Engage Daily Update - 11 February
KAIROS INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY FESTIVAL 2021
Friday 12th March - Saturday 13th March
Join us for an exciting 2-day festival with our Equalities Collective! We'll be exploring gender inequality in a variety of exciting workshops including: WOMEN& History, WOMEN& Work, WOMEN& Art, WOMEN& Care, WOMEN& Covid-19, WOMEN& Addiction, WOMEN& Femininity and The Ultimate Feminism Quiz. Limited spaces.
Small donation or free depending on your situation. We'd love to see you there!
You can find the full event listings here
Support for Individuals
Music for All - Grants are available to UK-based community groups that aim to bring musical projects to their local communities. The funding is for groups that need assistance to fulfil their potential in developing truly sustainable music programmes
Funder of the Week
To get a sense of who and what The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has funded in the past go to:- https://www.phf.org.uk/grants/
Some examples of those who have been previously funded are:-
- Arts at the Old Fire Station – Provide support to aid the organisation in dealing with covid-19
- Attenbourgh Arts Centre – Supports arts practitioners to work collaboratively with school teaching staff
- Bristol Music Trust – Expand the organisations informal learning offer to create long-term performances programmes.
Cancer Information and Support Service
Every Wednesday afternoon from the 10 February two trained Macmillan volunteers will be available from 1pm to 3pm to deliver CISS using the NHS Near me system. The volunteers will perform a similar role as to the one they undertook in the library. The volunteers will provide a free information and support service for anyone affected by cancer. The person may have cancer themselves, care for a relative or friend, work as a healthcare professional, or simply want to know more about cancer.
We will have five twenty minute sessions available to book each Wednesday. If you have someone you are currently working with and would benefit from attending the sessions, you or the person themselves can email firstname.lastname@example.org to request one of the twenty minute slots. If you are requesting a slot on behalf of someone can you please include their names and contact email to allow us to send out a link to join on the day.
UN Climate Change Conference - Volunteer Session - 19 February
Glasgow is the proud host of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) and to make the event a huge success, we need an army of friendly and enthusiastic volunteers to welcome delegates from around the world. Whether you have a passion for protecting our planet or want to show off what Glasgow has to offer, come along to our Information Session to find out more about the COP26 Volunteer Programme.
The session will take place via MS Teams on Friday 19 February at 11:30am lasting no more than 45 minutes - Sign up here