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  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:37

     The IMPACT Awards recognise and reward charities that are doing excellent work to improve people's health. They are funded by GlaxoSmithKline and managed in partnership with The King's Fund. The awards are open to registered charities that are at least three years old, working in a health-related field in the UK, with a total annual income between £10,000 and £1.5 million.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:35

    Inspiring Communities Toolkit

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:23

     The Institute of Fundraising and BT have produced Networked for Good: How to use Social Media to Give Your Fundraising a Boost, which gives information on how to use social media, such as blogs, Facebook and Twitter, to help with fundraising.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 16:10

    On Saturday 29 October get involved in Make a Difference Day, the UK's biggest day of volunteering! Last year more than 2,000 organisers put on activities involving 70,000 volunteers. More information and free resources are available online.

  • Thu, 23/06/2011 - 15:58

    New Way Forward provides groups and activities for adults who experience mental ill health. Upcoming activities include:

  • Wed, 22/06/2011 - 17:02

     New Way Forward is a Trafford-based mental health charity that provides groups and activities for adults who experience mental ill health. An exhibition of Craft, Art and Photography created by group members will be on Display at Sale WatersideExhibition from 25th July until 3rd September 2011.

  • Wed, 22/06/2011 - 16:52

    The Charity Commission has recently published governance guides for small charities, which can be accessed via the following link. It could be useful tool for a range of voluntary and community groups and the guide has information on types of risks and links to other sources of information including a link through to NAVCA members site!

  • Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:47

    Time to Change can support events run by small groups or organisations led by people with direct experience of mental health problems. They offer up to £500 to cover expenses, mentoring and practical advice, help with spreading the word about what you're doing, and Time to Change branded materials to distribute on the day.

  • Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:45

    Help the Homeless offers grants of up to £3,000 towards capital costs of projects that assist individuals to return to mainstream society. Funding is allocated mainly to small and medium-sized charities (with an annual turnover of up to £1 million). Grants to larger charities will only be considered if the project is very innovative and can only be developed by a large organisation.

  • Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:39

    This is a new initiative from the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) for civil servants to undertake short placements in your organisation. The Outreach programme aims to increase understanding and strengthen relationships between the department and its stakeholders.