Be Part of the Development of National Safeguarding Resources for the Third Sector
The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded funding to the Safer Social Sector Partnership (SSP) to fund the creation of a comprehensive suite of free safeguarding tools and advice for the voluntary sector. Ann Craft Trust as a member of the SSP has taken on the task of producing the adult safeguarding resources. as part of the project, and would like your help. They’ve created 2 surveys:
- They would like voluntary organisations to answer the question: “What resources do you need to keep the people you support safe?”: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SafeguardingVoluntarySector
- And would like users of voluntary organisations to tell them “What do you need to feel safe and supported?”: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SafeguardingResources-ServiceUser
What would you do to improve health and care services in Kirklees?
The Long Term Plan sets out what the NHS wants to do better for people. Your local NHS needs to hear from you about what it should do to make care better for your community.
Make your voice count and help make care better. Take part in the survey.
Survey closes Friday 3rd May 2019.
The Midway Equities Fund, managed by One Community, is now open for grant applications of up to £6,000.
It supports community and voluntary organisations working with the elderly in Kirklees. We will fund general operating expenses, project and equipment costs. Larger grants may, in exceptional circumstances, be awarded at the discretion of the grants panel.
Previous recipients have included:
- The Batley Methodist Church, £5,000 for a replacement kitchen.
- Cameo (a pick-up/travel service for older people), £600 towards operating costs, principally their phone usage.
- Linthwaite Luncheon Club, £3,000 contribution towards the cost of a kitchen upgrade.
- Crosland Moor and District Community Association, £3,000 to upgrade tables, chairs and kitchen equipment.
This fund is now open to applications, and closes on Thursday 2nd May, 2019.
One Community makes grants to a wide range of organisations. The Foundation is particularly keen to help grassroots community groups, and small-to-medium-sized voluntary organisations, and priority will be given to these groups. We do not normally make grants to large local, regional and national charities.