Voscur Blog: Laptop and cup of tea versus collection tins in the rain - time to demystify online fundraising!

17 July, 2017 - 12:25



Written by Jenny Wildblood, Voscur’s new Funding lead. Read more about Jenny here.


Early years childcare study on language and behaviour

13 July, 2017 - 14:52

A recent study commissioned by the Department for Education has found that early years education can lead to improvements in language and behaviour. The ...

Substance Misuse commissioning given the go ahead

13 July, 2017 - 10:46


Bristol City Council’s commissioning process for drug and alcohol services (formerly known as ROADS) was given the go ahead by last week’s Health and Wellbeing Board.

Full details of the final commissioning plan, tenders and timetables can be see here:...

Voscur introduces Sandra Meadows as Interim CEO

12 July, 2017 - 16:08


Sandra Meadows, Voscur’s new Interim Chief Executive, is a committed advocate for both the sector and the city which has been her home for the past 28 years.

Her background covers a variety of roles within the Bristol Corporate, Private and VCSE sectors including Marketing, HR,...

Bristol Community Workers Network : mapping grassroots work

12 July, 2017 - 14:54

Bristol City Council has produced an interactive map where community groups and citizens can see the development workers who are active in their area.

The Bristol community workers network allows people to see who is working in their areas and click on them for further information about...

Homelessness and Health for Disadvantaged Groups

12 July, 2017 - 13:40

The National Housing Federation has worked with a range of specialist organisations on a report exploring the specific issues linked to homelessness that affect particular disadvantaged groups.

Their new report, 'Homelessness and health for disadvantaged groups', highlights the challenges...

"Misinformation instigates disintegration" - powerful video on hate crime from George the Poet

11 July, 2017 - 17:47

The Equality and Human Right Commission has created a powerful video with spoken word artist George the Poet where he explores the different elements of hate crime and why it is important for us all to come together to challenge...

Funding for Community Energy Projects (UK)

11 July, 2017 - 14:56

Schools, charities and not for profit organisations can apply for grants of between £50 and £2,000 to a new fund launched by energy supplier E. On.  The Energising Communities Fund will provide grants to help communities better manage their energy consumption.  This can include a range of energy...

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund

11 July, 2017 - 14:46

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund are pleased to announce the launch of its Baily Thomas Doctoral Fellowships. For further details please click here!

The Baily Thomas Charitable Fund is a grant making registered...

UWE Bristol Santander Graduate Internship Scheme

11 July, 2017 - 14:40

Interested in recruiting a graduate intern? UWE Bristol, in partnership with Santander Universities, are offering up to £1,500 in funding to SME employers wishing to recruit a graduate over a 10 week period.

Full scheme details including how to advertise and closing dates are provided...