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Money Saving Expert Charity Grant

Fri 4 Sep 2020

Closing date: 25 September 2020 | 5pm


Maximun Vaue: £60,000

The MSE Charity, the charitable fund of financial advice website MoneySavingExpert.com, is dedicated to supporting UK voluntary groups deliver financial life skills, which make a lasting impact on the way people think, behave and manage their money.

The charity operates a themed approach for each funding round.

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NHS England Specialised Commissioning Patient and Public Voice (PPV) role opportunities

Fri 4 Sep 2020

Closing date: Tuesday 22 September 2020


NHS England Specialised Services are currently recruiting to a range of vacancies for Patient and Public Voice (PPV) partners. PPV partners play a crucial role in specialised services and are represented across the board on our advisory groups and governance structures to ensure that the views of patients, carers and the public are at the heart of all we do.

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YMCA releases new annual report

Thu 3 Sep 2020

 

YMCA Burton have just released their 2019 annual report and we take a look back at the last twelve months of the Charity’s operation and the impact of their services.

Since it was established in Burton-upon-Trent in 1887 YMCA Burton has been a beacon for hope for its local community. It offers 71 units of supported housing across three sites for single adults aged between 18 and 64, a provision for rough sleepers, a winter night shelter, four furniture shops, chaplaincy service, educational lessons, mediation and counselling services.

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BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme

Wed 2 Sep 2020

BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Programme supports children and young people who are facing exceptionally difficult circumstances, and is delivered by Family Fund Business Services. The programme provides items that meet a child’s most basic needs such as a bed to sleep in, a cooker to provide a hot meal and other items or services critical to a child’s wellbeing.

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Covid-19 testing expanded after Silverdale outbreak

Wed 2 Sep 2020

More people are being encouraged to take a Covid-19 test following an outbreak linked to the Silverdale Working Men’s Club.

People who visited the Bush Pub and The Vine in Silverdale and the George & Dragon in Newcastle, between August 20 and August 22, are being advised to get tested, even if they don’t have symptoms.

This is in addition to everyone who visited Silverdale Working Men’s Club from August 16 up until it closed on Friday the 21st .

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The Staffordshire History Festival is going online!

Wed 2 Sep 2020

September sees the start of Staffordshire Library and Arts’ and Archive and Heritage’s annual Staffordshire History Festival – a two-month celebration of our local history and cultural heritage in Staffordshire and beyond. This year because of Covid-19 the festival will be taking place online!

A virtual programme of informative posts, quizzes, interesting videos, live online events, crafts and activities for children and families will be posted across the two months of the festival, many produced by our staff, volunteers and local organisations.

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Bereavement Help Points

Wed 2 Sep 2020

The Bereavement Help Points Project is a new initiative for the Beth Johnson Foundation (BJF), developed in partnership with St Giles Hospice in Lichfield and funded by the National Lottery Community Fund.

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Covid 19 Tamworth Voluntary Organisations Support Fund - Apply Now!

Wed 2 Sep 2020

There is no application deadline but all money needs to be committed by January 2021


Do you run a project/activity in Tamworth that has been affected by Covid 19 and needs a helping hand?

If the answer is yes, this fund may be right for your organisation.

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How have things changed? Covid-19 Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent VCSE Impact Survey

Tue 1 Sep 2020

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In April 2020 we conducted a survey asking VCSE organisations in Staffordshire to tell us about the state of their organisation due to the COVID crisis.  Thank you to all of those who completed the survey.  A summary of the results was published in May – you can view the summary using the link below 

https://www.supportstaffordshire.org.uk/covid-19-support/covid-19-state-the-sector-survey-summary

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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund

Fri 28 Aug 2020

Closing date: 30 October 2020 | Midday


The fund is open to applications from charity-run projects aimed at:

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