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Would you like to join a dynamic and passionate team, in a role where you can help improve people’s life chances and opportunities? We're seeking to recruit new 'Action for Jobs' project officers to recruit and support people to improve their employment and educational prospects.
Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Monday 19th July.
► Get the full story here.
Age UK BwD's Memory Makers is an evidence-based programme for people with mild to moderate dementia. Find out more by downloading the partner information sheet and leaflet.
The North West Ambulance Service are creating a new youth zone on their website, and they are keen to hear from young people.
Blackburn College are offering a Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills course on a part-time evening basis.
The British Red Cross are looking for new Customer Service Volunteers (Wheelchair) in Preston.
Community Circles' latest update can be found here.
Healthwatch BwD are inviting feedback on the BwD Oral Health Strategy.
Kooth are running a mental health survey foe BAME men aged 26-45.
LSCft's latest update is out now.
Our Lancashire have produced their latest BwD & Hyndburn newsletter.
The latest YMCA news update is available to view or download here.
The next Community CVS Network meeting will take place on Thursday 22nd July.
If you'd like to learn more, please get in touch with Donna Talbot.
Funding update


Become a Justice Together grant partner

The Local Connections Fund Round 2 is open

GSK IMPACT Awards seeking bids

Ecclesiastical Launches Phase 2 of Movement for Good Awards

Barclays’ 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme Re-Opens

Baring Foundation’s Announces New Fund to Support Legal Action to Tackle Racial Injustice in CJS

Culture Recovery Fund Launches Emergency Resource Support for Heritage Organisations

Launch of Culture Recovery Fund Emergency Resource Support for England’s Cultural Organisations

Launch of the Green Heat Network Fund Transition Scheme

Peatland Grant Scheme - Discovery Grants Now Open for Restoration Projects

Upcoming deadlines

Veolia Environmental Trust - closes Thursday 15th July
Grants for constituted, not-for-profit organisations and local authorities for projects that make improvements to community facilities and the natural environment.

UK-German Connection - Flexible Funding - closes Friday 16th July
Grants to schools and youth groups to support joint UK-German learning activities, including virtual partnership activities and/or reciprocal visits.

Boost Choose Now Change Lives Programme - closes Sunday 18th July
One-off grants to community groups to support them in delivering projects or activities that will facilitate change and benefit local people.

UK Youth Fund – Covid Resilience - closes Sunday 18th July
Grants for small, local youth organisations which have suffered in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

MCS Charitable Foundation - closes Monday 19th July
Grants to public and not-for-profit organisations for projects that aim to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy and low carbon technologies.

Comic Relief: Ministry of Justice Specialist Fund - closes Tuesday 20th July
Grants for smaller, specialist organisations that support survivors and victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence, who are led 'by, with and for' communities facing racial inequality, disabled people or LGBTQ+ communities.

Steel Charitable Trust - closes Tuesday 20th July
Grants to registered charities working in the areas of arts and heritage, education, environment, health, or social and economic disadvantage.
► The Council's funding portal, Community Foundation for Lancashire's funding page (guidelines can be found here) and the Lancashire Police & Crime Commissioner's website provide exceptional resources for those seeking funding - including the Community Action Fund.
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