Arts organisations report
23 August, 2019

 

Arts Council England has released a report on the value of arts and culture in place-shaping, which has demonstrated that arts and culture can help build communities and increase wellbeing.

One Bristol Curriculum
31 July, 2019

 

A new city-wide curriculum for schools, the One Bristol Curriculum, will be created to highlight Bristol’s BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) history and the achievements of local people from BAME backgrounds. It will also tie into the One City Plan.

Activities in Bristol celebrating older people - Celebrating Age Festival
31 July, 2019

 

Funding of up to £250 is available to community groups and organisations who want to run activities celebrating older people, as part of the Celebrating Age Festival this October.

Your group or organisation may not necessarily focus on older people already - if this is your current focus, your activity must go beyond your usual work to be eligible, such as providing live music after a lunch club. You must also have a BS (Bristol) postcode.

The funding, called 'Above and Beyond', is provided by Age UK Bristol and St. Monica Trust.

4 July, 2019

 

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) has launched a new strategy for equality, diversity and inclusion amongst fundraisers, making a business case for a more representative workforce.

It was developed by an expert panel (including Jenny Wildblood, Voscur's Development Officer and Funding Lead) and adopted by the IoF Board of Trustees.

3 July, 2019

 

Bristol City Council is consulting on its Polling Districts and Polling Places Review.

The review identifies potential changes to polling stations and polling district boundaries. It also ensures proper and efficient distribution of polling stations to enable the democratic process.

Loneliness Awareness Week 2019
20 June, 2019

Loneliness Awareness Week, run by Bristol-based charity (and Voscur member) The Marmalade Trust, has been tied to UK-wide loneliness studies and the government’s launch of a Loneliness Strategy and a new campaign.

14 June, 2019

 

10 June, 2019

 

The Bristol Impact Fund small grants programme will soon launch its second round of funding, for projects that reduce the city’s inequalities. Grants will last two years, and will be awarded by Bristol City Council, up to the value of £20,000 (to be confirmed).

5 December, 2018

 

The Guardian has published the results of a poll which gives a picture of racial bias in Britain.

The report shows that people from ethnic minorities are more likely than white people to report a set of negative experiences linked to unconscious bias.

15 November, 2018

 

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