December 2013
Community & Social Enterprise News

Tesco Grants

17th December 2013 - The Tesco Charity Trust offers grants of between £4,000 and £25,000 to charities working around their stores, and in the countries sourced from. Priorities are children’s education and welfare, those with disabilities and the elderly. - Read more…

Resources for the Voluntary Sector

17th December 2013 - VolResource aims to make it quick and easy to get to useful information on anything to do with running a voluntary organisation (whether a community group, charity or other non-profit body). - Read more…

Clinks - Evaluation tools

17th December 2013 - Clinks has developed a set of evaluation tools for volunteering projects run by voluntary organisations working around the Criminal Justice System. - Read more…

New Lottery Funding Initiative - Power to Change

17th December 2013 - Power to Change is a new initiative which will invest up to £150 million to support the development of sustainable community-led enterprises across England. It will be delivered by an independent Trust established next year. - Read more…

The National Consortium of Social Enterprise

11th December 2013 - The National Offender Management Service (NOMS) is supporting an initiative to improve the ability of Social enterprises to participate in the delivery of criminal justice and other public services, and to increase its share in the actual delivery of such services. Their aim is to improve the potential of and increase the opportunities for offenders and other severely disadvantaged individuals to get and sustain good quality jobs. - Read more…

Social Investment Tax Relief

11th December 2013 - You will have seen the Autumn Statement announcement and, if you were listening, heard the reference to the social investment tax relief in the Chancellor’s speech. - Read more…

New Transport Initiatives from South Yorkshire Passenger Transport Executive

3rd December 2013 - When signing up for the scheme each company will be assessed against fleet composition, fuel management, driver skills development, vehicle specification, preventative maintenance, use of IT support systems, performance monitoring and management.
By implementing the key measures recommended as a result of the assessment, a typical HGV operator could expect to reduce fuel consumption by a minimum of 5% in the first year. A typical HGV could also see annual output of carbon dioxide fall by six tonnes per year. - Read more…

DMBC ~December Funding Newsletter

3rd December 2013 - Given the amount of material out there, and the limited space we have, we can only present summary details. For further information on anything in this newsletter, or to receive further advice and guidance for your specific project, please contact the team either by telephone on 01302 736759 or via programmeenquiries@doncaster.gov.uk - Read more…

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