£20 million fund to help those at risk of homelessness

23 October, 2018 - 16:19

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.


No change to Big Lottery grants under new name

3 October, 2018 - 10:53


The Big Lottery’s name change to The National Lottery Community Fund will not herald any changes to its grant policy.

The UK’s largest community funder has said that applicants should continue as normal and that it would be...

Update on SEND funding

25 September, 2018 - 15:05

Bristol City Council has announced its next steps for reversing the £5 million in savings from its Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) budget for 2018–19.

The reversal follows a High Court challenge brought by two...

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Voscur helps Bristol Community Health launch grant programme

17 September, 2018 - 16:23


Voscur has helped social enterprise Bristol Community Health to launch...

Fundraising regulator email scam warning

17 September, 2018 - 11:49


Charities are being warned to be vigilant for scam emails claiming to be invoices from the Funding Regulator.

Invoices claim to be for Fundraising Preference Service costs and are being sent from a fake account:...

Arts Council strategy to focus on localism and diversity

8 August, 2018 - 10:41


The Arts Council is expected to focus on diversity and localism in its strategy for 2020–2030, following release of the results of its recent consultation.

According to the consultation, two thirds of...

New call for partnership proposals to support NEETs (young people not in education, employment or training)

5 July, 2018 - 15:47

The European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme has announced a call for proposals to support young people (age 16-24) not in education, employment or training (NEETs). Summary details are as follows.

Aim: The ambition in the West of England area is to ensure that young...

Voscur offers IAG collaboration support following funding consultation

4 July, 2018 - 13:35

Voscur is reminding VCS organisations that provide Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) services that it can support them with partnership and collaboration support.

This follows the launch of a Bristol City Council consultation on commissioning...

Unique funding event for South Bristol puts power in the hands of local people!

11 June, 2018 - 13:55

South Bristol residents are being given the chance to be part of a unique and interactive funding event on 5 July at Ashton Gate Stadium, where local people, not funders, will have the power to choose the projects they feel have the most to offer their communities.

Throwing traditional...