News: Sector News

Making Our Money Go Further – June Update

23rd June

The Making Our Money Go Further June newsletter provides you with an update of our news; what we’ve been up to & what we have coming up.

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Supervised Lateral Flow Testing Site to close Wednesday 30 June

23rd June

The supervised Lateral Flow Testing sites at Riverside House and the Unity Centre will close at the end of the month. The team at both centres would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who has attended and helped to keep Rotherham open.

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The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all adults over 18 years old

23rd June

Everyone over the age of 18 in Rotherham is now being invited to book their COVID-19 vaccination through the local vaccination service.

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Steel Charitable Trust

23rd June

Grants up to £25,000 are available from the Steel Charitable Trust to registered charities in the UK working in the areas of arts and heritage, education, environment, health, or social and economic disadvantage.

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Made by Sport #ClubsInCrisis grants programme

23rd June

Funding of £2,021 is available to eligible grassroots sports clubs and organisations in South Yorkshire that have been impacted negatively by the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, either operationally or financially.

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Bettys & Taylors Family Fund

22nd June

Grants of between £500 and £4000 are available to support groups working across Yorkshire to improve the lives of local children and young people through food. Deadline for applications is 15 July 2021. 

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Classof2020

22nd June

Do you work with young people? Class of 2020 is a free e-learning community platform which helps to support young people left out of work due to the Covid-19 pandemic access training materials from top graduate schemes.

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Free PPE for the voluntary sector

22nd June

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is offering free PPE (personal protective equipment) for use by voluntary sector organisations.

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Further £2 million made available through the Local Connections Fund to help community groups tackling loneliness

22nd June

The National Lottery Community Fund, the largest funder of community activity in the UK, is pleased to announce that from 28 June, grassroots charities and community groups tackling loneliness in England will be able to apply for a share of £2 million of National Lottery funding to support their work.

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New reports from IVAR on response to Covid by voluntary organisations

22nd June

The Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR) have produced two reflective reports on the Voluntary, Community, and Social Enterprise sector response to Covid-19 and next steps. 

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