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Articles tagged : 'Funding - General,Training'

NFU Mutual Charitable Trust open for applications

The Trust focuses on providing funding to larger initiatives, which would have a significant impact on the rural community. The Trustees are particularly interested in initiatives in the areas of education of young people in rural areas and relief of poverty within rural areas. Deadline 26 October 2018.

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Vodafone opens funding programme for charity technology

Vodafone has launched a new technology award programme, Techstarter, to fund with prototype ideas in the UK. It has developed the programme in partnership with the Social Tech Trust and aims to “uncover and develop ideas that can harness the power of technology, connectivity and innovation to improve health, education, environmental protection or social mobility”. The closing date for applications is 23rd October 2018.

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Triangle Trust open for applications

The Triangle Trust is now accepting applications from specialist community and voluntary organisations concerned with the rehabilitation of offenders or ex-offenders in the UK. The deadline for Stage1 applications is noon on 23rd October 2018.

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Fine tune your skills

Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) offers an extensive range of training courses and briefing sessions. Sessions are charged at very reasonable rates, discounted for charities and voluntary groups and on offer at the moment include...

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Are you over 60 and live in the Vale?

You are entitled to a discount on many of our courses. Discover a new hobby and make new friends. We have over 250 courses to choose from, many starting this September. Find a course near you; Cowbridge, Llantwit Major, Wick, Barry or Penarth.

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Improve your skills through GVS’ support

Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW) 1 Day Course Preparing a Sustainable Funding Strategy; Diversity Awareness Training; DBS Checks & Safer Recruiting; Get Ready to Tender; How to raise funds (for your charity) using Facebook; Social Media Marketing: How to Profit in a Digital World; How to use Twitter Workshop (the basic complete guide); How to help get local press publicity for small voluntary groups in the Vale; Community Fundraising; Recruiting, Selecting and Managing Volunteers; Partnership Working – Is it for you?; Data Protection (the basics)

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