12 May 2017
Bags of Help is Tesco's local community grant scheme where the money raised from the 5p bag charge in Tesco stores is being used to fund thousands of community projects. Applications from Luton-based projects are particularly welcome. Three community projects in each local area will be voted on by customers in Tesco stores. The project that receives the most votes in its area will receive a grant of up to £4,000, second place receiving up to £2,000 and third place up to £1,000. Click here.
|Training and Events|
Healthwatch Luton's Youth Forum, 1.30pm, 30 May, TOKKO Youth Space. Healthwatch Luton would like to speak with children and young people ranging from 14-24 about their experiences on health and social care services in Luton. Click here.
Mary Seacole is running a Community Funday on the afternoon of Saturday 22 July at Brantwood Road Park in Luton. Organisations are invited to book a pitch. Click here.
Listening for Change - Two Sides of the Same Coin is a report by Esmee Fairbairn Foundation and the Blagrave Trust which explores the relationship between funders and social-purpose organisations. Click here.
Charity Coms have issued a guide to producing annual reports. Click here.
CGL are a charity delivering drug and alcohol support services to clients in Luton. They are looking for venues across Luton that they could use to meet with clients - such as community centres/church halls/GP surgeries across the town. The type of spaces they are looking for are 1 to 1 spaces and small rooms that can seat 10 to 15 people. Their normal hours of work are 9am – 5pm but they also work till 8pm on 3 nights during the week and would like to increase this provision to include weekends. If you have a room that might suit them, please send details of the space, when it's available and the price, to Anthony Isles by email at Anthony.Isles@cgl.org.uk or phone him on 01582 965123 or 07768034996.