Tamworth & District
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.
Avire (UK) LLP has an amazing opportunity for charities looking for retail space in the Tamworth area, available now on a rent and business rates free basis.
- Unit of approx 800 sq ft
- Available for use as info centre/charity shop/studio/training etc.
- The property is arranged over ground and first floor level
- Situated in a good location along the vibrant middle entry
If you are a charity and are looking for space, they can offer you this property on a 1 to 3 year lease, with a 28 day rolling break clause.
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.
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.
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.
Congratulations to 'Just Drop-In' of Macclesfield who have achieved their Investing in Volunteers accreditation!
Support Staffordshire were proud to support their application.
You can find out more about 'Just Drop-in' at http://www.justdropin.co.uk/
For more information on IiV please visit http://iiv.investinginvolunteers.org.uk/