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Care Quality Commission Declare Your Care campaign: Case study recruitment

21st February 2019

CQC  would like to hear from you about your experiences of raising concerns about care. They are keen to show stories from a diverse range of people – including people working in health and social care settings. Background The new campaign focuses on why people have been prevented from voicing their concerns about care they … Read more

In Kind Direct – Supplies for charities, social enterprises and community groups at significantly reduced rates

18th January 2019

Founded in 1996 by HRH The Prince of Wales, In Kind Direct distributes consumer goods donated by companies to UK charities, social enterprises and community groups working in the UK and overseas. In Kind Direct work with not-for-profit organisations and companies to help ensure that everyone has access to life’s essentials and that no usable product … Read more

BAME business support programme in Greater London

17th January 2019

Social Investment Business have launched Diverse Ambitions – a support programme and fund referral scheme for BAME charities and social enterprises in the Greater London area. The programme is fully funded and aims to help BAME organisations by increasing their growth, social impact, financial resilience and put them in a better position to raise social … Read more

Pro bono legal support and advice available to qualifying social enterprises

18th December 2018

Not for profit law firm and social finance consultancy Prime Advocates are running a programme called Social Finance Hot Desk, providing pro bono legal support and advice on non-time sensitive issues from top law firms to qualifying social enterprises. Examples of the support undertaken include: Corporate: updating constitutional documentation, corporate deal documents e.g. articles or mission … Read more

Community Support Grants from the Masonic Charitable Foundation

20th October 2016

Charities which deliver community support or research can apply to the Masonic Charitable Foundation for either a Large Grant (over £5,000) or a Small Grant (under £5,000). Charities with an annual income of under £500,000 are encourage to apply for a Small Grant of £5,000 or less. However, requests for grants over £5,000 will be … Read more

Creative writing opportunity

30th June 2016

Disability Rights UK are looking for a creative writer (preferably someone with lived experience of disability, long term health condition or mental health issue) to work with them on developing a collection of case studies to help demonstrate the benefits of being active to disabled people, health and social care professionals and the sport sector. … Read more

Launch of new report on person-centred coordinated care

28th March 2015

Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) and National Voices have published a new narrative in which children and young people with complex lives speak out on what they expect from good person-centred care that is coordinated around their needs. My life, my support, my choice is endorsed by the national Children’s Health  and Wellbeing Partnership and supports … Read more

Community Catalysts launches Small Good Stuff

17th September 2014

Today Community Catalysts CIC is really excited to launch a new service and website called Small Good Stuff www.smallgoodstuff.co.uk. Small Good Stuff aims to help small community initiatives and enterprises to get going and keep going. It also helps people who need care or support to link with available local community enterprises. Community Catalysts is … Read more