better 12-week listening exercise. The feedback is now being analysed and a Report of Findings is being produced. The final version will be reviewed by the CCG Governing Bodies in the Autumn.
Tamworth & District
Grants are available to public and professional UK-based organisations for activities that will reduce the risk of death and injury for all road users.
There are two levels of grants available:
- Major themed grants of up to £200,000 are available over a period of up to three years
- Small grants programme offers funding of between £10,000 to £30,000 over a two-year period.
The application deadline for the small grants programme is 20 December 2019.
Applications for the major themed grants open between February and May 2020.
Grants are available for listed and unlisted Christian places of worship of any denomination in the UK to support developing a church building project.
Grants of between £3,000 and £10,000 are available.
The National Churches Trust supports church and chapel buildings open for worship throughout the UK. It funds urgent repairs and modernisation, provides expert advice on church maintenance and on how churches can continue to serve local communities and promote church heritage and tourism.
Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations for projects taking place in the top 30% most deprived coalfield communities in England and will make a positive difference in addressing the areas of skills, employment, health and wellbeing.
Grants of between £500 and £10,000 are available.
The Trust will now fund Core Costs up to 50% of the total costs requested from the Trust. This can include Operational Costs and Administration and Management.
Grants are available for small grassroots groups and charities in England either to help them develop their organisation or to deliver projects that fit with Comic Relief's four strategic themes:
The GVC Onwards Grant Programme aims to support local communities and projects, with a focus on sports and healthy activity projects, and those which support men’s health.
You can apply for a grant of up to £5,000.
Like any good business, we need to grow, to learn and continually adjust to be ready for the future. Our job is to make sure everyone knows about the affordable homes that we let and sell, the repairs and improvements we make, the determination we have for people to sustain their home and the support and help we provide to keep people within homes safe, sound and secure.
A group of influential local charities have written an open letter to MPs asking them to recognise the serious impacts of ongoing austerity on local services across both the voluntary sector and local statutory providers. The letter penned by Garry Jones, Chief Executive of Support Staffordshire is written with the support of other members of Team Staffordshire, a local representative body for the voluntary sector.
Further to the briefing that was issued on Friday, we are pleased to announce that Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) has been confirmed as the interim host provider for autism services in south Staffordshire.
The Trust will take responsibility for the interim service from Tuesday 1st October and will be working with Midlands Psychology to ensure as smooth a transition as possible for patients, carers and their families.
SASSOT’s Board recently met to discuss SASSOT’s long term future and its legal status as a body hosted by Stafford Borough Council (SBC).
Following careful deliberation, the decision was taken that SASSOT will transition to an independent charitable body during 2020.
This decision means the Board can plan for a more sustainable future and to capitalise on the many exciting opportunities independence presents.
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