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Awards: Norfolk Youth Awards - Deadline: 31st December

OPEN Youth Trust have opened the 2019 Norfolk Youth Awards for nominations. 

Did you know that applying to the Big Lottery Fund is now easier?

If you are looking for funding for over £10,000 and your project helps to:-

  • Shape the spaces and places in your local community,
  • Strengthens relationships and brings people together or
  • Enables people to work together to address issues at the earliest possible stage,

Then did you know that the Big Lottery Fund has a new way of working?

Update from the Sustainable Transformation Partnership (STP)` Oversight Group

An update from the STP (Sustainable Transformation Partnership) Oversight Group has been published, including the following:

  • Preparations for winter pressures.
  • 'Flu vaccinations.
  • Review of mental health services for adults.
  • Improving the sustainability of our hospital services. 

Funding: Tackling Serious Stress in Veterans, Carers and Families Fund - Deadline: 31st December

Grants of £300,000 - £700,000 are available to deliver two of the Armed Forces Covenant’s four themes; providing non-core healthcare services for veterans and providing extra support after service for those needing help.  

Norfolk Safeguarding Adult Board Update

This update is provided by James Kearns, the Chief Executive of The BUILD Charity, who was appointed to the Norfolk Safeguarding Adults Board to provide a perspective to the Board from a voluntary sector provider of services to vulnerable adults. 
These notes highlight the key points from a recent meeting of the Board, to share information to colleagues. It is not a policy statement from the Board.

Funding: Edith M Ellis 1985 Charitable Trust - Deadline: 31st December

Grants of up to £3,000, or interest free loans of up to £5,000 (repayable over five years), are available to charities, social enterprises, public bodies and non-governmental organisations with a turnover of less than £350,000.  

Employment Opportunity: Men's Shed Co-ordinator (Norwich)

Norwich Men’s Shed is looking to recruit a Co-ordinator to lead and develop our Shed.

To support and motivate a team of volunteers working on the project.
To assist in an administrative role and with fund-raising efforts.

Meet the Team: Tonya, Community and Voluntary Sector Co-ordinator and Development Officer

A chance for you to meet our Team, and put faces to names.

Consultation: Norfolk County Council Budget Consultation 2019/20 - Deadline: 23rd December

Norfolk County Council have opened consultation on their budget proposals for 2019/20.  The consultation closes on 23rd December.

Proposals for a single management team for the five CCGs in Norfolk and Waveney

The five CCGs in Norfolk and Waveney have decided to appoint a single Accountable Officer and create one ‘joint executive team’ structure for Norfolk and Waveney. A proposal to formally approve this will be made to each of the CCG’s Governing Bodies when they meet in public in November.


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