Grant applications – Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme

£1.3m funding available for women experiencing disadvantage: Mind and Agenda launch the Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme Mind, the mental health charity in England and Wales, and Agenda, the alliance for women and girls at risk, have announced that their £1.3m women’s mental health peer support grants programme is now open to applications, with a closing date of 15 …

Council on Right Track to Deliver Ambitious Agenda – Stafford Borough Council

An independent review has praised Stafford Borough Council for the way the organisation is run. Stand out comments included the authority being an “exemplar” in the way it worked with partners and a “well financially managed organisation.” A team of senior officers, and a council leader, from authorities across the country, examined whether the borough was on the right track …

Mindful Monday Walk – North Staffs Mind

Getting active is good for our bodies and helps us feel better too North Staffs Mind invites you to try out Mindful Walking for free as part of the #BeActive European Week of Sport in partnership with ukactive. Date: Monday 24th September Time: Meet at 12.15, for a punctual start at 12.30 Venue: Westport Lake visitor Centre, off Brownhills Road, …

Sector Support Showcase – BOOK NOW

The Dudson Centre Wednesday 3rd October 2018 09:00 Start Work for a charity or community group? Boost your knowledge at the Sector Support Showcase The charity sector is changing rapidly. Get ready for the latest challenges and opportunities at this special event in October. Organised and supported by VAST, the showcase will be taking over The Dudson Centre with a …

Dudson Museum Heritage Open Day

View the museum in a bottle oven and the Dudson Ceramics Collection during this special Saturday opening of The Dudson Museum for Heritage Open Days.There will also be activities for children and the young at heart in our ‘Bottle Oven Bonanza’. As the usual opening times of the Dudson Museum are Monday-Friday, 10.00am until 3.00pm, this special opening day for …

Sporting Capital

Sporting Capital invests in organisations that make a difference through sport. What we fund The £3m Sporting Capital Fund provides loan funding of between £50,000 and £150,000. The loan funding will be used to help organisations develop new projects, operations and revenue streams. Our goal is to help develop more sustainable community sports organisations. We can invest in a wide …

Pan Staffordshire Perinatal Mental Health Event

The Pan Staffordshire Perinatal Mental Health event taking place on: 17th September, 10am to 2pm at The Chartley Room, The Northfield Centre, Magnolia Avenue, Stafford ST16 3DU. It is a perinatal mental health listening event and really welcome both professionals and public members. To book a place via Eventbrite go to:- https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pan-staffordshire-perinatal-mental-health-stakeholder-event-stafford-tickets-48334106614 Also to let Amanda Palmer know you are …

Potential Bidder’s Event – Future Provision of Supported Living Services to Adults with a Learning Disability

Opportunity Details        Opportunity Title: Potential Bidder’s Event – Future Provision of Supported Living Services to Adults with a Learning Disability Buying Organisation: Stoke-on-Trent City Council Opportunity Method: Notice Only Opportunity Status: Open Opportunity Type: Public Sector Notice Type: Notice Nature of Opportunity: Services Estimated contract value (GBP): Not disclosed   Important information  This is a ‘Notice Only’ Opportunity. Do not …

NAVCA Response to the Launch to the Civil Society Strategy: Building a Future that Works for Everyone

Last week saw the launch of the Government’s highly anticipated Civil Society Strategy: Building a Future that Works for Everyone. Below is a selection from NAVCA of some of the Strategy’s key take-outs with relevance to local infrastructure. Strengthening local infrastructure The strategy makes explicit reference to the important role of local infrastructure in strengthening civil society by supporting and …