Tagged with 'funding'

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Making the numbers add up: a strategic approach to fundraising - Five things to think about

Heather McLoughlin, Charity Advisor, from Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) hosted a seminar at the 2019 Helplines Partnership Conference that explored fundraising in the UK, finding funding and the importance of evidencing your impact. CAF is charity that aims to motivate society to give more effectively. The Charity Advisory team work… Read More

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Recognising the value of small charities

Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Caroline Howe was one of our panel of expert speakers at this year’s Annual Conference. Caroline talked to us about the work the organisation does with small charities and the value of keeping it local. Lloyds Bank Foundation is an independent charitable trust funded by Lloyds Banking… Read More

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NHS pledges £1bn to improve mental health care, but local helplines face closure due to funding cuts

Former Health Minister Norman Lamb speaks out against local closure of helpline providing mental health support. The NHS has recently promised that people facing a mental health crisis will be able to get effective care 24 hours a day, seven days a week as part of the biggest transformation of… Read More

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The importance of measuring outcomes

ManKind Initiative, a Helplines Partnership member, recently submitted a funding bid to a well-known funder. Although unsuccessful in the bid, ManKind’s experience highlights the important factors to consider when placing a bid to support a helpline and gives great insight. Guest blog post from Mark Brooks, Chair of Trustees (The… Read More

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£30 Million available to help people through crisis

The Big Lottery Fund has launched a £30m scheme called Help through Crisis to improve the futures of people currently living in crisis or are at risk of crisis as a result of hardship. The initiative will focus on supporting people to overcome barriers to access the services they need. … Read More

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Government announces £5 million to support child and adult victims of sexual abuse

The Home Office has launched two new one-off funds worth nearly £5 million to support victims of child and sexual abuse in England and Wales. Both funds will be managed by Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner Stephen Bett. But there is only a short window to apply as the deadline… Read More