The two year Enabling Social Action (ESA) programme is a partnership between the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Universities of Sheffield and Hull.
News Archive: September 2018
Today, (13th September 2018) the Government published a second batch of technical notices related to the arrangements after March 2019 if there is no Brexit deal including one on organisations receiving ESF grants.
Lloyds Bank Foundation have published new research undertaken by New Policy Institute which looks at local government spending on disadvantage across England since 2011/12.
Some of the key findings include:
In advance of the VONNE conference 2018 Brexit: Implications for VCSE organisations and their beneficiaries in the North East we are running a series of relevant blogs to help inform the North East VCSE sector.
This blog was written by Locality, and first published on locality.org.uk.
It is pertinent that in my last week as CEO of VONNE I attend a Convention for the North held in Newcastle bringing together cross sector and cross party leaders aiming to reset the positive, inclusive case for long term sustained ‘economic rebalancing’ – setting out bold policy initiatives that will unlock the potential of people and places in the north.
This post is an overview of the GDPR regulation (now called Data Protection Act 2018), signposting to useful resources.
We also have a series of blog posts sharing our own GDPR preparation experience which you may be interested in.
The Data Protection Act 2018 strengthens the rights of individuals to access and amend their personal data; places greater emphasis on an organisation’s accountability; and introduces more serious consequences for non-compliance, including fines.
This year our annual conference theme is Brexit: implications for VCSE organisations and their beneficiaries in the North East. In this post Carol Botten, VONNE CEO, explains why we chose this and what we aim to achieve through the event.
- Are you a senior leader (CEO or senior manager) working in an organisation located in the North East?
- Would you benefit from joining a cross sector group of other leaders, to consider more dynamic ways of solving problems; and discovering solutions tried and tested by others?
This is the message being delivered by the Charity Finance Group (CFG) in its recent report on the impact of Brexit on charities.
The judging panel for the North East Charity Awards, including VONNE's outgoing CEO Jane Hartley, have announced this year's shortlist:
Outstanding individual contribution to charity: Stewart Bailey; Carol Briggs; Ivan Hollingsworth.
According to independent analysis, the social enterprise sector makes a £60bn contribution to UK GDP, compared to £24bn in previous research.
Community groups have been invited to apply for grants of up to £25,000 for projects focused on health and wellbeing, financial literacy skills or the environment.
The Community Foundation Tyne & Wear and Northumberland is calling for people to nominate their unsung heroes in the community, who donate their money and time to worthwhile causes, but rarely have th
NEA has launched the Heat Heroes Awards 2018.
The awards aim to recognise individuals within communities in England and Wales who have made a significant contribution to helping those struggling with the effects of fuel poverty.