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SCVO: Sandwell Council of Voluntary Organisations

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Join NSDT’s 25th Birthday Celebrations! 

24 Jul 17

North Smethwick Development Trust celebrates their 25th Birthday this year.


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PAPYRUS seeks a Community Suicide Prevention Worker (West Midlands) 

24 Jul 17

PAPYRUS is a national charity dedicated to prevent young suicide, which is the biggest killer of young people under 35 in the UK.


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ScottishPower Foundation 

24 Jul 17

The Scottish Power Foundation is now accepting applications from Registered Charities and not-for-profit organisations for grants of £25,000 up to £250,000.


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3rd Sedgley St Andrew’s Scout Group – 50th Anniversary Reunion 

17 Jul 17

2017 marks the 50th year since the Group was formed and they are hoping to hold a reunion by way of celebration on Saturday, 4th November 2017 (times to be confirmed).


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National Citizens Service 

17 Jul 17

A team of National Citizen Service (NCS) participants took to the streets of West Bromwich on Wednesday 12 July on a campaign to raise awareness about Dementia with help from some of the most notable organisations from across the country and for …


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Charity Governance Code 

17 Jul 17

The updated version of the Charity Governance Code has been published, setting out higher standards and urging larger charities to carry out external reviews every three years.


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Universal Credit in Sandwell 

17 Jul 17

From the 5 July 2017 parts of Sandwell are moving to what’s called ‘Full Service’ Universal Credit (UC).


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Project Aspie’s ‘Alphabet 12’ Session – July 2017 

11 Jul 17

On Saturday 29 th  July 2017 session of ‘Alphabet 12’ will be focusing on exploring the experience of ‘ASD, Parents and Siblings’.


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Sandwell and West Birmingham Equality Awards 2017 

10 Jul 17

Did you know nominations for the Sandwell and West Birmingham Equality Awards 2017 close on Wednesday 26 July? The categories are: • Learning Disability Award • Partnership Award • Statutory Sector Award • Voluntary Community and Faith Sector…


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Heritage Lottery Fund – Funding to Restore Neglected Historic Buildings 

10 Jul 17

The next deadline for the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Heritage Enterprise programme is the 31st August 2017.


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Greggs Foundation Breakfast Club Grants 

10 Jul 17

The Greggs Foundation currently supports 380 breakfast clubs throughout England, Scotland and Wales.


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Homeschool Social Enterprise – School Places For September 

10 Jul 17

Are you looking for a new school place for September?  Homeschool Social Enterprise still has spaces left for children aged 5-11 for September 2017.


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#100Masters – Express and Star Collaboration 

10 Jul 17

Creative Black Country in collaboration with The Express and Star have printed their second article showcasing local talent within the Black Country as part of the 100 Masters Project; an arts campaign to identify contemporary skilled people from the…


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Guide to Employing and Insuring Volunteers 

10 Jul 17

Volunteers play an important part in most charities but without the right practice in place things can go wrong.


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The Big Sleuth launches in Sandwell next week! 

5 Jul 17

Six grrrreat bears will be unveiled in Sandwell on Monday (10 July) at the launch of The Big Sleuth public art trail.


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We’d like to hear your views on… 

3 Jul 17

We’d like to hear your views, via our next poll, regarding some forthcoming legislative changes that have far-reaching implications for all organisations that handle ‘personal data’ (think UK Data Protection Act…and then some!).


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Active Citizens Fund 2017/2018 – Now Open 

3 Jul 17

201 7/2018 Active Citizens Fund has been released by West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner David Jamieson.


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RES Sandwell Equalities Network 

3 Jul 17

Rights and Equality Sandwell is looking to re-establish its Equalities Network in Sandwell.


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Lord’s Taverners – Outdoor Play Spaces 

3 Jul 17

Through the programme, special schools catering for children with severe learning and physical disabilities can apply for a range of outdoor play equipment packages provided through a partnership between the Lords Taverners and a playground equipment…


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First Steps Pilot Enterprise Fund 

3 Jul 17

Community organisations (charities and social enterprises) based in England that are looking to take on their first loan to help them grow and become more sustainable can apply for funding through the First Steps Enterprise Fund.


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Sandwell Together Against Hate – please report all incidents 

28 Jun 17

Safety chiefs in Sandwell are urging people to report all hate crimes so victims can receive the support they need.


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Personal Development Workshops 

27 Jun 17

Kemi Folarin, Director of Ashebo CIC has been a visiting lecturer at De Montfort University for over 15 years covering issues of identity, culture, race, gender and social policy.


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Bright Futures 

27 Jun 17

Are you looking for training, jobs or apprenticeships? From 3 July through to 25 September 2017, Connexions Sandwell will continue to offer a One Stop Shop at Oldbury Council House, where every Monday and Wednesday, 11 am – 1 pm , different …


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Looking for some replacement office furniture? 

26 Jun 17

SCVO has been contacted by a local company that has office furniture to dispose of following a liquidation.


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Summer Bounce Community Sports Day 

26 Jun 17

For full details visit:  http://www.


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Helpers Alert!! Arts Volunteers Needed for Events Throughout July, In Smethwick, Bearwood And Wolverhampton 

26 Jun 17

If you could give us a hand on one or more days we would really enjoy your company, and you’ll get to see some exciting arts events and meet interesting people.


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Fundraising Regulator Looks at Widening Levy or Moving It to Statutory Basis 

26 Jun 17

The Fundraising Regulator has said it has to make changes to its fundraising levy after it failed to raise enough money in the first round – including making contributing to the levy a statutory requirement.


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What does the Queen’s speech mean for charities? 

21 Jun 17

This year’s Queen’s speech was delayed due to the recent snap General Election and subsequent negotiations between the Conservatives and DUP (still ongoing at the time of writing).


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SMETHWICK ALLOTMENT HOLDERS FEATURE ON BBC ADVERT 

20 Jun 17

Allotment holders from Smethwick are appearing on TV screens across the country, after being chosen to star in one of the BBC’s newest adverts.


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National Volunteer’s Week 

19 Jun 17

On Tuesday 6 June, Volunteer Centre Sandwell in partnership with NHS The Recovery College, celebrated National Volunteer’s Week with two free drama productions.


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Stories, Statistics and Strawberries 

19 Jun 17

Have Beat the Street and Make, Move and Munch Club helped Sandwell to move more and eat better? Join the Accord Group and partners to explore the learnings, impact and future of community health in Sandwell.


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Free 1-2-1 Employability Workshops 

19 Jun 17

North Smethwick Development Trust are delivering a free one day employability workshops for adults where they can access 1-2-1 support on the day.


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Rosa Women to Women Fund 

19 Jun 17

Rosa the UK Fund for women and girls has launched a new funding round of the “Women to Women” Fund.


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West Midlands Police – Offender Management Referral Pathways 

19 Jun 17

Nosheen Khan is the Pathways Coordinator at West Bromwich Police Station Offender Management Team.


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Charities Urged to Apply For Privacy And Data Protection Grants 

19 Jun 17

Charities are being urged to apply for one of the grants The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has made available to promote and support independent, innovative research and solutions focused on privacy and data protection issues.


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Tracey Crouch to be announced as minister for civil society 

16 Jun 17

Tracey Crouch, who is the Conservative MP for Chatham and Ayelsford, has been appointed as minister for sport and civil society, following a shake up at at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.


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Sandwell’s Answer to Britain’s Got Talent 

15 Jun 17

For those already missing Britain’s Got Talent, Sandwell Council’s SHAPE Team have the answer.


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Project Aspie – Special Session, 21st June 2016 

14 Jun 17

On the 21 st June Project Aspie (in conjunction with BMAG museum) presents a special ‘Alphabet 12’ conference, exploring the gender experience of Asperger’s Syndrome and the Autistic Spectrum.


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Great Get Together in Sandwell 

13 Jun 17

Scenic Sandwell Valley Country Park is hosting a Great Get Together on Saturday 17 June, as part of nationwide events to celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP.


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Sandwell Consortium requires Project Officer 

12 Jun 17

Sandwell Consortium is looking for a skilled and enthusiastic Project Officer.


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British and Foreign School Society 

12 Jun 17

Grants will be made for education or training for children and young people up to the age of 25.


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William and Jane Morris Fund 

12 Jun 17

The next closing date for applications to the William and Jane Morris Fund is 31 August 2017.


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The Dulverton Trust 

12 Jun 17

UK registered charities can now apply for funding of up to £35,000 from The Dulverton Trust.


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Dorothy Parkes Centre seeks Senior Youth Worker 

12 Jun 17

Dorothy Parkes Centre is a community facility for the use of local people.


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How to use more secure IT systems 

5 Jun 17

To complete the third article in our series about protecting you and your organisation online (with information from NCVO’s KnowHowNonProfit website) we look at some important measures that even the smallest organisation can take.


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Veolia Environmental Trust 

5 Jun 17

The Veolia Environmental Trust, has announced that the next closing date for stage 1 applications is the 31st August 2017.


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Paul Hamlyn Foundation Arts Access and Participation Fund 

5 Jun 17

The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has announced the latest grants to be awarded through its Arts Access and Participation fund.


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Bearwood Street Festival – Sunday 11 June 2017 

1 Jun 17

On Sunday 11 June from 11.30 am to 5.30 pm, Bearwood High Street will host its first ever community-led music and arts festival right in the centre of the neighbourhood.


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Summerfield Community Garden Project Open Day – Saturday 10 June 2017 

1 Jun 17

Summerfield Community Garden Project would like to invite you to their Open Day on Saturday 10th June, between 11 am and 4 pm, at the City Hospital greenhouse, Western Road, entrance.


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The ‘Getting Contract Ready’ Workshop 

1 Jun 17

The world of funding can often seem confusing and at times impenetrable.







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