SVS release our updated Small Grant Guide

As part of our commitment to supporting local charitable groups and voluntary organisations, Southampton Voluntary Services has released our updated Small Grant Guide for 2017. This booklet is provided as a free resource for voluntary groups working in Southampton. Within there is information on a large selection of different grants and funding options for community and

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Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales Invest Programme Grant Round opens to applications on 22nd May

Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales Invest Programme Grant Round opens to applications on 22nd May The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales funds small and medium sized charities supporting people experiencing multiple disadvantages through key transition points in their lives to achieve lasting positive outcomes. The Invest Programme provides multiyear grants of

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Report finds flatlining income at small charities

Small charities are being urged to act now to ensure their survival after a survey revealed flat levels of income.   The report ‘Taking the Pulse of the Small Charity Sector‘ says voluntary income for charities with maximum annual turnovers of £1.5m has risen by just 1 per cent since June 2013. Demand for services

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Age Audit Tool

A survey tool to help assess employee attitudes toward age in your organisation The Acas Age Audit Tool can: Assess what your employees think about age issues in their workplace and your organisations’ approaches and policies Help address any risks or issues that could potentially lead to future discrimination claims Create a firm foundation for

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Advice

Campaign Collective provided some useful advice for campaigners and charities about what campaigning is allowed during a General Election period   NCVO has excellent advice on what the election means, how charities can prepare and what NCVO will be doing in the run up to 8 June. If in doubt, you can refer to the Charity

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