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The Value of Small - Wales

Lloyds Bank Foundation commissioned a team of independent researchers to look at the distinctive contribution, value and experiences of small and medium-sized charities. During the FREE event we will be discussing how their report - The Value of Small – can inform the policy and practice of the third sector and small and local charities across Wales.

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You're invited to Community Powered Health

Community Powered-Health: Supporting Better Outcomes for All Ages on Tuesday 23 October, 6-8pm, Tŷ Hywel, National Assembly for Wales, Cardiff. On 23 October, join award-winning timebanking social enterprise Spice to explore how the challenges of loneliness and isolation can be addressed through increasing participation in communities and building voluntary sector capacity and resilience.

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Health & Wellbeing Event

Pobl Care & Support are hosting an event at Colcot Sports Centre in Barry on Friday 2nd November between 10.30 till 14.00; the venue opens at 10.00 for stall/stand set up. The event is part of our Health & Wellbeing programme “Healthy Conversation”.

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11th Year Anniversary of Black History Month celebrations in Wales

Race Council Cymru manages the Black History Wales wide (BHW) and Black History Cymru 365 portfolio in Wales and acknowledges the contributions made by Black people to local, national and world history and culture. It does this through delivering an informative educational and celebratory programme of events through the year, culminating in an end of year celebration of Black History Month in October annually

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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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Barry to host important Charity Conference in November 2018

The theme of this year’s conference is “A Matter of Trust” and will focus on what charities and other Third Sector organisations need to do to help increase or rebuild the trust of the public in the light of recent events and increasing scrutiny. Representatives from the Charity Commission and Geldards LLP will be in attendance along with Cllr. Leighton Rowlands – Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan.

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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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