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Third Sector Capital Fund 2023

The Cardiff and Vale Regional Partnership Board has allocated £100,000 funding from the Welsh Government’s Housing with Care Fund, to support third sector community services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More

Glamorgan Voluntary Services Big Volunteering Fayre 23rd January 2023

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) will be hosting the Big Volunteer Fayre for charities and community projects to showcase their projects and recruit volunteers. Read More

The Third Sector encouraged to sign up to GVS’ free funding e-mailing service

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) has compiled an e-mailing list that will focus on providing more in-depth information regarding potential funding opportunities for the Third Sector in the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More

Free local radio publicity for Third Sector organisations

Did you know your Third Sector organisation could feature for free on GVS’ Bro Radio Show? Explore a different but effective form of advertising to help create awareness of your organisation and let local people know about your latest news and events. Read More

Your feedback matters to us!

Have you received a good (or bad) service from Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) over the last year? Read More

 

General news

Manage financial difficulties in your charity arising from cost of living pressures

Guidance about cost of living related financial difficulties in charities. Read More

Innovation in digital health technologies hampered by inequities

Persistent differences exist in access to, use of and engagement with digital health technologies between communities and areas across Europe, finds a new paper, co-authored by Public Health Wales and WHO/Europe. Read More

 

Funding

Third Sector Capital Fund 2023

The Cardiff and Vale Regional Partnership Board has allocated £100,000 funding from the Welsh Government’s Housing with Care Fund, to support third sector community services in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More

Community Fund Wales – Disability Fund

The Disability Fund will provide support to organisations and groups supporting people living with disabilities in Wales. Read More

The Health and Social Care Innovation Fund

This Fund will focus on organisations working to provide innovative care services for vulnerable people and carers that improve their quality of life. Read More

Big Give – Green Match Fund

The Green Match Fund is designed specifically for charities working on environmental issues.  Read More

Community Action Fund

The Community Action Fund exists to support grassroots campaigning and community organising in the UK. It will provide one-off grants between £2,500 and £20,000. Read More

The Grassroots Movements Fund

This is a pilot to resource movements that are on the frontlines of social and environmental injustice, and who are striving for transformative change – a vision in which discrimination and domination in society no longer exist. Read More

Masonic Charitable Foundation Hospice Grants

Supporting the provision of palliative and end of life care to people with low socioeconomic status in England and Wales with funding of up to £35,000. Read More

Amser Programme 2023-25

Carers Trust is delighted to launch a new funding programme which will support unpaid carers living in Wales to access a short break from their caring role. Read More

Cardiff & Vale Action for Mental Health (cavamh) Winter Wellbeing Small Grants Fund(Self Help groups and peer led community activities)

This Small Grants Fund is open to people living with emotional and mental health wellbeing issues or dementia (including carers), 18+, to enhance wellbeing through development of self-help groups and community peer led activities over the winter months 2022/23. Read More

The Jenour Foundation

Grants of up to £9000 made to registered charities (both UK and local) in the UK, with a preference for Wales. Read More

Music for All – Community Project Funding

Music for All is dedicated to helping people of all ages and social backgrounds get involved in the amazing world of music making.  Read More

Leathersellers’ Fund Small Grants Programme

This is a fast track application process for small one-off grants. It could be particularly useful for funding small projects or to cover unexpected costs. The value of the grant awarded could be up to a maximum of £5,000. Read More

Mary Homfray Charitable Trust

The Mary Homfray Charitable Trust offers grants of between £1000 and £5000 to a wide range of charitable causes. Read More

The Allen Lane Foundation

The Allen Lane Foundation funds small registered charities, voluntary groups, and charitable organisations with grants of up to £15,000. Read More

Boost Charitable Trust

Grants made to charities or non-profit making organisations with a focus on sport to give opportunities to those who wish to fulfil their sporting ambitions, at any level. Read More

Money Saving Expert Charity Fund

Projects focused on building financial capability skills assisting groups who support children, youth, families, school-based work, migrants, lone-parents, victims and survivors of domestic abuse, family outreach services. Read More

 

Health

A Warm Welcome Community Lunch

Age Connects Cardiff and the Vale are pleased to announce that they have launched their Warm Welcome Lunch at the Wellbeing Centre on Holton Road on Wednesday 4th January 2023. Read More

Your views on training and development which will help you in your caring role

The Vale of Glamorgan Carers’ Team are contacting all unpaid carers who have requested training or asked for development to help you in your caring responsibilities. This review of training and development for unpaid carers living in the Vale of Glamorgan will enable us to ascertain if there is a demand, both for existing and new courses or for other support/development. Read More

‘Walking buses’ show increase in take up of active travel

Research by Public Health Wales to survey the evidence landscape around interventions to increase active travel, has shown that the introduction of ‘walking bus’ initiatives are among the plans most likely to increase the numbers of children walking to school. Read More

Young Carers and Young Adult Carers Survey

Carers Trust are running a young carers and young adult carers survey. We are pleased to inform you that the closing date has now been extended to Sunday 15th January at 23:45. Read More

Back to school advice for parents in Wales to help protect against winter illnesses

Public Health experts are reminding parents in Wales to keep children away from school if they are unwell and have a fever, following an increase in illnesses like flu. It’s one of a number of simple steps parents can take to protect their child and to minimise the spread of winter illnesses when children return to schools and nurseries in Wales next week. Read More

Supporting over 50s in Wales to plan for their future

Responsible business network Business in the Community Cymru in partnership with Age Cymru are delivering the Age at Work Wales programme to support over 50s to remain in or return to work to continue to earn, develop skills and stay connected. Read More

Please wear a face covering when attending healthcare settings

The prevalence of COVID-19 and other respiratory viruses remains high in our communities and is having a significant impact on our ability to cope with the unprecedented capacity pressures we are experiencing across the healthcare system. Read More

 

Vacancies

Cymru Versus Arthritis – job vacancy

Versus Arthritis is looking to recruit a Service Coordinator – South East Wales to contribute to the development of our unique CWTCH Cymru project (Communities Working Together Can Help). Closing date for applications is 12th January 2023 Read More

Numerous Administrative Officer Vacancies with DWP

Location: Ty Taf, Treforest
Closing Date: 19th January 23. Read More

Newydd Housing Job Vacancy – Financial Inclusion Officer

35 Hours, Permanent. Tongwynlais, Cardiff with fully flexible agile working options £28,451 to £29,948  Closing date for applications: midnight Sunday 22 January 2023
Interview date: Thursday 2 February 2023 Read More

Newydd Housing vacancy – Assets & Sustainability Administrator

Part Time, 14hrs pw, Thu/Fri £22,182 to £23,349 pro-rata Tongwynlais, Cardiff with fully flexible agile working options Closing date for applications: 15 January 2023
Interview date: 25 January 2023 Read More

Volunteer Co-ordinator Job Vacancy Guide Dogs

Job Vacancy with Guide Dogs Read More

BBC Children in Need Committee Recruitment

BBC Children in Need is looking to recruit new committee members for our Wales Advisory Committee. We would welcome applications from those who share our commitment to support children and young people across Wales and wish to be part of our decision-making process. The closing date for applications is 16/01/2023. Read More

Join our community dance charity in the Vale as a volunteer trustee or chairperson

Dance has the ability to enrich people’s lives Read More

Waiting Well Phone Support Volunteer

Offering emotional support over the phone Read More

Volunteer with Guide Dogs

Are you a dog lover, do you have spare time? Read More

Volunteer Co-ordinator Job Vacancy Guide Dogs

Job Vacancy with Guide Dogs Read More

News presenter

Researching and reading the local news Read More

2023 – A Time for Change?

I would like to Volunteer Read More

(Cymru Versus Arthritis) – supporting groups/activities in your local community

Support and Information Read More

Barry Dock Lifeboat Water Safety Adviser

Getting the message out there Read More

Be there for someone living with a terminal illness

Supporting terminal illness Read More

We are looking for Tech volunteers to support older and disabled people with their tech at home

Teaching basic computer skills Read More

Nature Reserve Volunteers

Learn new skills in the fresh air Read More

Time to shine brighter than ever!

Do you have good intentions to give back to your local community but don’t know how?  If so, why not attend the biggest Volunteering Fayre event in the Vale of Glamorgan and meet with over 40 volunteering recruiting organisations to see what exciting opportunities they can offer you. Volunteering is fun, rewarding, a great way to socialise and good for your CV too! Read More

 

Training

AXA and BITC partner to support youth mental health

AXA and Business in the Community are partnering to deliver fully funded Youth Mental Health First Aid Champion training this Spring 2023. We know that the number of young people struggling with their mental health and wellbeing is higher now than ever before, with the COVID-19 Pandemic and the Cost-of-Living crisis having only exacerbated many of the triggers including poverty and inequality.  Read More

FREE Parenting Courses/ reducing parental conflict – virtual and face-to-face

These courses are all FREE of charge for Vale of Glamorgan professionals to attend and are a blend of face to face and virtual sessions. The courses have been commissioned by the Vale of Glamorgan Council as a part of the Welsh Government’s plan to strengthen Parenting, and reduce Parental Conflict. Read More

Welsh Women’s Aid – free training

Free training in Cardiff on 28th Jan. Do you want to help end violence against women? Why not attend #AskMe, our free public training? To register you must be 18 or over and live, study, work or volunteer in South Wales. Read More

Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale – Training for February 2023

Courses available at Citizens Advice Cardiff & Vale during the month of February. Read More

GVS TRAINING – Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers

An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher. Read More

GVS TRAINING – How to use Twitter, a workshop for beginners

An invaluable step by step beginner level introduction to the key features, giving you the skills and knowledge to confidently use Twitter. Read More

GVS TRAINING – A gentle introduction to social media

This session is for people who are thinking about using social media as a marketing tool to reach out and engage more people in your service. Read More

 

Events

A Warm Welcome Community Lunch

This has been made possible from grants given by the National Grid Community Fund and the Vale Council. It will enable Nicci the coordinator and the wonderful team of volunteers to remain open longer and to serve soup, a roll and a hot drink free of charge for up to 30 people a day Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 2pm until the end of March. Read More

Nursing Assistant Practitioners and Return to Practice (Nursing and Midwifery) Event

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board is holding a two recruitment events simultaneously on 11 January, showcasing roles for nurses, midwives, as well as HCSW (Healthcare Support Workers). The event will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff. Read More

Street Dance for children with disabilities – Cardiff

In partnership with UDOIT! Dance Foundation Sense are trialling another after school children’s inclusive street dance session on Thursday 19th January 2023. Read More

Carer Aware Project Review Invitation

Next steps 2023-25. As we reach the programme mid-point you are invited to help shape the next phase of delivery. 24 January 10-11am Read More

Glamorgan Voluntary Services Big Volunteering Fayre 23rd January 2023

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) will be hosting the Big Volunteer Fayre for charities and community projects to showcase their projects and recruit volunteers. Read More

 

 

 

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