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COVID19 FUNDER DATABASE

Tue 11 Aug 2020

The free COVID19 funder database is live. Searchable, using multiple criteria, with 545 funders; click through to 1000s of funder websites. Login to access it, the assessments and 4 toolkits. If you’re not yet a member of our community – Register Now. It takes 2 mins and everything is free.

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Mansell House moving on

Fri 7 Aug 2020

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To all our members and partners in Lichfield we wanted to let you know that we have taken the decision to sell Mansell House. Its been a wonderful home to Support Staffordshire for the last 5 years and to Lichfield CVS for the two decades before that. Many will have very fond memories of it and we will miss it. However, its time to focus on the future and unfortunately Mansell just isn’t the right place for us to be any longer.

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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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Grants available from The Consolidated Charity of Burton upon Trent

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Closing date: 4 September 2020


The Consolidated Charity of Burton upon Trent is an endowed charity whose objects are to help the residents in the area of benefit by providing almshouse accommodation and by making charitable grants to individuals in need and to organisations which serve the community.  

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Grants from Stafford Together

Wed 12 Aug 2020

Closing date: 31 August 2020


The Community Foundation for Staffordshire is pleased to launch a new Community Endowment Fund for the Borough of Stafford, Stafford Together.

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Biodiversity News from Uttoxeter Nature Recovery Network

Wed 12 Aug 2020

We hope everyone is well in these unprecedented times.

As we slowly and cautiously begin to reopen to business across the country we thought it an opportune time to update you on what has been happening in Uttoxeter in relation to Our Nature Recovery Network.

Our aim is to hold a Biodiversity Committee meeting on September 29th - if possible we would like this to be face to face although we do have to follow National guidance so will be providing more information nearer the time. To date the venue where we would hold this meeting is not yet open to the public.

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The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis


The Coalfields Food Insecurity Response Fund is a new fund to tackle food poverty. We have seen a significant rise over recent years in the coalfields of the number of projects providing food to those who cannot afford it. The Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated this problem with more people being referred to food banks, and tens of thousands of children skipping meals due to family income being too low.

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Introducing 'Bringing People Together'

Mon 10 Aug 2020

We are looking for groups and hosts that want to join other like minded people so that more people can enjoy connecting to others from the comfort of their own home.

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COVID-19 residents survey

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Coronavirus has had a significant impact on the people of Staffordshire and has affected everyone, from health and wellbeing, education, jobs and the wider economy.

You can now have your say in what you think the future priorities should be in Staffordshire for COVID-19 as life begins to go back to normal, in the Staffordshire COVID-19 residents survey.

It will only take ten minutes to complete and your valuable input will help to prioritise the next part of recovery.

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Bereavement

Mon 10 Aug 2020

As lockdown starts to come to an end, members of the South Staffordshire End of Life Care Alliance reflect on the impact of the coronavirus on the community.

The current focus for the alliance, which brings together voluntary sector organisations from across the county, is bereavement and members have supported the community in different ways throughout. 

Gayle Routledge, CEO of A Child of Mine, which currently supports more than 60 families across Staffordshire following the death of a child of any age, said lockdown had been a really challenging time for families. 

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