In partnership with Crowdfunder, the National Emergencies Trust has launched a
£1.2million Local Action Fund: a new and exciting match funding opportunity as part of their Coronavirus Appeal to help voluntary and community organisations overcome the effects of the pandemic! Eligible organisations will be required to crowdfund, with every pledge being matched pound for pound by the National Emergencies Trust, up to a total of £10,000. Applications for the Local Action Fund open on 22 September 2021 and close on 22 October 2021.
Please see the following Grant funding opportunities in RBKC and Westminster: Arts Grant Scheme - for individuals and organisations looking to produce innovative and engaging art projects across the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea; City Living Local Life for for projects and activities in RBKC that help make their neighbourhood a better place; and Westminster City Council's Ward Budget funding for organisations or clubs running activities/ programmes benefitting local residents.
ONE YOU is hosting two health and wellbeing webinars in October for residents of Westminster and Kensington & Chelsea. Healthy Ageing Webinar: Mind, Body & Soul on 4th October and Winter Wellbeing webinar on the 14th October.
The Westminster Employment Service will be hosting a Job Fair, which will give employers the opportunity to meet local residents and hold direct 1 to 1 conversations, carry out initial first stage interviews and offer jobs for those immediate starts. We have 40+ employers in construction, retail and hospitality, who are recruiting for new staff and we will also have a stand to talk about a range of jobs available in the council.
Researchers from Newcastle University and the University of Manchester with the support of NIHR are seeking bereaved relatives AND professionals (health, social care and community workers) to take part in a research study focused on end of life experiences of people of African and Caribbean descent, during the coronavirus pandemic. We are interested in everyone’s views and experiences of receiving and providing support.
Applications opened today for the next cohort of Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner (PWP) trainees to start in Feb 2022. This is a great opportunity for someone considering or build on a career as a qualified mental health professional and ‘earn as you learn’. They are keen for local people and people from diverse backgrounds to apply as it is essential for meeting the needs of our local communities.
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is a specialist organisation leading in developing and delivering innovative and effective services for women and girls who have experienced all forms of gender-based violence. We seek practitioners for our outstanding therapeutic services across London, who will thrive in a multi-cultural feminist environment.
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is looking for a highly motivated and experienced Black Women’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate (Black Women’s ISVA) to join our West London Rape Crisis Service’s ISVA team. The Black Women’s ISVA will provide high quality, specialist support to women in West London who have experienced any form of sexual violence and are engaging (or considering engaging) with the criminal justice system.
Women and Girls Network (WGN) is currently recruiting a Pan-London Black Women’s Independent Sexual Violence Advocate. This post holder will support women and girls who cannot access an ISVA in their local area or who are on a waiting list and need rapid interim support or advice. Closing date for applications is 11th October 2021.
Women's Resource Centre is accepting applications for their Black & Minoritised Women's Fund. Funding is available to voluntary and community organisations, led-by-and-for Black and minoritised women, that have been disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 to support their core costs and enable continued service delivery in England.