Thanks to all the neighbours helping people with everything from putting the bins out to cooking meals. There is nothing more important than someone you can trust and providing food for people in these difficult times. Many people are struggling and it is the Mavis or Bob down the road that gives people piece of mind. Thank you Mavis and Bob and everyone like you.
DO YOU NEED VOLUNTEER SUPPORT?
We are helping to place volunteers, with DBS checks, to those who need it. Please email email@example.com
WALES COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR UPDATE – WCVA
Keep up to speed on what is happening in Wales and volunteering during the Covid-19 crisis: https://wcva.cymru/coronavirus-statement/
ADVICE AND SUPPORT FROM THE CRANFIELD TRUST
Free consultant support, mentoring, HR support – you name it; they have it, why not ask for support from those in the know at the Cranfield Trust? During this challenging time, you can still get the expert business support you need, wherever you are. See the case study on the fabulous Lee Gardens on Finance and Sustainability. Click Here for Lee Gardens Pool
Here are some of the ways Cranfield Trust can help:
- 1:1 telephone support – from experts on topics including finance, communication, and business contingency planning.
- HRNet – tailored HR and employment advice.
- Management Consultancy – longer- term support, to help your charity/
- Mentoring – personal support for leaders in difficult times. A senior level ‘critical friend’, to help you consider your leadership decisions and impact.
BEWARE OF SCAMMERS! COURTESY OF RCT PEOPLE FIRST
Please find enclosed some easy read scammer illustrations. Scammers Illustrations
INTERLINK SMALL CAPITAL COMMUNITY FUND
Small Capital Grants of up to £1,000 are still available to support voluntary sector organisations to meet the increased demands and pressures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications must focus on supporting vulnerable individuals and communities affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and can be used for smaller capital expenditure. Deadline for applications 20th May 2020. For an application form and related information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
RCTCBC’S COMMUNITY ACTIVITY FUND – COVID 19
Apply for a grant of £300 or £500 in exceptional circumstances (what is not exceptional at the moment?). To receive an application form, please email CovidCommunityFund@rctcbc.gov.uk
RCT COMMUNITY FUNDRAISER UPDATE
Thank you Dawn, we are now well on our way with over £700 raised for volunteer-led community groups in RCT – can you share / donate / do a small fundraising walk to support volunteers to continue their work? Every little bit helps! JOIN THE CAMPAIGN
Keep well and keep in touch with your neighbours (while keeping yourself safe), you never know when you might need each other.