The Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Council for Voluntary Service and Action Limited
Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the Links Board of Directors has made the decision to temporarily close the office until further notice in order to minimise any potential risk to our staff and VCS group representatives in support of the official attempt to slow down the pandemic. If there are any changes, we will keep you informed.
Sandra Pink (Advice & Project Manager) – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 07889 726846..
Help Needed in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire Survey
We know about the community groups that operate and the good work that you all do. Sadly, we understand that many of you have had to close down due to the Coronavirus crisis.
We are now mapping the help that is available in your residential area.
Information for HE providers on the government support package available for universities and students, the process for clearing and student numbers during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Guidance and information for industry, healthcare professionals and patients covering the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Added link to new guidance on immunomodulatory drugs and temporary pregnancy prevention guidance during COVID-19, in the Medicines and COVID-19 section.
Data on the government loans and grants to support businesses and self employed people through the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Examples of practice for remote education from schools and academies across England. Now with additional case studies about adapting teaching practice for remote education.
New antibody testing programme to provide tens of thousands of antibody tests per day across the UK from next week.
Governance Advice & Updates
This new bill, passed yesterday, changes the rules around charities trading insolvently as a result of the current pandemic, and allows for online board meetings even if not expressly permitted by your constitution. If you've got an AGM or Board meeting coming up or your organisation is struggling financially, this is a really important read.
The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has announced a fund of £6 million for homeless charities directly affected by Coronavirus. This fund was launched on the 14 May and is being administered by Homeless Link.
Frontline organisations where over half of their beneficiaries are experiencing homelessness and have a turnover of less than £5 million are eligible to apply for funding, the deadline for which is Wednesday 27 May. The awards must be spent by 30 October 2020.
Application Form: https://www.tfaforms.com/4824316
Is a grant-making charity supporting Christian UK registered charities and organisations working both in the UK and overseas. In the light of the present Coronavirus pandemic, the trustees have put together an Emergency Funding Application for Christian-based charities who meet the Trust's usual funding criteria, but that are in financial difficulty due to COVID-19.
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Chesterfield, S40 1NU
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