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SVE seeks Volunteer Charity Accounting Independant Examiners

Have you got an interest in learning about Charity Accounting and Independent Examination of Charity Accounts? Stirlingshire Voluntary Enterprise (SVE) is looking to train Volunteer Charity Accounting Independent Examiners across the Forth Valley area.

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Stirling Launches European Volunteering Capital 2020 Bid

Stirling is in the running to be named European Volunteering Capital 2020. The city’s candidacy has been officially announced by the European Volunteer Centre today, Monday, 2nd July.

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The Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund is OPEN.

The Climate Challenge Fund (CCF) provides grants and support for community-led organisations to tackle climate change by running projects that reduce local carbon emissions, with initiatives including energy efficiency, sustainable travel, local food and resource efficiency.

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New members needed for Marie Curie Stirling Fundraising Group

Marie Curie is hosting an information evening on Monday 25 June to encourage new members to its Stirling Fundraising Group. The event is being held at the Stirling Highland Hotel on Monday 25 June between 7pm to 9pm where free refreshments and cake will be served.

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Scottish Government Early Learning & Childcare Inclusion Fund

Scottish Government Early Learning & Childcare (ELC) Inclusion Fund – is now open. The ELC Inclusion Fund will provide funding to ELC settings to support children with additional support needs (ASN) in Scotland access their funded ELC entitlement.

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Volunteers Week 2018

Today sees the start of Volunteers Week, a national event to celebrate the valuable contribution that millions of volunteers make to our local communities every day. This year the tagline is Volunteering for All which highlights that anyone and everyone has got valuable skills which would make them a fantastic volunteer.

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Volunteering Matters Action Earth grants now available!

Any group of volunteers can now apply for Volunteering Matters Action Earth grants of between £50-250 to run environmental activities in Scotland’s green spaces. This could include creating or improving community gardens, wildflower meadows, ponds or woodlands.

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SVE launches #VolRocks

SVE are launching #VolRocks which is a campaign to bring awareness to local charities and volunteering. It is based around the recent trend of painting, hiding and finding rocks around your local area.

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Volunteers Week 2018 Call to Action!

Its not long now until Volunteers Week 2018, a national event to celebrate the commitment and dedication of our volunteers. This years theme is Volunteering for All, to highlight that anyone and everyone has valuable skills which would make them a fantastic volunteer. So are you ready to 3,2,1 Volunteer!!!

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Children & Families Forum

A busy meeting of the Children and Families forum was held this week. Several new organisations were present at the forum which exists to support third sector organisations working with Children and Families in the Stirling area.

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100th Aniversary of Womens Suffrage Centenary Fund

Projects to mark the suffrage movement will receive £500,000 from the Centenary Fund. The Fund will support a variety of projects including those looking to improve women’s political representation and participation in public life.

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Comic Relief - Safe, Secure, Settled Fund

For Sport Relief 2018 the Safe, Secure, Settled fund will invest in projects that are using sport to improve the lives of young people without a safe or secure place to live, helping them to gain the skills and resources to lead safe and positive lives.

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Signpost Recovery Vacancies

Signpost Recovery currently have vacancies for two Administrator positions, based in Alloa and Falkirk.

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Nominations Open for 2018 Provost Awards

Nominations are now being sought for the 2018 Stirling Provost Awards. The awards are presented to individuals, groups or organisations who have made significant contributions to local communities, or who have achieved national recognition in their field.

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Ideas Innovation Improvement Fund reopened for Applications.

A further round of the Ideas Innovation Improvement Fund has opened, with a deadline of 25 May 2018.

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Could you become a volunteer Independent Director of Active Stirling?

Active Stirling and Stirling Council have just agreed a new and ambitious partnership to provide community focused sport, physical activity and wellbeing services to the wider Stirling area.

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Stirling Scottish Marathon seeks volunteers

The Stirling Scottish Marathon is taking place on Sunday 29th April. Athletes of all ages and abilities have been training hard to achieve a moment of personal success and there is also a new addition to this year’s programme in the shape of the Stirling Scottish Half Marathon

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Stirling Care Hub Engagement Event

Stirling Care Hub will provide short-term care, assessment or rehabilitation to older people who require additional support following an illness or operation.

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SCVO's I Love Charity Campaign

SCVO have launched an I Love Charity campaign in response to findings from a survey conducted last year into public trust in charities in Scotland.

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Stirling Council launches new digital sharing platform

Stirling Council has announced the launch of a new digital local information sharing platform designed to help its citizens lead long, safe, happy and healthy lives.

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Scottish Charity Awards Open for Nominations!

Applications open for Scottish Charity Awards! The Scottish Charity Awards are back for 2018, and SCVO want you to tell them which Scottish charities and individuals have been the best, most innovative and effective during the past year.....

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SVE 2020

We are excited to share with you SVE 2020, our strategic plan for the next three years. This document has been produced after wide consultation with our third sector members, and partners in the public sector.......

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Trustees Week 2017

Monday the 13th sees the start of Trustees Week 2017, a national week to celebrate and showcase the great work that trustees do, and highlight the great opportunities to get involved.....

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Stirling Council launches online Benefits and Employment Advice Platform

Stirling Council recently launched the Better Off platform which will seek to significantly improve the way customers access benefits and employment advice.....  

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Stirling Care Village

The building of the Stirling Care Village is coming on at pace, in fact it is currently ahead of schedule. There has always been a desire to ensure that the third sector and local community can make best use of the indoor and outdoor community spaces........

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Year of Young People 2018 - Youth Community Action Fund

The Year of Young People 2018 aims to inspire Scotland through its young people, celebrating their achievements, valuing their contribution to communities and creating new opportunities......

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