Launch Of The Voluntary Sector Grant Funding Programme 2017 – 2018

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is pleased to announce through partnership arrangements with University Hospital North Midlands (UHNM), NHS Stoke-on-Trent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) a funding opportunity. The Voluntary Sector Grant Funding Programme is being launched today 2nd March 2017. Funding will support two key areas, and Stoke-on-Trent City Council is seeking submissions for preventing hospital admission and/or supporting timely hospital discharge. There …

Rally Round – Technology That Cares

Helping you or someone you care for to live a better life Why Rally Round? We all need help and support at some point. Doing the shopping, tidying the garden, changing a light bulb, getting to appointments or meeting up for a cuppa and a chat. That’s where Rally Round comes in. Rally Round makes it easy for friends and …

Volunteer Cultural Exchange Visits Regional Organiser – HOST UK

Geographical Area: Volunteer’s own home (include Volunteer Centre’s Post Code if applicable) Description: We are seeking a Regional Organiser (RO) who will use people management, organisation, and negotiation skills to help facilitate short cultural exchange visits between UK residents and international students studying at UK universities. HOST promotes international friendship and cultural exchange by arranging for adult international students studying in …

Celebration of Volunteering – North Staffs Voice for Mental Health

Thursday 2nd March 2017 10:00 – 16:00 Newcastle Methodist Church Free event Volunteers are essential to charities and other third sector organisations and North Staffs Voice for Mental Health want to celebrate their work and commitment. Together with other organisations, the event will show how volunteers benefit work and offer volunteering opportunities to potential new volunteers.  

Big Fat Chat Live – Staffordshire Health & Wellbeing Board

1 in 4 adults and 1 in 5 children are obese. Who is responsible for stopping us getting fatter? Join Staffordshire Health & Wellbeing Board for a live debate on Wednesday 1st March 2017 18:00 – 20:30 in the Aquarius Ballroom at Victoria Shopping Park, Hednesford, WS12 1BT. Get your free ticket at www.bigfatchat.com #bigfatchat

Shaping Children’s Services For The Future – Tell Us What You Think

Children, young people and their families need to be healthy Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership NHS Trust will help people in Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent to be healthy and well. The Trust provides many services. Some are: Health visitors School nurses Speech and language therapists Children’s services support: Pregnant women Children before they start school Children at school Until they …

Free Business Support Opportunities – The KRISP Project

The Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme has been designed to support businesses that are thinking about, or are currently in the process of, developing a new product, process or service. By providing dedicated human resource and academic expertise, the Keele Research and Innovation Support Programme delivers the expertise, focus and procedure that will help your business innovate and grow. …

Keeping Your Finances In Check 2017 – Charity Commission News

In issue 56 of Charity Commission News The Charity Commission has included the following really useful guidance on financial matters for Trustees. Trustees have a legal duty to look after their charity’s money and other assets. They need to understand and keep track of their charity’s income and spending to spot any issues as early as possible to prevent them …

Message From Matthew Ellis, Police & Crime Commissioner For Staffordshire

Consultation – Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy 2016 – 2020 “I would be grateful for your views and comments on the draft Safer, Fairer, United Communities Strategy 2016 – 2020 (Police and Crime Plan Working Copy 2017). It builds on the first strategy I published in 2013. This refreshed strategy focuses on the same four priorities of intervening early, supporting …

We Are CFG’s Organisation Of The Month

   We are absolutely delighted and honoured to have been named ‘Organisation of the Month’ by Charity Finance Group in their latest newsletter. “Why did you join CFG? Our current Finance Director moved into the charity sector and was looking for a source of reliable information, to support her in her new role. In addition, as a provider of Community Accountancy …