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Month: November 2019

Funding for self-help groups to support people with a mental illness or learning difficulties, and their carers

22nd November 2019

The Jill Franklin Trust offers grants to small charities in deprived areas of Great Britain, particularly the North of England and from Wales. Grants are typically £1,000 for one to three years, and the trust has five categories grant applications can fall into: Self-Help groups to support people with a mental illness or learning difficulties, … Read more

Hundreds of FREE business factsheets available from the Growth Hub

21st November 2019

The Heart of the South West Growth Hub have licenced access to thousands of practical, factual and digestible reports, guides, factsheets and reference resources for businesses including: Detailed start up guides for over 600 small business trades, sectors and professions Easy to understand details of over 400 acts, regulations and local trading licenses governing small … Read more

FREE marketing consultancy from Agency for Good

19th November 2019

Agency for Good are a Yorkshire-based marketing agency with a social purpose and as part of this they are offering charities, social enterprise and other social purpose organisations 6 hours of free marketing consultancy to help you focus and streamline your marketing activities. Agency for Good specialise in working with start ups and social purpose … Read more

FREE mental health toolkit for small to medium-sized businesses and sole traders

14th November 2019

How’s Business, the growth hub for York, North Yorkshire and East Riding have put together a free, online mental health toolkit. The toolkit will help you learn how to encourage a positive wellbeing culture within your workplace, how to identify problems, what to do about issues when they arise, and where to go for further … Read more

Culture, Health and Wellbeing: A FREE online training course to help you evaluate your work

12th November 2019

The National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing have put together a FREE online course to help you develop, deliver and evaluate health and wellbeing work within a museum, heritage or cultural organisation.The course is aimed at professionals working in museum, heritage or cultural organisations and anyone else interested in health and wellbeing work in … Read more

Cascading Leadership: supporting peer-to-peer leadership development in the voluntary and community sector

11th November 2019

Cascading Leadership is a free peer-to-peer leadership development programme for voluntary and community sector (VCS) organisations working in health and wellbeing. It enables VCS leaders to share their extensive and varied expertise with peers, to talk about some of the challenges they face and to plan new ways of working.  The programme is funded by … Read more

100,000 more people to be given personal health budgets

8th November 2019

A recent change in law means people who use wheelchairs or need mental health support will have greater choice and control in managing their own health and care. From 2 December, everyone eligible for an NHS wheelchair and people who require aftercare services under section 117 of the Mental Health Act will have access to … Read more

Constitutions and governance – information resource

7th November 2019

Parks Community UK supports Friends’ groups across the country to feel better equipped and more confident in their active involvement with their local park. As part of their website they have put together an collection of useful information about constitutions and governance which relates to all sectors (not just those with a focus on parks). … Read more