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Speaking Truth to Power – BCRC Training Programme

BCRC are inviting applications for our new programme “Speaking Truth to Power.” This 8-week course is for all those in the public and voluntary sector wishing to explore and reflect on their own culture and how this shapes how they see and interact with the world; In particular interacting with those who might be coming from different cultural backgrounds. Please …

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Civic Voice – BCRC Autumn Series Of Workshops

BCRC CIVIC VOICE Lobbying Guide available online today www.theresourcecentre/lobbying BCRC Six week CIVIC VOICE Programme available to give you a voice in the Programme for Government and BREXIT. To book your spaces please register: 028 2766 5068 info@theresourcecentre.org

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Change Makers Youth Project Call for Participants

Change Makers is a project for young people aged 16-25 with disabilities to explore issues in their local area and to design and run campaigns highlighting the issues and make change. We are currently operating in Glasgow, Swansea, Manchester and Belfast. This is a great opportunity for the young people to: Build teamwork skills Build confidence Make links in their …

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Eden Project Communities Training and Events

Training and workshops for volunteers and neighbourly people Eden Project communities has a range of online conversations, training and workshops you can book to attend here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheBigLunchNorthernIreland/events/ and have now an online certified programme for community volunteers which you can apply for here: https://www.edenprojectcommunities.com/community-camps

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Results from NICVA’s Latest Covid-19 Impact Survey (August)

In August, NICVA surveyed their membership of over 1000 voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations in Northern Ireland. The survey aimed to find out how the Covid-19 crisis is impacting on them and the services and activities they provide for thousands of people. Below is a selection of the top 10 results from the survey. 73% of organisations indicated that …

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Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme

RURAL MICRO CAPITAL GRANT SCHEME 2020  NOW OPEN!!! The DAERA Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme 2020 opens on Monday 7th September 2020 and closes on Friday 2nd October 2020 at 12noon.  Only rural constituted Community groups can apply for funding of up to £1,500 (at max 85% of project costs). The aim of the programme is to tackle rural poverty …

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Recover Your Lost Child Trust Account

Children living in Northern Ireland for whom Child Benefit is being received and who were born on or after 1 September 2002 were entitled to a Child Trust Fund account.  The Government sent out a voucher for £250 automatically. All children born on or after 1st September 2002, who were eligible for child benefit and RESIDENT in Northern Ireland, qualified for …

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Employers for Childcare Online Financial Advice Sessions for Parents Groups

Employers For Childcare is now delivering online financial advice sessions for parents groups through employers, childcare providers, or any groups that work directly with parents. Visit the website for more information or email hello@employersforchildcare.org

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Children’s Law Centre Urging Groups to Contribute to Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child

  The Children’s Law Centre (CLC) is calling on all stakeholders to contribute to a report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child ahead of the “List of Issues Prior to Reporting” expected to be issued to the UK Government in February 2021. With the aim of the stakeholder report to help focus the Committee on the …

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