Charity and Voluntary Sector (Archive)

BIG:  Funding boost for Northern Ireland groups from Awards for All – (BIG:  £10.5 Million windfall to build community ownership ambitions ~ BIG:  Scottish Land Fund cash to protect vital rural services ~ BIG:  £2m of National Lottery money to make great things happen in rural Wales)

Citizens Advice services share £625,000 through Martin Lewis Fund – (Citizens Advice launches new tool to help energy customers find the right supplier for them)

Charity Commission encourages safer giving for East Africa Crisis Appeal – (Charity Commission:  Trustees of Ipswich Kurdish Islamic Cultural Centre breached their legal duties, regulator finds)

Legal Aid Agency:  Civil/crime news: eligibility for legal aid and universal credit

DIFD:  New support to boost grassroots British charities

CLG:  Landmark 6,000 of community rights reached this Communities Week

DCMS:  Innovation fund to support 30 libraries across England

WAG:  Supporting People budget protected

Sport England:  Focus On - Children & Young People – (Sport England:  Further funding for grassroots sport)

Age UK:   Hike in calls to advice line over winter as more people seek help – (Age UK:  Over half of lonely older people have never talked about it ~ Age UK responds to the Cridland Review)

CLG:  Statutory homelessness & homelessness prevention & relief, England: October to December 2016 ~ Homeless Link:  Latest homelessness statistics are stark reminder that change is crucial

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