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Tue 16 Jun 2020

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NCVO BLOG- The government’s covid-19 recovery strategy: Implications for charities

Tue 12 May 2020

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Posted on May 12 2020 by Elizabeth Chamberlain

Following the prime minister’s speech on Sunday evening, the government has published Our plan to rebuild: the UK government’s covid-19 recovery strategy. The document is intended to provide further details about the government’s proposed plan to ease the lockdown and rebuild the economy and society as we get through the worst of the pandemic.

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Lloyds Bank Foundation COVID Recovery Fund

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Closing date: 11 September 2020 | 5pm

COVID Recovery Fund will offer around 140 charities a two-year unrestricted grant of £50,000 alongside a Development Partner to help charities navigate a tumultuous future.

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The Voluntary and Community Sector Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Tue 4 Aug 2020


Following government calls to action, the VCSE Sector responded quickly and effectively to the challenges of the pandemic. A coordinated approach was enabled through infrastructure organisations VAST and Support Staffordshire. The response was effective, being needs driven, agile, and organisations shared best-practice openly.

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The People’s Postcode Lottery Trust

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Closing date: Wednesday 19 August 2020

Apply for up to £20,000 from Postcode Neighbourhood Trust!

Postcode Neighbourhood Trust aims to provide funding in Great Britain to organisations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tender Opportunity: Staffordshire Sight Loss Association

Thu 30 Jul 2020

Closing date: 26th August 2020

Tender Information:

Staffordshire Sight Loss Association is a local charity based in Stoke-on-Trent; we deliver community-based services for people with sight loss across North Staffordshire. 

We are seeking specialist consultancy services to support our organisation in the following areas: 

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Just Family CIC - Update

Thu 30 Jul 2020

As from Monday 3rd August Just Family CIC will be offering a weekly group session every Monday morning from 9.30am - 11.30am at Torus Wellbeing Clinic,  Elgin Chambers 24, Cemetery Rd, Stoke-On-Trent ST4 2DL with full social distance measures in place - Babies welcome.

Just us: Is a Perinatal Support Group (Mums mental well-being) from bumps to 4 years, Peer support, Tea/Coffee/Snacks, guest speakers as well as pre/postnatal advocacy service.

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The National Lottery Community Fund

Thu 30 Jul 2020

Closing date: 12 noon on 17 August 2020

If you’re planning to apply for the Government allocation of funding to the Coronavirus Community Support Fund (CCSF), you must apply by 12 noon on 17 August 2020. The fund will close on this date. We should be finished distributing these funds by the end of October 2020.

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Burton Albion Community Trust Recruiting Volunteers

Wed 29 Jul 2020

Burton Albion Community Trust are looking for volunteers to help tackle loneliness and isolation.

If you think you can offer support over the phone, online, by post or face to face then contact amy.lewis@burtonalbionct.org or call 07894 238763.

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