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The next meeting of the Community CVS Network will take place on Thursday 26th August. Contact Donna Talbot to learn more.
Additionally, the minutes of July's meeting can be found here.
We're seeking new people to join our ever-expanding Community CVS team. We're looking for the following: -
Community Development Officer
Senior Trainer
Closing date is Monday 30th August.
► The Billy Project are offering girls aged 11 to 16 free gym use between now and Friday 27th August. Contact them to learn more.
Caritas are seeking to recruit Support Workers to work at their Maryvale facility. Closing date is
9am on Wednesday 11th August.
► The Prince's Trust still have places available on their Get Started with Motor Vehicles. Taster day is
Wednesday 11th August, with the course starting the following Monday. Please contact them to find out more.
Lancashire Mind are recuiting for a number of posts, with the earliest deadlines being
9am on Monday 16th August.
Humraaz are seeking to recruit a female Advocacy Worker. Deadline for applications is
Friday 20th August.
► Places are available on the Creative Accelerator programme. Deadline is
9am on Wednesday 25th August.
► The Knife Angel, a sculpture created by the British Ironwork Centre from over 100,000 knives seized by police across the country, will be on display outside Blackburn Cathedral from
Thursday 4th to Monday 29th November.
Active Lancashire always have plenty of training opportunities on the go.
Care Network's latest Professional Referral Form can be found on their website.
► The Carers Service's latest newsletter can be found here.
Circles Connected offer many pleasant ways to spend time this week.
Dis-Labelled, a CIC based in Blackburn which supports people with disabilities, are seeking signatures for a petition aimed to promote a more inclusive icon representative of all disabilities.
Blackburn Foodbank have a wide variety of volunteer roles available.
Rachel Simm of GamCare has a variety of training coming up.
LSCft have produced their latest Partner Update.
Liverpool Social Care Partnership are helping adult social care providers across the north west to evaluate and improve data and cyber security.
Funding update


Funding for VCSE Groups to Help Hong Kong Families Start New Life in UK

£5 million Fund to Support Safety of Women at Night

Upcoming deadlines

Barclays' 100x100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Programme - closes Friday 6th August
Fifty donations of £100,000 each are available to charities working to support vulnerable people impacted by COVID-19, and to alleviate the associated social and economic hardship caused by the crisis.

Local Connections Fund - closes Friday 6th August
Grants for small local voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations working to reduce loneliness and isolation by bringing people and communities together.

Frugi's Happy Childhood Fund - closes Friday 6th August
Grants for small charities for projects which support children living in poverty.

ScottishPower Foundation - General Grants - closes Friday 6th August
Grants to charities for projects that support education, environmental protection, arts, culture, heritage, science, poverty and disability relief, citizenship and community development.

Warburtons Families Matter Community Grants Programme - closes Monday 9th August
Small grants for local projects, activities and organisations that have charitable aims and that will be of real direct benefit to families.
► 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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