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Coming out of Lockdown: Opening Community Spaces

Due to the amount of information available AND the lack of specific government advice regarding re-opening of Community Spaces and Centres post lockdown, some Network members and staff worked together on Zoom Working Groups to discuss re-opening their spaces. Two Working Groups looked at Policy and Procedures and Opening Spaces to share experience, chat through issues …

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Third Sector Funding Opportunities – Updated 17th Sept 2020

Updated 17th September 2020 ***The National Lottery Community Fund  Scotland Update. National Lottery Awards for All Scotland, will remain open and unchanged. As will Young Start, thefund supporting youth-led work for young people aged 8-24. Improving Lives fund remains open and will be quicker to access. They will focus on making smaller, shorter grants. From October 1 2020 …

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COVID-19 Third Sector Funders and Funding UPDATED 20/8/20

What Funding is available to Third Sector Organisations? We will update these pages as and when information is available…. Please scroll down the page – there are lots of links to live funds and grants UPDATED 20/8/20 ***TNL Community Fund for Community-led Activity aims to support communities to bring real improvements in their local areas. COVID-19 …

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North West Community Response to Coronavirus

….Here we are featuring a snapshot of some the fantastic work and services members are doing to help their communities during the coronavirus outbreak…… UPDATED 29/7/20 ******Cope Scotland have shared their latest issue of  Whit’s Happening – full of lots of resources, information and contacts Whit’s Happening Issue 7     Updated 23/6/20 ***Cope Scotland …

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Corona Virus COVID-19 Information & Signposting UPDATED 16/7/20

Corona Virus COVID-19 Updates, Resources & Community Information There as so many sources of information about Coronavirus and the local and national responses to the ever-changing situation. We do not want to duplicate work that has already been done. So here we have pulled together a list of links to websites and information, that we …

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Equality Action Pledge

Research shows that BME and women trustees are significantly underrepresented in charity boardrooms. In response to this research and #CharitySoWhite, GCVS and CRER have launched an Equality Action Pledge to help third sector organisations take tangible steps towards tackling discrimination and under representation. We want to see a better society free from discrimination and its effect on inequalities.  …

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Food Services- Advice & Information for supporting Muslim families

As Ramadan approaches, some of our members who are responding to the needs of their communities by delivering food parcels and warm meals, have reported that they are having difficulties supplying halal meat and products to the Muslim families and individuals they support. For this reason, the Network have asked Muslim groups and organisations for advice and …

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