The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is launching a new fund with Nesta that will support volunteering in public services and new ways for over-50s to engage in digital social action. There is £4m in grants from DCMS and £750,000 in non-financial support from Nesta available through the Connected Communities Innovation Fund. Funding will be provided to test new concepts and support proven innovation to scale up their work.
The Jack Petchey Foundation wants to support young people who volunteer their free time to help others in need.
I remember it well – the first time I ever ran a workshop for Voluntary Action Camden. The pounding heart, dry mouth, shaking hands. What if I forget what I want to say? What if my mind goes totally blank? What if..? Several years on and some 50 or so workshops later, talking to a […]
Financial assistance is available to second-tier organisations in London for work that helps strengthen the voluntary sector.
Individual young people between the ages of 14 and 25 years old who live in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland can apply for grants of up to £500. vInspired Cashpoint will fund projects that: Are designed and run by 14-25 year old volunteers. Can be delivered within two months. Clearly benefit a chosen community. This […]