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11th January 2018

#Speak up grants available from Healthwatch Sheffield

Healthwatch Sheffield have launched #SpeakUp Grants aimed at local groups to enable them to run projects that help local people share their experiences of health and care services in Sheffield. Read more
13th November 2017

General Data Protection Regulation Hotline Now Open

The Information Commissioner's Office opens GDPR hotline to organisations that employ fewer than 250 people Read more
8th November 2017

Review of Volunteering and Community Contributions in Later Life

The Centre for Ageing Better, in partnership with the Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport, has launched a review into how to enable more people aged 50 and over to contribute their time, skills and experience to their communities. Read more
18th October 2017

Sport England Tackling Inactivity and Economic Disadvantage Fund

The second phase of Sport England's tackling inactivity funding will invest £3 million to support inactive people from lower socio-economic groups, and they’re looking for partners who can reach them and help change their lives for the better. Read more

Urgent care proposals

Public meetings and drop-in sessions have been organised so people can find out more about proposals to improve urgent care - treatment for minor injuries and illnesses that are urgent but not life threatening. Read more
16th October 2017

Applications open for the Transform Foundation’s charity website grant programme

The ‘Q3’ round of the Transform Foundation’s 2017 Charity Website Grant Programme is officially open. Read more

The clock is ticking on Brexit; charities need to speak up

Caron Bradshaw, chief executive officer of the Charity Finance Group calls charities to action in a blog written for the Charity Times. Read more

Languages Sheffield to close

Languages Sheffield to be wound down at the end of 2017 as they have been unable to secure funding Read more

Coalfields Community Investment Programme Reopened

The Coalfields Community Investment Programme (England) is a £500,000 fund created to support activities that tackle some of the key challenges that still remain in coalfield communities. Read more
3rd October 2017

Volunteer Connect: Improvements to your online volunteer service

We are pleased to tell you, in response to your feedback and continued customer investment we are now going to be able to offer improvements in the service. Read more

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