Monday, 25 January 2021

Cwm Taf Event - Accessing the Outdoors

 Accessing the Outdoors 2

Date: 9:30 to 11am 4/02/21

At this event, you can discuss how providers can work with partners to promote outdoor activities. We will look at activities with children and young people, with films and presentations which will include the South Central Wales Area Statement.

 Also, you will be able to learn from feedback from the first event. You can share practice and network with other attendees too, who will include Natural Resources Wales, Cwm Taf Public Service Board, and Valleys Regional Park.

 Link to Eventbrite here to book tickets

 Cyrchu at y Byd y tu Allan 2

 Dyddiad: 9.30 hyd at 11am 4/02/21

 Yn ystod y cyfarfod hwn, gallech drafod sut gall darparwyr cydweithio â phartneriaid er mwyn hybu gweithgareddau awyr agored. Byddwn ni’n canolbwyntio ar weithgareddau gyda phlant a phobl ifanc wrth edrych ar ffilmiau a chyflwyniadau y bydd cynnwys y Datganiad Ardal De Canol Cymru.

 Hefyd, byddwch chi’n gallu dysgu o adborth o’r digwyddiad cyntaf. Gallech rannu ymarfer gorau a rhwydweithio â’r mynychwyr eraill sydd cynnwys Cyfoeth Naturiol Cymru, Bwrdd Gwasanaethau Cyhoeddus Cwm Taf, a Pharc Rhanbarthol y Cymoedd.

 Cysylltwch yma i logi tocynnau ar Eventbrite

 

Job Vacancies at Learning Disability Wales

 We want Wales to be the best country in the world for people with a learning disability to live, learn and work and are looking  for 2 new colleagues to join our committed and passionate team to help us achieve this.

  • Innovation Manager (30 hrs pw) £29,967 to £33,713 pro rata LDW Salary Grade 6 + Pension
  • Research and Policy Officer (30 hrs pw for 1 year) £27,229 to £31,216 pro rata LDW Salary Scale Grade 5/6 + Pension

For further details and to apply please see our website.­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­

Free - Over 50s Zoom Fitness Class

 


Fixed Term/Secondment Opportunity with the Police and Crime Commissioners Office

 Further information here

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Extra £10M available from Moondance Foundation to support groups in Wales

 The Foundation will consider applications for any of the following:

  1. Staff retention

  2. Current activities and services in jeopardy

  3. Evolution of services to adapt to the current crisis

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers

 

Funding to Support Vulnerable Energy Consumers (England, Scotland and Wales)


The Energy Saving Trust has announced that charities in England, Scotland and Wales can now apply for funding of up to £1 million through the Energy Redress Scheme. The scheme which distribute payments from energy companies who may have breached rules funds projects that support energy consumers in vulnerable situations. The scheme offers charities the opportunity to apply for grants of differing amounts to deliver a range of new and innovative energy related projects designed to help vulnerable energy consumers. The closing date for applications is 5pm on the 11th February 2021.

Last Chance to book - Organisational Resilience Programme - closing date tomorrow, 20 January

  This year will be one of uncertainty and challenge. If you are a local community group, charity or social enterprise wanting to work in partnership with others to build your own resilience and that of the local sector in order to survive and thrive through this pandemic, we would love to invite you to join Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Organisational Resilience Pilot programme, a short and practical organisational resilience building course. You will work in peer groups facilitated by experienced small charity resilience practitioners. 

This programme is aimed at senior leaders and trustees/directors (accompanying finance staff) also welcome This programme is free to attend. Registration is required and is open until 20 January 2021. Please email training@vamt.net for a registration form.

Feedback from people who have been involved in the design of this pilot programme:

 “These OR workshops create a safe space where charities can be their true selves not their best selves.” Small Charity CEO

 “I am really enjoying the process and have learnt so much. I feel that the time spent has been an investment in my being a better informed Trustee so its a win/win.”  Small Charity Chair

 “Inspiring and motivating as ever! I look forward to future sessions.” Small Charity CEO

Dates and details of the programme here

 If you have any queries about the programme, please do not hesitate to contact us or Liz Pepler, the LBF practitioner leading the programme on liz@embracefinance.org.uk.

WCVA's Volunteering Wales Grant Scheme Re-opens

 Further information here

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Online Fundraising from Local Giving Wales

Through the new three year programme, Crowdfund Wales, we will provide 150 organisations with a year of fully subsidised membership, Gift Aid and training in how to fundraise online. We will support each member to run an online campaign to raise £1,750 towards a need of their choice, which will then unlock a £250 grant of match funding. As part of their membership, organisations can also take part in Localgiving's UK-wide campaigns


To take up this offer, organisations need use promo code WALES150 to claim the full subsidy for their first year: join.localgiving.org/wales 

All potential members will receive a short online application to complete, to confirm their commitment to this opportunity. Successful applicants will then be fully inducted in how to get started. Please don't hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries.

We are very grateful to Garfield Weston Foundation and other funders for making it possible to run this new programme!

Contact Amy at Local Giving Wales for more information amy@localgiving.org  or telephone 078088 89672

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

Organisational Resilience - a FREE programme to help you and your organisation

 

More details and dates here

This year will be one of uncertainty and challenge. If you are a local community group, charity or social enterprise wanting to work in partnership with others to build your own resilience and that of the local sector in order to survive and thrive through this pandemic, we would love to invite you to join Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Organisational Resilience Pilot programme, a short and practical organisational resilience building course. You will work in peer groups facilitated by experienced small charity resilience practitioners. This programme is aimed at senior leaders, trustees, directors, finance staff and future leaders. This programme is free to attend. Registration is required and is open until 20 January 2021. Please email training@vamt.net for a registration form.

 Feedback from people who have been involved in the design of this pilot programme:

 “These OR workshops create a safe space where charities can be their true selves not their best selves.”

Small Charity CEO

 “I am really enjoying the process and have learnt so much. I feel that the time spent has been an investment in my being a better informed Trustee so its a win/win.”

Small Charity Chair

 “Inspiring and motivating as ever! I look forward to future sessions.”

Small Charity CEO

 If you have any queries about the programme, please do not hesitate to contact VAMT or Liz Pepler, the LBF practitioner leading the programme on liz@embracefinance.org.uk.