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Engage Daily Update - 03 February
Engage Daily Update - 03 February

Engage Daily Update - 03 February

03/02/2021


Support for Organisations

Invest in Renfrewshire are now welcoming proposals from Third Sector organisations to bid in for service delivery to support the Young Person's Guarantee in Renfrewshire. 

Please download the Invitation to Quote here to see more details

Services required include: 

  • Personal & Social Development Programme
  • SWAP Construction
  • SWAP Admin
  • Creating a Social Media Profile
  • Mentoring
  • Mental Health
  • Counselling
  • Alternative Therapies
  • Personal Fitness
  • Outdoor Fitness

If you would like to bid to deliver any of the services please complete the bid invitation and return by email by 5pm on Tuesday 16th February 2021 to laura.neill@renfrewshire.gov.uk 

Please complete 1 x Tender Response Form for each service offered. 

Each form is up to £10,000 and one should be submitted for each service area (1-10 listed – should be tendered separately up to £10,000 per bid). Providers would need liability insurance in place, please note there is a question on experience of similar delivery so please outline your experience of delivering this type of activity.

 

Funding

Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust - Round 1 Applications
Funding projects that support the homeless  
UK registered charities with an income of between £100,000 and
£1million can apply for grants of up to £1,000.
The deadline for applications is 28 February 2021.
More Information Here

Money Saving Expert (MSE) Charity Opens for Applications
All applications must demonstrate how the project they are seeking funding for has a lasting impact on how young people (under 25) think, behave and manage their money.
Small to medium-sized non-profit organisations with a constitution can apply. 
The deadline for applications is 26 February 2021
(Applicants are advised to apply early in the month)

More Information Here

KFC Foundation 
Funding should benefit young people aged 11-24 years old, particularly those in a position of social disadvantage, provide space that allows young people to feel safe and secure and ultimately empower all young people to fulfil their potential and build a positive future.
Projects should demonstrate positive results from their project within 12 months of our funding being received.
Next deadline is 28th February 2021
More Information Here 

People's Postcode Trust Opens for Applications from Scotland
The funding is for projects in Scotland that have a clear link with one of the Trust's themes (see link for more details)
Applicants should have an income of less than £1million in the last year.
Grants range from £500 to £20,000.
A funding round will open each month from February until October 2021.
More Information Here

The Prince’s Countryside Fund Opens for Applications
Successful projects will build on the community’s responses to the Covid-19 pandemic and must show how they are contributing to the resilience of the community.
Applications to the current round will be accepted from properly constituted, community-led organisations with a turnover under £500,000 per year, that serve settlements with up to 3,000 residents.
Applications will be accepted from 2 February 2021 and close when enough eligible applications have been received.
More Information Here


Volunteering

Animal Care Volunteers with Lamont Farm 

Connection For Life Project Volunteers with RAF Assocation

YMCA Members sought for Paisley YMCA

 

Online Events/Training

Volunteering Priorities Planning Session - Renfrewshire Volunteer Managers Forum
Wed, 10 February 2021 10:00 - 11:00
Email amcbride@engagerenfrewshire.com for more details

Spotlight Funding Session 
- Firstport & Engage Renfrewshire -
Wed, 10 February 2021 - 15:00 – 16:30

Bridging the digital divide to engage with non-screen users
- Volunteer Organisers Network -
Tue, 16 February 2021 - 14:00 – 15:00
will be of particualy interest to cultural/heritage organisations 

 

National Intergenerational Week

This year St Monica’s Trust has handed over the leadership of Generations Working Together, a Scottish-based charity that will deliver the campaign with UK partners; Linking Generations Northern Ireland, Bridging the Generations, Wales, and The Cares Family, England. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, generations are not currently able to come together, so the campaign has moved entirely online and will be promoted through the hashtag #IntergenerationalWeek.  

You can find more information on our website 

If you are part of an organisation, we are asking you to support us by sending your logo which we will add to our website. If you could please email this to Denise@generationsworkingtogether.org . The logo on our page will mean that you support intergenerational practice and generations connecting together, be it online or in person (when this is safe). We are relying on your help this year as the campaign is entirely online and no gatherings are taking place.   

If you have any questions please let me know. Please use the hashtag  #IntergenerationalWeek to share your stories, ideas, and projects.  

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