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GVS e-bulletin Service – Voluntary Sector News (19/07/21)

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The deadline for applications is midday on the 30th September 2021. Read More
Did you know your organisation can 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
We are very happy to announce that a mobile refill shop will be parked up outside of CF61 on a weekly basis, to serve the people of Llantwit. Read More
 A series of police surgeries have been organised at CF61, so that individuals from the local community can meet face-to-face with Officers once again. Read More
For the summer, we just want to let you all know that we are open as usual, there will be no break so please continue to come and use us. As the kids will be at home more, it may be even more valuable to get that additional food that we can offer to your weekly supply!  Read More
General news
Commercial photocopier (mono and colour) surplus to requirement which is available for any charitable organisation that would benefit from having it. Read More
Members of Barry Community Choir have reunited for rehearsals and we are looking to expand the Choir so that we are able to perform again. Read More
This free online resource supports boards to recruit trustees in an effective and inclusive way. Read More
Charities registered in England or Wales must send an annual return to the Charity Commission or report their income and spending every year. Read More
FOREST BATHING will be held on the first  Sunday of each month at 10.30am at Cwm Talwg Local Nature Reserve. Meet at the entrance to the wood opposite the Cwm Talwg Pub, Severn Avenue Barry. Read More
The Charity Commission has published a blog on 5 key changes to charity law that should ease some of the regulatory pressures on trustees and reduce unnecessary bureaucracy. Read More
The Association of Chairs has published a research report which contains useful insights into the experiences of charity chairs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
A new online resource supports boards to recruit trustees in an effective inclusive way. Trustee boards and management committees will find this a useful resource to support better trustee recruitment. Read More
The Charity Commission has updated its COVID-19 guidance for charities, including changes to filing extensions for annual returns, and updates to guidance on charity meetings and insolvency provisions. Read More
 
Funding
The Provident Social Impact Fund (Wales) aims to support social inclusion in the most impoverished areas of Wales. Read More
Sea-Changers Innovation Fund 2021 is a new fund to support innovative marine conservation approaches and solutions. Read More
A grant funding programme to help communities living within five miles of certain waste transfer stations or landfill sites take action for their local environment. Read More
The Santander Foundation has announced the launch of a new £1.8million Financial & Digital Empowerment Fund focused on providing grants to support UK charities and CICs working to build people’s digital and financial skills. Read More
The First Minister, Rt Hon Mark Drakeford MS, has announced that WCVA will distribute an additional £2.25m of funding to the voluntary sector in Wales through the Third Sector Resilience Fund. Read More
This session aims to bring people from the voluntary sector together to discuss how we can maximise our opportunities in the post-Brexit funding landscape. Read More
The Inspire Fund provides funding for projects that engage the public with dementia and the life-changing research going on into the condition. Read More
The Volant Trust accepts applications from charities in the UK and internationally that demonstrate a strong focus on alleviating social deprivation and helping vulnerable groups who have been particularly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
These new project grants aim to help organisations as they reimagine their activities following the pandemic. They offer support to build expertise, capacity and connections within and outside the sector. Read More
Versus Arthritis are distributing grants of up to £5,000 to support people with musculoskeletal conditions including arthritis to get active. Read More
Home Instead is the UK’s leading provider of home care. They exist to bring happiness and joy into the lives of our ageing population through improving and maintaining mental well-being and addressing loneliness and isolation. Read More
Barclays is expanding its COVID-19 Community Aid Package by inviting UK charities to apply for one of a further 50 grants of £100,000. Read More
The new Volunteering Wales Strategic Grant round will unlock the potential for embedding or upscaling the co-ordinated volunteering that has been demonstrated during the Coronavirus pandemic. Read More
The Wales and Africa Grant Scheme will be open for requests from 12 July 2021  Read More
The Youth Led Grants Panel are delighted to announce that applications are now open for 2021/22 youth led grant fund. Read More
Vale of Glamorgan Council offering the Strong Communities Grant Fund. Closing date – 20th of July. Read More
Health
We are pleased to announce the Welsh Ambulance Service Info Burst for June 2021 and Carers event, which we hope you will find helpful, interesting and informative. Read More
The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales. Read More
The Association of Chairs has published a research report which contains useful insights into the experiences of charity chairs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More
Please see attached the briefing for FAW 2021. Care & Repair Cymru has a single Falls Risk leaflet, A4, back to back English/Welsh, which is not time sensitive and can be used beyond the FAW date, which has been developed using Public Health Wales principles. Read More
Welcome to this first Carers Wales Bulletin. We have created this bulletin to give a brief snapshot of our work. We will be sending these bulletins on a regular basis and I welcome your feedback on the contents. Read More
See the latest version of The Stroke Association Community Steps Directory and their Photography Competition. Read More
Home Instead Charities is the new name of our charity, new name, new look, but the same heart… we aim to BRING JOY to the lives of ageing adults all over the UK. Read More
The WEDINOS project has seen a substantial increase in non-prescribed ‘prescription’ medications being submitted to the drug testing service in Wales. Read More
Thank you to everyone who took the opportunity to participate in the Health Board’s Shaping Our Future Clinical Services public engagement which ran for 7 weeks in March/April 2021. We are grateful for the constructive conversations and rich feedback that were facilitated through the programme. Read More
A third of all older people aged over 65 will have a fall every year, and it can have a major impact on their lives both physically and emotionally. But falls are not an inevitable part of growing older and there are many ways to reduce risks. Read More
Achieving Innovation is a new resource developed by Life Sciences Hub Wales to inform and guide those working across industry, health and social care innovation. It summarises key research, provides critical insights and delivers fresh perspectives from cross-sector thought leaders. Read More
The Welsh Government scheme which supports people on low-pay with a £500 payment if they have to self-isolate is being extended until March 2022. Read More
To see the latest version of Wales Council of the Blind E-Bulletin. Read More
The Vale Public Services Board is undertaking a range of engagement activities over the next few months to inform a Well-being Assessment which will be published in May 2022. Read More
See the latest version of the Barry Hospital July Newsletter. Read More
Advice presented to First Minister on 21 day review of COVID-19 restrictions. Read More
Vacancies
Vacancy for Senior Regional Services Co-ordinator. Closing date 2nd August 2021 Read More
Innovate Trust are currently recruiting support workers to help people with learning disabilities to live valued lives within their communities. Read More
Contract: Permanent & part time. 21 hours a week. (This could be 3 days or spread across Monday – Friday) Pay: £20,000 based on a full time equivalent 35 hour week. (Pro-rata pay for the contracted hours is £12,000) Read More
The Arts for Health and Wellbeing team, part of Cardiff & Vale Health Charity, are looking to commission artists to create artwork, Read More
We are currently seeking an Information & Advice Officer, 35 hours per week, £22,000 pa (NB – salary subject to pay review) Applications to be returned by 5:00pm Wednesday 28th July 2021 Read More
Initially working across Cardiff and Vale and surrounding areas, the project – staffed by a Peer Coordinator and Peer Support Lead – will develop a network of peers that will reach into the community of PWID and deliver core messages promoting hepatitis C testing and treatment. Read More
Three vacancies at Bawso – Floating Support Worker, Diogel Outreach Worker, Outreach Worker. Closing date for all vacancies is 23rd July 2021 Read More
Safe and happy in the water Read More
Older people looking for help Read More
Connecting dads to their child’s education Read More
Exercise with older people Read More
Helping Nature Read More
Volunteering is great Read More
Transporting Older People Read More
volunteer receptionists Read More
Training
Save 25% on our July training courses by entering code 25LIVE at checkout. Courses taking place on 22nd and 23rd July. Learn how to help and advise people to Break the Cycle of Debt and Prevent Homelessness with a Toolkit to help people facing Possession Action. Read More
As there has been a 90% increase in consumer scams due to COVID-19, costing the economy between £5-10 billion. In response to this Citizens Advice Cardiff and Vale, in partnership with Trading Standards want to increase our engagement with local businesses, organisations and community groups to help raise awareness of scams within our local communities. Read More
21/07/2021 | 14.00 – 15.30 Price: £10.00 Online session Read More
Events
The GVS Annual General Meeting will be held at CF61 and/or via Zoom (depending on Welsh Government guidance at the time) on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021 at 10.00am. Read More
 

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