Our last weekly roundup of news related to governance, trusteeship and charity leadership before the end of 2016. A couple of new governance guides from NCVO, local trustee opportunities, training from VANEL and more…
Read on to find out about the latest funding opportunities that are open to applications from individuals, groups and organisations to enhance and improve communities across the country. The round up includes funding opportunities from The East Coast Community Fund, Post Code Community Trust, Street Smart and the Lords Taveners for its Sensory Rooms Programme.
Read on to find out what’s been happening as part of VANEL’s Community Heath Champions Project over the last three months and what’s ahead for the new year. CHC coordinator Vickie Ehret would like to say thank you to all of VANEL’s CHC volunteers and wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy and healthy new year.
North East Lincolnshire Transformation Plan for Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Wellbeing
Read on to access North East Lincolnshire’s Refresh Transformation Plan regarding children and young people’s mental health and emotional wellbeing.
Read on to find out more about the volunteer awards night which took place at Cue World on Thursday 8th December. The event recognised the hard work and dedication of volunteers from around Grimsby’s West Marsh.
VANEL’s IGNITE team recently gave their support to a bereaved young mother from Grimsby as she organised a special balloon release event in honour of babies “who are in the sky”. Twenty-year-old Uniformed Services student and mother of one, Amy Brown organised a fundraising a fundraising event called ‘Sky High’ at the Linden Homes Club last week to raise money for the Laurel Ward to purchase memory boxes for bereaved parents. Read on to find out more.
Read on to find out about the latest funding news from Tesco which is giving customers the opportunity to vote each month for their favourite community project and then award the winners different bands of funding. Spirit of 2012, in partnership with BE Group are offering grants to celebrate the centenary of 1918 when women won the right to vote. Furthermore, read on to find out more about Rosa’s Woman to Woman fund, the launch of which has recently been announced.
See Santa in his grotto at West Marsh Community Centre’s Christmas Fayre which takes place on Friday 9th December from 4 until 8. Entry is free but a charge of £2.00 if you wish to see Santa and receive a gift. Santa’s Sleigh will also be here and you can have a photo taken for a small donation.
16 Days of Action Against Domestic Violence is aimed at businesses that lack an infrastructure to deal with the large-scale problem that is domestic violence. As it stands, companies can do more to aid their employees who endure domestic violence, train those who witness it, and to protect staff as a whole, with the goal of securing safety and mitigating financial loss. Whilst 16 Days of Action may now be coming to a close, it is important that message of the campaign continues to be at the forefront of employers and businesses minds.