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FREE VOLUNTEER PASSPORT COURSE IN BISHOP AUCKLAND

19th Sep 2018

Are you interested in volunteering in the Bishop Auckland area? We have a free Volunteer Passport course starting next Tuesday 25th September at Auckland Youth and Community Centre. Read more...

ST CUTHBERT'S HOSPICE RECEIVES COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING AWARD

18th Sep 2018

Congratulations to St Cuthbert's Hospice whi have achieved the County Durham Volunteering Kite Mark, demonstrating that they meet standards to overcome barriers to volunteering and recognise the value of recruiting and retaining volunteers.  Read more...

SIR JAMES KNOTT TRUST OFFICE MOVE

13th Sep 2018

The Trust will be moving office on 17th September 2018.  Read more...

WORKING TOGETHER: VCS FORUM IN COUNTY DURHAM 2018 SURVEY

6th Sep 2018

County Durham needs your voice! If you work within the voluntary and community sector in County Durham, either as a professional or as a volunteer, we’d like to hear what you think about networking in the County and about how you support the people who use your services. Read more...

YOUR AREA ACTION PARTNERSHIPS NEED YOUR HELP...

4th Sep 2018

Over the years the Area Action Partnerships (AAP’s) have asked residents and partners to provide them with their thoughts on where their AAP should concentrate its work in the future.   Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP SEPTEMBER NEWS BULLETIN

29th Aug 2018

The latest news bulletin is now available to download.  Read more...

YOU CAN NOW SUBMIT YOUR 2018 CHARITY ANNUAL RETURN ONLINE

29th Aug 2018

Last year the Charity Commission consulted with the charity sector about the annual return for 2018. Based on the outcome of this consultation, they have introduced a tailored return for 2018. Read more...

ARE YOU LOOKING TO WORK WITH VULNERABLE YOUNG PEOPLE OR ADULTS?

28th Aug 2018

Could you help and support them to develop independence while they share your home? Read more...

LOCAL CHARITY SUPPORTING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE RECEIVES COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEERING AWARD

23rd Aug 2018

A charity based in Tanfield Lea which supports children and young people across Stanley, has recently been awarded the County Durham Volunteering Kite Mark. Read more...

APPLY FOR A TESCO BAGS OF HELP GRANT FOR YOUR PROJECT

2nd Aug 2018

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CHARITY AUTOMATIC DISQUALIFICATION RULES: CHANGES TO THE LAW

2nd Aug 2018

From 1st August 2018 charity automatic disqualification rules have changed. These include new disqualification reasons for trustees and some charity senior manager positions (chief executives and finance directors - and those in equivalent roles). Read more...

ACTIVE DURHAM SPORT AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AWARDS 2017-18 NOMINATIONS OPEN!

2nd Aug 2018

Exceptional work is happening in our communities to support local people of all ages and abilities to access sport and physical activity, and these local events seek to recognise the talent and commitment of individuals, coaches, volunteers, clubs and schools for their contribution over the year. Read more...

DCA STAFF CELEBRATE ACHIEVING ADVICE AND GUIDANCE QUALIFICATIONS!

1st Aug 2018

Seven of Durham Community Action's staff team have successfully achieved their Level 3 NVQ Certificates in Advice and Guidance.  Read more...

LOW-COST LAPTOPS AND PCS OFFERED TO CHARITIES

26th Jul 2018

Registered charities in County Durham are being offered low-cost laptops and PCs as part of a council-run recycling scheme. Read more...

FUNDING AVAILABLE FROM THE CLOTHWORKERS' FOUNDATION

26th Jul 2018

The Clothworkers’ Foundation awards capital grants to UK registered charities and not-for-profit organisations with an annual income of less than £15m through their Main and Small grants programmes. Organisations must demonstrate that the majority of their work fits with one or more of our programme areas which are set out below. Read more...

ST GILES CHURCH, DURHAM - OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT

24th Jul 2018

The Parochial Church Council (PCC) of St Giles Church, Durham are delighted to offer a 342 sq ft. first fllor office available to lease in St Giles Church, Gilesgate, DH1 1QQ.  Read more...

SHARE AND LEARN MEET THE FUNDERS EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS!

19th Jul 2018

Durham Community Action held a very successful Share and Learn Meet the Funders event at Bowburn Community Centre on 12th July. Read more...

CDCF MICRO GRANTS PROGRAMME

19th Jul 2018

Are you a small voluntary or community group and looking for some funding? CDCF (County Durham Community Foundation) have a Micro Grants programme which aims to provide grants from £250 up to £1,000 to groups to support projects that only require small amounts of funding.  Read more...

GDPR TOOLKIT AVAILABLE ONLINE

19th Jul 2018

North Tyneside VODA have produced a GDPR toolkit for charities, voluntary organisations and community groups, targeted at groups without paid staff. Read more...

FOOD DURHAM WINS NATIONAL GOOD FOOD AWARD

18th Jul 2018

Food Durham has become one of just a handful of cities to win a prestigious Sustainable Food Cities award.  Read more...

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