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Sita Cornwall Trust Flagship Fund deadline approaching

Nikki George April 22, 2015 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The cut off date for application to Sita Cornwall Trust’s flagship fund is 30th April 2015. SITA Cornwall Trust must be the sole funder for projects to the value of at least £150,000 up to a maximum of £250,000. Projects must be completed by June 2016. The Trust’s specific...

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Cornwall Community Foundation’s approaching grant deadline and panel dates

Nikki George April 15, 2015 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

Community Foundation Grants Including the following funds – Benefiting Older People / China Clay / Tuppenny Trust / Penwith & IOS / Albert Van Den Bergh & Jane Hartley Fund  ( Newquay Area Fund) Lord St Levan / Community Fund / Bolitho Trust for Organisations). Grants range...

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Heritage Lottery Fund information event

The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are holding an HLF Information Event for equality groups and organisations. The HLF funds a wide range of projects from £3,000 upwards, that actively involve people in heritage. This can include, amongst other things: cultural traditions; histories of...

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Gain an advantage for Big Lottery funding

                    Taking place on Thusday 14th May, at the Exchange in Wadebridge, CRCC are inviting local groups, that are thinking about or are in the process of submitting an application to Big Lottery’s Reaching...

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BBC Gareth Malone Series

admin March 27, 2015 Marketing News Opportunities No Comments

Twenty Twenty Television are producing a brand new series for the BBC with Gareth Malone, the choirmaster at the heart of award-winning series like Sing While You Work and The Choir: Military Wives. In Gareth’s new BBC 2 show, he is on a mission to find the best of Britain’s...

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund Opens for Spring 2015

Nikki George March 18, 2015 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The Prince’s Countryside Fund opened to applications this week from organisations and charities that are helping rural communities across the UK. The budget for the Spring 2015 round is £800,000 with grants of up to £50,000 available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, social...

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Funding – Jewson Building Better Communities Competition Opens

Nikki George March 18, 2015 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The vote-based competition is aimed at transforming spaces and places in need of a little love and attention across the UK. The awards are meant to be used to support building projects of all shapes and sizes, no matter how innovative or ambitious. The competition is open to any local...

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A new and improved Hallmaster for 2015

  “We’ve listened to our Customers and giving them a new and improved Hallmaster for 2015”   If you are considering using, or perhaps already using the Hallmaster Booking and Invoicing System, then please take a moment to read on.. Since the first release of...

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Heritage Is for Everyone – Heritage Lottery Fund information event

Heritage Is for Everyone – Heritage Lottery Fund information event New County Hall, Truro Friday 17 April 2015   The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) are holding an HLF Information Event for equality groups and organisations. The HLF funds a wide range of projects from £3,000 upwards,...

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Is it beneficial to have superfast broadband in your hall?

The Superfast Cornwall programme funded by the EU, Cornwall Council and BT and managed by Cornwall Development Company has been working with many village halls across Cornwall over the last few years to run IT courses for beginners and help local people learn how to use the Internet....

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30% discounted insurance from Aon

Make sure you include Aon when searching for best value specialist insurance cover for Community Buildings.  With 30% off their standard premiums, there’s never been a better time to get a quote.         Click the image or call 0845 8680696 and quote VIL2 Aon...

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Power-up your community!

Not-for-profit community groups in Cornwall are being invited to ‘power-up’ with the skills they need to build their membership and enjoy the environmental, social and financial benefits of delivering green energy projects thanks to a pioneering new training programme. The “Powering-up...

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New Feed in Tariff legislation

ACRE has notified us that the changes to the  Feed-in Tariff Legislation which will enable charities to  manage a community energy project has been laid before parliament and will come into force 1st April. ACRE has been alerting Defra and DECC through briefings and consultations that...

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Safeguarding adults – Human Rights: Human Lives

Nikki George February 11, 2015 News Opportunities Training Volunteering No Comments

The next free Safeguarding Adult workshops takes place on 18th February in Newquay. Human Rights: Human Lives provides individuals (paid or voluntary), within Cornwall based community organisations, the opportunity to increase knowledge and understanding of how to Safeguard Vulnerable...

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Live online learning from the Big Lottery Fund

Join the Big Lottery in their new webinars. These are interactive seminars run over the internet presented and supported by informative Funding Officers from the Big Lottery Fund. Training is interactive and provides an opportunity for people to learn in a place that suits them without...

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Vital Venues funded training for hall committees

Vital Venues is pleased to announce ‘Trustee Induction’ and ‘Business Planning’ workshops funded by Awards for All to support volunteers who manage village halls, community centres and other community buildings.     The Trustee Induction Workshop...

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Consultation on parish polls

Nikki George December 16, 2014 Government News Opportunities No Comments

DCLG has recently launched a consultation on its proposals to modernise parish polls, which closes on 30 January 2015. A parish poll allows for a ballot of local government electors in the parish to be called on any question arising at a parish meeting. The consultation seeks the views...

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New Human Rights Leading & Managing Workshop

Nikki George December 12, 2014 Governance Opportunities Training No Comments

New dates for the Human Rights: Human Lives – Leading & Managing workshop. The workshops will be in Truro on the 2nd February 2015 and 2nd March 2015 from 9.30am – 1pm (attendance at both is essential). The workshop is for Volunteers or Staff of Community based organisation that...

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Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops

Vital Venues Secures funding to provide new workshops Thanks to support from the Big Lottery, Vital Venues is planning a series of fully funded workshop sessions across Cornwall in early 2015. The workshops are free for community building managers to attend. Previous workshop sessions...

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New funding for minibuses to community transport operators

Nikki George November 26, 2014 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced that hundreds of vital community groups from across the country will receive additional support. £25 million will be made available to provide hundreds of new minibuses to community transport operators in rural and isolated areas....

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More spaces available for the next Be your Own Boss programme in the New Year

Nikki George November 25, 2014 Opportunities Training Uncategorized No Comments

The Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) are recruiting for their next Be your Own Boss Programme starting in January 2015. Be Your Own Boss is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a...

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Funding success for new Community Café in Treverbyn

Life just gets busier and busier in Treverbyn and Stenalees. Treverbyn Together who with the help of lots of volunteers from their local community are currently busily painting and decorating their recently extended hall ahead of its reopening have also been successful in securing...

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Start-up Funding to establish Community Micro Libraries

Nikki George November 11, 2014 Cornwall Council Funding News Opportunities No Comments

Could your community building host the next Community Micro Library? A micro library is a browsing collection of approximately 200 books which include fiction, non-fiction and junior books, to give a flavour what is available from the wider library service in Cornwall.  Customers are...

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Additional Funding from the Big Lottery

  The Big Lottery have announced that grant holders of their flagship Reaching Communities and Reaching Community Buildings programmes will be offered additional funds to develop their organisation’s knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver more effective and sustainable...

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Can you help promote new programme to assist unemployed people in Cornwall

Be Your Own Boss the newest programme by the Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs (SSE) is aimed at helping people who are not currently in employment, over 19 years old and who have a seed of an idea for creating a business that also has social or environmental purpose. Courses...

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Power of Volunteering

New research by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development  demonstrates the profound effect volunteering can have and has identified 10 key skills volunteering can help to develop including: Greater Confidence Increased awareness of local community Enhanced coaching and...

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Community Owned Energy

        CRCC is teaming up with Communities for Renewables CIC  – a social enterprise that helps proactive communities to generate their own energy – to investigate how we can help community buildings in Cornwall become hubs for new local energy enterprises....

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Cornish Community Hall Could Win £3000

Treverbyn Community Hall, a Stenalees based charity, is one of four charities in the area to be selected for a Lloyds Bank Community Award. Earlier this year, over 7,000 community groups across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man and Channel Islands were nominated to the...

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The Prince’s Countryside Fund – Autumn Round

admin September 26, 2014 Funding News Opportunities No Comments

The budget for the autumn round is £600,000 with grants of up to £50,000 available to not-for-profit organisations, charities, social enterprises, Community Interest Companies, Companies limited by guarantee, and unincorporated associations. The Prince’s Countryside Fund has been...

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Human Rights:Human Lives safeguarding adults training

  The Human Rights: Human Lives Leading and Managing in Safeguarding adults is open for bookings:   If you would like any more information please contact training@cornwallrcc.org.uk or 07817 450468. The booking form is online following this link:...

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