Cambridgeshire County Council’s Innovate & Cultivate Fund has been updated and has a new name – Cultivate Cambs! We’re pleased to announce that the first deadline for Cultivate Cambs grant applications is 16 September 2022. Pre-application advice appointments will be offered in July. Cultivate Cambs awards grants of £2,000 to £15,000 for new initiatives that….
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GTR is launching a new fund, called the ‘Your Station, Your Community, Improvement Fund ’, to support local charities, our customers, and the communities on our line of route, focusing on the causes that are of key importance to us. The fund supports the following key themes: mental health, education, and employability skills amongst….
When Covid silenced our streets and threatened to overwhelm our health services, charities and community groups were amongst the first to step forward and offer support to our communities. Many funding bodies worked with organisations to allow funds to be used to help with the pandemic response rather than simply for the intended purpose and….
A case study into how we are developing support for groups working with children and young people across Cambridgeshire The issue We have long recognised that there is a gap in Cambridgeshire around specialist support for organisations working with Children and Young people. Many other areas have a specialist county support group or a funded….
The Household Support Fund (HSF) has been created to help people experiencing immediate financial hardship to pay for food and household energy bills. The fund is now open to pensioners who are struggling financially, and: Were born on or before 30 September 1956 Live in Cambridgeshire Are experiencing financial hardship No one under the age….
In March 2022 Support Cambridgeshire ran an online conference on fundraising over three days open to any community group in Cambridgeshire. In addition to providing access to a range of talks and guidance from national funders and surgeries on how to make best use of our online, freely available funding portal we also offered an….
What the 2022 State of the Sector Survey tells us about the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) in Cambridgeshire A great deal has been written about the impact of the pandemic on the VCS over the last years. We carried out research in both 2020 and 2021 that showed that groups were adapting and….
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Queen’s Coronation. As part of this, we would like Cambridgeshire and Peterborough groups to celebrate the fantastic work they contribute to our communities. Cambridgeshire….
Support Cambridgeshire, the partnership between Cambridge CVS and Hunts Forum of Voluntary Services, is launching its latest annual State of the Sector report. This yearly survey informed infrastructure organisations such as Support Cambridgeshire, local authorities, funders and others of the challenges, trends and patterns taking place across the voluntary sector in Cambridgeshire. Due to the….
Living Sport are supporting people from all backgrounds and communities to support others in their communities to be active, we are offering some FREE places on the Sport Level 1 Award in Assistant Coaching (Sport and Physical Activity) They are also interested to hear from anyone in the Fenland area who is keen to help….
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