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Third Sector Funding Opportunities

Updated 17th December 2020 ***The Third Sector Homelessness Fund plans to open for applications in early January 2021. This £3 million funding from the Scottish Government is for third sector organisations delivering homelessness services in Scotland. Read more HERE The fund plans to open to online applications w/c 5th January with a closing date of 8th February. …

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Network AGM. From Debate to Dialogue

The Network’s Annual General Meeting will take place, online on Zoom, on Wednesday 9th December 11am-12.30pm. The theme will be: From Debate to Dialogue and our guest speaker for the meeting will be expert on Democratic Innovation, Oliver Escobar Relationships are the foundation of People’s Sector’s work. How we communicate can support or detract from those relationships. We are finding …

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Network IT Recycling Project

The Network has formed a partnership with Glasgow Clyde College and their Gifttech project, that recycles college PCs, to launch our Network IT Recycling Project. Thanks also goes to EE and Yoker Campus for their support and partnership. UPDATE 8/10/20 The IT Recycling Project will hit a milestone this week – we have given out 100 …

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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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Job Vacancy – Work for the Network

Job Vacancy: Network Development Worker -VACANY FILLED Would you like to work with us? Are you passionate about the third sector and advocating for the rights of organisations and communities? Here is an exciting opportunity to join the North West Glasgow Voluntary Sector Network SCIO, to support members and actively promote the ideas, issues and …

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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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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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Corona Virus COVID-19 Information and Resources

UPDATED 24 March 2020 Corona Virus Update and Information Links Dear Members, As the Corona Virus hits Scotland harder, it’s becoming clearer that our work and home life as we know it must change. Coupled with the ongoing uncertainty around funding, this could be a stressful time for us all. It will be especially stressful …

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