Disability Derbyshire Coalition for Inclusive Living (DDCIL) is looking for a volunteer to join the Board of Trustees as a Treasurer. They would be pleased to hear from someone with a background in accountancy who would be interested in fulfilling the role for both the Charity and Peoples Ability Network (PAN). PAN is a social enterprise company existing within the body of DDCIL with the purpose of providing support funding for the DDCIL’s charitable work.
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The GSK IMPACT Awards (In partnership with The King’s Fund) reward charities doing excellent work to improve people’s heath.
- Up to 10 winners will receive £30,000 plus an overall winner will receive an extra £10,000
- Up to 10 runners-up will receive £3,000
- Award winners will also be offered free training and development valued at up to £6,000 and invited to join the GSK IMPACT Awards Development Network which is a three-day training programme which focuses on developing leadership skills and gaining knowledge over a large range of specialist areas.
- The awards are designed to recognise success and achievements for existing work so you don’t have to present a new project
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The LT mini bus grants programme is now open for applications from schools and organisations that cater for young people, under the age of 25 who have a physical, sensory, or learning disability.
Deadline 31st July.
Please see their website: http://www.lordstaverners.org/accessible-minibuses
Grants of £5,000 or £40,000 are available for urgent and essential structural repair projects to listed and unlisted buildings. Applicants must have 50% of the total projects cost funded already and the project must cost at least £100,000 (including VAT and fees).
Please see the website: http://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/node/3507
There will be an information day for sight impaired people, friends and relatives, carers and people who work in Health or Social Care. You will be able to meet the team from Sight Support Derbyshire. Where they will have a variety of equipment on display, which can be demonstrated, for example talking books, new computer software, or a support group.
At the last meeting of the D2N2 Social Inclusion and Equalities Advisory Group, it was agreed that there is now a pressing need to begin a conversation about how the VCSE can further contribute towards the delivery of D2N2 LEP objectives. This request comes at a time when the LEP is beginning to reassess the Strategic Economic Plan for the D2N2 area but also as conventional match funding for programmes is looking uncertain.