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The Fund is open to applications until 31st December 2018.

The #iwill Take Action Fund provides grants under three themes:

•Our Physical Environment: We want to empower young people to make the communities they live in a better place.
•Our Health: We want to encourage young people to tackle health issues that affect their community.
•Our Culture: We want young people to use art and media as a tool to raise awareness of the issues that matter to them and their communities.

The Cascading Leadership programme is now open for new applications.  

The programme, now in its third year, offers free support, advice and training to the leaders of health and wellbeing charities based on a ground-breaking model of peer-to-peer support. To date, it has supported 120 voluntary and community sector (VCS) leaders and is now offering a further 64 places on this year’s programme.

Last chance to apply for the 2018 North East Fund!

DEADLINE : 10th November 2018

We want to hear from community organisations in the North East of England working to promote long-term change in the neighbourhoods that need it most.

We would like to encourage applications from voluntary organisations working within their local neighbourhood to:

Online Resources & Courses:

Modules, Digital Unite, FACL, Barclays Digital Eagles, Digital Wings, Further Online Tutorials,Online Safety 

Grow Your Charity Online – Marketing Skills

Lloyds Bank,  Google – The Digital Garage


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The briefing paper outlines some of key spending promises in the Budget and their implications for VCSE organisations. /sites/default/files/files/NAVCA%20Autumn%20Statement%20Analysis%20-%20FINAL.docx

The Growth and Resilience Fund will provide grants and non-monetary support to organisations with a turnover under £1m who want to change, survive, adapt and grow so they can better address needs in communities. The fund will prioritise organisations working in the areas of poverty; mental health and wellbeing; diversity and inclusion; and educational disadvantage.

1. About the Growth and Resilience Fund

Citizens Advice Sunderland’s Tesco Bag Pack

Dear colleagues


First of all we would like to formally thank you for your personal contribution in supporting Phase One of the Path to Excellence Programme, and ensuring we reached as far as we could into local communities.

Without your contributions, we would not have been able to do this to such a high standard and support the genuine opportunity for the public to influence the consultation issues.

Path to Excellence – Phase Two

HealthNet is a network and collective voice of the voluntary and community sector, in representing the people of Sunderland to debate, influence and shape local health, wellbeing and services in order to achieve better outcomes.

Its aim is to:

Through our Partnerships funding, we make grants over £10,000 for organisations which work together with a shared set of goals and values.

Deadline: Open

Grants are available to voluntary and community organisations in England which work together with a shared set of goals and values.
The fund supports ideas that meet one or more of our three funding priorities.
Show us how you plan to: