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Month: June 2019

Working with volunteers events in Somerset

28th June 2019

Spark Somerset are offering two free training sessions in July for people employing or thinking of employing volunteers: Involving Young Volunteers This workshop is aimed at organisations who are interested in recruiting a Duke of Edinburgh Student. The session will look at the paperwork involved, types of roles which could attract a young person, the conduct … Read more

Jelly Networking

27th June 2019

Jelly is an informal co-working event where freelancers, home workers and small/micro business owners bring their laptop or other work and work, chat and collaborate with other small business owners. The ethos of Jelly is to be accessible to all so the venue, wifi and parking are provided FREE of charge, with small charges made … Read more

First Steps Enterprise Fund by the ASDA Foundation

24th June 2019

What is the Fund? First Steps Enterprise Fund (FSEF) is a £300,000 pilot finance fund to support community organisations. We manage this fund on behalf of the ASDA Foundation. Who is it for? Community organisations (charities and social enterprises) based in England that are looking to take on their first loan to help them grow and … Read more

Social inclusion grant programme in West Dorset

21st June 2019

West Dorset District Council are offering a social inclusion grant programme based on strengthening local communities, increasing participation and promoting social inclusion through community organisations, activities and events. It is available for groups based in or providing benefit to West Dorset residents only. Social inclusion is about involving everyone within communities. People can feel socially … Read more

National Lottery Awards for All in England

20th June 2019

The National Lottery Community Fund have an Awards for All grant fund offering £300 to £10,000 to support what matters to people and communities in England. You can apply if your organisation is a: voluntary or community organisation registered charity constituted group or club not-for-profit company or community interest company social enterprise school statutory body … Read more

Bring Joy Foundation grants for not-for-profit groups, organisations and charities

14th June 2019

The Bring Joy Foundation are offering grants to not-for-profit groups, organisations and charities that can demonstrate their commitment to creating activities designed to improve the lives of the elderly. What can be funded? Events, activities or pastimes that bring the joy and fun back into ageing. This is open to groups or organisations across the … Read more

Free online health and care courses through Reed

13th June 2019 have a list of free online health and care courses including: infection control, dementia care, dignity and safeguarding and more… Find out more and book a place here Read more

Launch of pop-up digital hub in Bridgwater

3rd June 2019

There is a new pop-up digital hub coming to Bridgwater, Somerset! The launch event will be on 6th June at 12 o’clock midday at St Mary’s Church, Bridgwater and will then be running every week. The hub is free and will be for anyone who needs help around the internet or learning to use technology. … Read more