10 November, 2018

 

Community projects that prevent hate crime or support victims can apply for new government funding, as part of the Hate Crime Action Plan. A hate crime is defined as being hostile or prejudiced towards someone for their race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity and national origin), religion, disability, sexual orientation or transgender identity.

9 November, 2018

 

Blended loans and grant financing packages of £50,000-150,000 are available to VCSE organisations which help people who are not in work or are struggling to find work - for example, school leavers or those who are underemployed. The main aim of your organisation must be to improve employability, and ideally you will have been operating for at least 21 months.

6 November, 2018

 

Bristol City Council has launched a consultation to gather views on the level of council tax that should be charged in the city from April 2019.

The consultation offers five main options, ranging from no increase through to a four percent increase.

 

NCVO has published a new factsheet aimed at preparing voluntary sector organisations for Brexit.

It sets out the main Brexit considerations for UK voluntary organisations as well as practical steps you can take to prepare for the post-Brexit environment, including:

- Economic impact

- Employing EU nationals

- EU Funding

- The opportunities ahead

30 October, 2018

 

This year’s budget has been over-shadowed by Brexit, with NCVO having described it as being one that will tide us over until we leave the EU.

While the government has hailed it as being the ‘end to austerity’, the only significant areas of spending have been on road improvements and the health service and many national VCSE organisations have expressed disappointment at the number of missed opportunities in the budget.

29 October, 2018

 

It’s crunch time for Brexit; this month Theresa May announced that the government’s deal was 95 percent complete.

Brexit has proven notoriously difficult to predict – and not just in terms of the referendum outcome. The direction that the political processes could take is also subject to a number of factors, each of which could see it take a drastically different turn.

23 October, 2018

The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government has launched a new £20 million fund to help those at risk of homelessness to secure their own tenancy.

The Private Rented Sector Access Fund was launched on World Homeless Day and aims to help up to 9,000 people to find private rented home.

4 October, 2018

The Tampon Tax Community Fund is being delivered locally across the UK through a partnership between the UK Community Foundations and its local community foundation members.

The purpose of the Tampon Tax Fund is to allocate the funds generated from the VAT on sanitary products to local projects that improve the lives of disadvantaged women and girls across the UK.

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3 October, 2018

Voluntary and community sector organisations are being invited to apply for grants of between £50,000 and £450,000 to help them provide advice and support to customers who need extra help understanding and complying with their tax obligations and claiming their entitlements; including those that are digitally excluded. The funding is being made available through HM Revenue and Customs. A total of £1.6 million is available to support projects in 2019 to 2020. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is the 2nd November 2018. 

 

British and Foreign School Society
3 October, 2018

Schools and other training and educational institutions have until the 2nd January 2019 to apply for funding and non- financial support to pilot new and innovative approaches to improving the educational attainment of looked after children and young carers so that they are able to take advantage of opportunities afforded by tertiary education and employment. The funding which is being made available through the British and Foreign School Society is looking to support projects which can be scaled up.

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