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NLCF announces largest expansion in funding for 30 years

The National Lottery Community Fund (NLCF) has announced the largest expansion in their funding for 30 years. NLCF, the largest community funder…

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Health and Wellbeing

New Development Fund supports drive for Health Champion activity in North East and North Cumbria

Five organisations from across the North East and North Cumbria have been successful in securing grants for 2024/25 from the recent Health Champions…

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Funding and support

Funder Spotlight - Climate Action Fund

The Climate Action Fund is the National Lottery Community Fund’s (NLCF) commitment to help communities tackle climate change and become…

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State of the Sector

Trailblazing deal negotiated for NEMCA

Local councils have negotiated a ‘trailblazing’ deal to deepen devolved powers and bring a greater level of local decision making for the North East…

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Funding and support

Funder Spotlight - The Rose Joicey Fund

Established in the 1960’s with the purpose of supporting those in need, this fund specifically focuses on alleviating financial burdens associated…

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Health and Wellbeing

Forty Years of Working in the Arts at Grass Roots: Helix Arts

Last year, Helix Arts celebrated their fortieth year of collaborating and connecting with local communities in North Tyneside and the North East.…

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General News

NECPC publishes new child poverty report

A major new report has been published by the North East Child Poverty Commission (NECPC) calling for regional leaders to take a 'public health…

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Funding and support

Funder's Spotlight: CAF

Opening in early 2024, CAF will be launching a mixture of unsecured loans and grants that will be available to social organisations operating across…

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Health and Wellbeing

Blue Spirit film shining a light on bereavement and suicide

Silver and Gold Membership+ members of VONNE have the opportunity to include a guest blog on our website. Silver Membership+ members, Blue Spirit are…

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Funding and support

easyfundraising - Book a free coaching call with a fundraising specialist and you could win £100 for your organisation

Fundraising platform easyfundraising is offering groups and organisations in our area a free advice call with a fundraising specialist to help you…

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Health and Wellbeing

Social prescriber and pharmacist develop innovative approach to sharing health information

Heaton Road Surgery, serving Newcastle’s East End, is the base for Karen Stokoe, the practice pharmacist and Tracy Bell, the social prescribing link…

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State of the Sector

Vital funding for the North to tackle ‘highest rate of sexual offences'

IDAS (Independent Domestic Abuse Services) is the largest domestic abuse and sexual violence charity in the North of England. The charity, along with…

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