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National Databank

Good Things Foundation has developed the UK National Databank to helpthousands of vulnerable people to get connected, giving communitygroups access to free data – either via SIM cards or vouchers – that theycan share with digitally excluded people, as well as support....

YOUTH LED GRANT 2022/23

Between 14 and 25?Have a great idea for an event or project to promote volunteering?Wish you had a £1000 to help? Apply for the CAVO Youth Led Grant 2022.All you need is a bright idea to promote volunteering to those aged 14-25 in Ceredigion and the desire to make it...

Local Places for Nature

Local Places for Nature

Heritage Fund are pleased to announce that the Welsh Government and National Lottery Heritage Fund Local Places for Nature grant scheme will once again be open for applications from Thursday June 9th. There is £920k available to allocate between now and March 2023....

Local Well-being Plan (2023-2028).

Local Well-being Plan (2023-2028).

The Public Services Board want people in Ceredigion to tell us what more local public services could do to improve well-being. We have four Well-being Objectives that will shape the next Local Well-being Plan (2023-2028). Go to https://haveyoursay.ceredigion.gov.uk/...

Helo Blod

Helo Blod

Fast, friendly and FREE Welsh translation and advice service for business, charities and individuals •Free translation – Helo Blod can translate up to 500 words per month for you, completely free of charge. •Text checking – Helo Blod can check 1,000 words per year for...

Ceredigion Young People’s Bursary 2022

Ceredigion Young People’s Bursary 2022

The Ceredigion Young People’s Bursary 2022 is now open for applications from young people aged between 11-25yrs old and living in Ceredigion. The purpose of the bursary is to provide up to a £1,000 in financial support to young people wishing to achieve a personal...

Charities encouraged to have their say on changes to the Annual Return

Charities encouraged to have their say on changes to the Annual Return

Charity Commission launches consultation on the information it will require from charities from 2023 From:The Charity Commission Published9 June 2022 The Charity Commission has launched a formal consultation on proposed changes to the Annual Return, designed...

Are you a local community group in or around Lampeter?

Are you a local community group in or around Lampeter?

The Llambed Community Fund is open to all local community groups who fall into the eligibility criteria. The fund is also open to Community interest companies & Groups of organisations that are community or voluntary led working to make a difference in and around...

Infoengine Future Focus

Infoengine Future Focus

Thank you to all of the organisations who have been involved in the infoengine focus groups. Based on the information collected we have created a survey which covers the core themes. Please could you take 5 minutes to complete this survey to help develop the future of...

Community Foundation Wales launches Nation of Sanctuary Croeso Fund

Community Foundation Wales launches Nation of Sanctuary Croeso Fund

To respond to the urgent needs of people displaced by conflict and seeking sanctuary in Wales, Community Foundation Wales has launched the Nation of Sanctuary Croeso Fund. Monies raised will support charities, community groups and organisations working with...

E-Move E-bike Loan Scheme

E-Move E-bike Loan Scheme

E-Move is a fully funded Welsh Government project that finds electric bikes and electric cargo bikes available to borrow for free Please see the attached information for more details It is hoped that some of the electric bikes will be placed directly with...

Voluntary Sector Social Prescribing Event (on line Zoom)

Voluntary Sector Social Prescribing Event (on line Zoom)

11 April 2022 - 2.00 - 4.00pm The Welsh Government is currently developing a framework for social prescribing in Wales. This is a key issue for the health and social care sector and both WCVA and CVCs have been engaging with key officials to ensure that the voices of...

Living with COVID-19: risks, rights and volunteers

Living with COVID-19: risks, rights and volunteers

As restrictions ease, Fiona Liddell, Helpforce Cymru manager addresses questions of risk management for volunteering. As I write, the number of cases of COVID-19 in Wales are falling, encouragingly, after  the sharp peak we saw at the beginning of the year. More...

Need an Independent examiner for your end of year accounts?

CAVO are investigating the demand for Independent Examination of Accounts for small charities and community group in Ceredigion.   This pilot scheme will run over 2022/23, a small number of groups will be selected to receive support via CAVO who will...

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day (IWD) takes place annually on March 8th. It’s a global day celebrating the achievements of women. As well as celebrating, the day also marks a call to action for accelerating progress towards gender equality. IWD has occurred for well...

Will volunteering affect my benefits?

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has provided a policy statement, "Volunteering and Work Capability Assessments" to answer questions from volunteers and welfare benefit claimants which the published...

Nature and Us

Have your say on the future of Wales’s natural environment With the world experiencing a climate and a nature emergency, we urgently need a national conversation about the future of our natural resources, and to do something about it, before it’s too late. Nature and...