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  • Individual Employer Funding

    Individual Employer Funding

    Did you know that as an individual employer you can apply for funding from Skills for Care to train yourself and your personal assistant(s)? The deadline for applications is 5pm on Sunday 31 March 2024 and any training that you want to be funded must be started by 30 April 2024.

  • Voices on the Cost of Living will be Heard

    Voices on the Cost of Living will be Heard

    Following a successful funding application for South Yorkshire’s Community Foundation Cost of Living Grant, Sheffield Voices, will be facilitating two Cost of Living outreach sessions in the North and South of the city and four group sessions in community spaces .The sessions will focus on listening to concerns, producing accessible resources and helping people save money on food, heating and other bills during Winter 2023/24.

  • Sheffield Voices LGBTQ Cafe Boost

    Sheffield Voices LGBTQ Cafe Boost

    Congratulations to Sheffield Voices which has received 1 of 42 grants issued by the Tramlines Trust. Thanks to their funding for charities, grassroots community organisations and projects in the Sheffield area the award will support the development of Sheffield Voices’new LGBTQ+ café for autistic adults.

  • Urgent Energy Advice on Meter Reading and Grants

    Urgent Energy Advice on Meter Reading and Grants

    National Energy Action are urging people to take a meter reading and send it to your energy supplier on or before the 31st March 2022 to ensure that your charges will be at the current cheaper rate and to top up a key and card meter by as much as you can afford. NEA provide grants for customers on Pre-Pay meters and on low incomes or benefits. Sheffield City Council has a Winter Top Up fund that needs to be spent by the end of March as well.

  • Young Carers Activity Fund and E Vouchers

    Young Carers Activity Fund and E Vouchers

    Do you know any young carers who are isolated and in need of a break? If so, the Young Carers Activity Fund could help.As well as individual and group grants of £300, organisations can also apply for £20 e-vouchers for young carers. Young carers can use the vouchers to buy whatever they like to help relieve some of the boredom and stress of caring.There is no closing date for the vouchers, which will be allocated until the funding is gone.

  • Storage Facilities Appeal by Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Storage Facilities Appeal by Sheffield Cycling 4 All

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All, an inclusive cycling project run by Disability Sheffield, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to help pay for the relocation of their cycle storage containers in Hillsborough Park, which is undergoing various improvement projects. A relocation to elsewhere in the park will allow expansion of the project. The appeal hopes to raise £5,000 so please donate if you possibly can.

  • SC4A Calls For Your Votes

    SC4A Calls For Your Votes

    Sheffield Cycling 4 All, our accessible and inclusive cycling project, is hoping to have its funding wishes granted – and is looking for your vote to help it achieve this aim. SC4A is thrilled to have been selected for the voting stage of the TransPennine Express Transform Grants which supports community projects that seek to tackle/promote social inclusion and improve the environment. Voting closes at midnight on Sunday 22 March 2020.

  • Dementia Volunteers At City Farm and ACCTive about Autism Need Your Vote

    Brothers who set up a community organisation in honour of their mum who died from dementia and a support group for children and young people with autism are in the running for a major award.Both Sheffield projects are in the finals for the People’s Projects ( National Lottery ) and you can vote until Monday April 15th.

  • Have Your Say on New Priorities In NHS Long Term Plan

    The NHS Long Term Plan – details of which have been announced this week – was developed in partnership with those who know the NHS best – frontline health and care staff, patients and their families and other experts. Local organisation Healthwatch Sheffield is set to offer the public the chance to have their say and help shape implementation of the plan.

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