Launch of DSC Company Giving Almanac
3 July 2013
The Directory of Social Change have launched their new Company Giving Almanac 2013. Their research shows that the top 418 company givers to UK charities and communities gave a total of some £600 million
Busary Opportunity for MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics
26 June 2013
One bursary of £1,000 is available towards fees for the MSc in Social Research Methods and Statistics from the University of Manchester
'A Day in the Life' Work Shadow Scheme 2013
19 June 2013
Applications are now open for this work shadow scheme, organised by NCVO, which is an chance for you to learn about the innner workings of the civil service - from the inside.
The Care and Support Bill - an update for the voluntary sector
13 June 2013
The Care Bill was introduced into Parliament in mid-May 2013 and will have implications for the voluntary and community sector
List of local authority welfare assistance
6 June 2013
The Children’s Society has created a resource where you can find out about schemes local authorities have put in place to replace previous welfare assistance such as community care grants and crisis loans which were abolished from 1 April 2013
Active Communities Funding
5 June 2013
People’s Health Trust is an independent charity which funds local groups with great ideas in order to create fairer places to grow, live, work and age. They have just opened Active Communities, a funding programme of grants between £5,000 -£50,000.
Submit your nominations for the Homo Heroes Awards
29 May 2013
These awards are organised by The Lesbian & Gay Foundation and they give a chance to say thanks to the individuals, groups and organisations that have made a difference to the lives of lesbian, gay and bisexual people over the last 12 months
Compact Voice annual survey
29 May 2013
Compact Voice's third annual survey of local Compacts is now open for entries. The survey will allow them to gather vital information about the health of local Compacts across England. The survey also asks questions on key policy developments affecting voluntary organisations
Join Your Local Dementia Action Alliance
29 May 2013
Salford, Manchester and Cheshire based organisations are invited to join their local Dementia Action Alliance
Can the Work Programme work for all user groups?
23 May 2013
The Work and Pensions Select Committee has published a new report on the performance of the Work Programme. The report places special emphasis on gaining greater insight to participants’ satisfaction, making sure those furthest from the labour market are supported effectively, improving employer engagement, and ensuring there are measurable standards with which to guarantee quality.