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 […]