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Month: December 2017

The £3million Community Shares Booster Programme

21st December 2017

Power to Change is investing £3 million into the Community Shares Booster programme over the next five years.  If you’re a local group needing an extra boost to set up or grow a community business, you can now access up to £10,000 to help launch your community share offer and up to £100,000 match funding … Read more

NHS Ask, Listen, Do Survey

21st December 2017

The NHS want to hear from children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both, their families and paid carers.  They want to hear about raising concerns and making complaints.  They need your help so they can do the right things to make a difference. The survey ends on 31 January 2018 … Read more

Introducing CASCAIDr a newly emerging specialist Legal Aid Charity

21st December 2017

CASCAIDr is a newly emerging legal advice charity helping people to get an adequate health or social care package, if they’re struggling with the legal aspects, such as wrangles over assessment, eligibility or decision-making about a care package. CASCAIDr will be taking on the following sorts of problems for free: access to funded advocacy rights; whether assessments … Read more

Be part of a new community movement based on kindness

1st December 2017

Helpfulpeeps is an on line community where people share their time, skills and knowledge to help each other for free. You can read a short introduction by clicking here, and you can find out more here.   Read more

Christmas gifts with a real social or environmental impact

1st December 2017

You can buy Christmas presents with a purpose this year with the 2017 Social Enterprise Gift Guide produced by Social Enterprise UK. Each of the gifts in this guide has a real social or environmental impact, and you can download it by clicking here.     Read more

School for Social Entrepreneurs 2018 Fellowship Programme

1st December 2017

School for Social Entrepreneurs have opened recruitment to their 2018 Fellowship programme in London.  Starting in May, the course will support those who want to move from ideas stage to starting up and running a business (or charity) that benefits people or the environment. Participants will get 20 days of learning and support, spread out over nine … Read more