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: email@example.com 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.
The government has immediately authorised the NHS to use the world’s first coronavirus treatment proven to reduce the risk of death.
Statistics on the Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS), Coronavirus Large Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CLBILS), Bounce Back Loan Scheme (BBLS) and Future Fund Scheme.
HMRC data about the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme, the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme, and the VAT payments deferral scheme. Published updated weekly data (up to end of Sunday 14 June) for the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.
Ad hoc statistics reporting data and methodology for two statistics referenced in SAGE’s paper: SPI-M: the role of children in transmission (16 April 2020).
Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Added guidance on support bubbles.
Next steps for the phased wider opening of educational and childcare settings. Added information on how primary schools can use flexibility to welcome back additional pupils this term, where they have capacity.
A summary of attendance in education settings since Monday 23 March and early years settings since Thursday 16 April. Added latest data and ‘11 June 2020 summary: attendance in education and early years settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak’.
List of critical workers (key workers) who can send their children to school or other educational settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Added information on how primary schools can use flexibility to welcome back additional pupils this term, where they have capacity.
Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Added guidance on support bubbles.
Information about how many laptops, tablets and 4G wireless routers we have delivered or dispatched to local authorities and academy trusts.
A summary of stakeholder insights into factors affecting the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities.
Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Added guidance on support bubbles.
People from GAD support the government’s fight against coronavirus by continuing to engage with their clients to deal with issues caused by COVID-19.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has instructed UK clinical trialists using hydroxychloroquine to treat or prevent coronavirus (COVID-19) to suspend recruitment of further participants.
Guidance about funding extensions to initial teacher training (ITT) courses during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
Preventing and controlling infection, including the use of PPE, in education, childcare and children’s social care settings during the coronavirus outbreak. Updated guidance to clarify PPE advice and changes in access to testing.
Guidance for Tier 4 sponsors, migrants and short-term students on temporary concessions in response to the outbreak of coronavirus.
Governance Advice & Updates
25 Jun 2020 - 16 Jul 2020: Online Corporate Fundrising Course (9:30 AM - 11:00 AM)
Get Grants new Online Corporate Fundraising Course will give attendants a practical overview of how to develop their organisation's income through companies
1st Jul 2020 - 8th Jul 2020: Online Using Data to Increase Fundraising Success Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
Tailored to charities and community groups looking to improve their fundraising success, Get Grants Online Using Data to Increase Fundraising Success Course will support you to incorporate freely available data, simple analysis, and evaluation into your bid writing to make you a more skilled, confident fundraiser.
7th July 2020 - 28th July 2020: Online Bid-Writing for Charities and Community Groups Course (9:30 AM - 11:30 AM)
A 3-day online course aimed at Community Groups and Charities who are interested in increasing their income through grant funds.
9th July 2020: FREE Virtual Networking Event (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)
An opportunity to meet fellow Fundraisers and discuss the challenges and new opportunities arising in our sector.
The IOF has, as part of Small Charity Week, 1,500 free places for individuals from charities with an annual income of under £1 million. The convention will take place digitally between 6th-8th July.
Grants are available for frontline organisations, grassroots groups and community groups across the UK that are working to redress the impact of the coronavirus/COVID-19 and systemic racism on communities of colour.
Grants are available for European youth activities which serve the promotion of peace, understanding and co-operation in a spirit of respect for the Council of Europe's fundamental values such as human rights, democracy, tolerance and solidarity.
The England Illegal Money Lending Team is accepting applications from local charities, voluntary organisations and community groups to support projects that raise awareness of the issues of the dangers of illegal money lending in their community. Groups can apply for grants of up to £5,000 for community projects that demonstrate a positive impact on their community and that meet the following criteria:
The Trustees of the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Foundation have made additional funding available for their next grants phase, running from May to December 2020. There are new funding opportunities for existing grantees, offering emergency funding; 12 month grant extensions and grant increases for adaptation costs. In the summer, the Trust will launch a new COVID-19 Initiatives Fund, which will be open to both grantees and non-grantees. Funding will be available to support new initiatives rooted in the values of equity, rights, peace, climate change and power and accountability.
Details of the £7.6 million Vulnerable Children National Charities Strategic Relief Fund and how to apply.
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Chesterfield, S40 1NU
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