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Female Fundraising Officer

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Female* Fundraising Officer
Contract: Permanent position or a consultancy arrangement
Salary: NJC scale 29 – 31 £28,191 – 29,838 inc. London Weighting pro rata or day rate as a consultancy position £175
Working hours: 21 hours per week, weekdays. Or two days a week consultancy position.
Work Location: Based in Advance Business Support Office, Hammersmith & Fulham

You will join a friendly team of 45 based in our Hammersmith offices and will research a range of appropriate trusts and foundations to support the increased capacity of Advance. You will maintain a high level of awareness of funding opportunities arising to inform the organisation of new funding opportunities from both trusts and other initiatives. You will research relevant statistics and outcomes which support the need for projects and present these effectively to funders. You will develop relationships with funders wherever possible to engage them with the projects for which we are seeking funding and ensure their eligibility. The post is appropriate for home working at least part of the week, once an understanding of the programmes of work is established and the post holder will be part of management and strategic meetings which direct our fundraising activity and report back on bids and fundraising progress. A full induction and supportive work environment are integral to the development of the post.

Closing date: Friday 14th October midday
Interviews: Monday 24th October

To apply to either consultancy or permanent role: please download the application form and Job Description from our website at http://advancecharity.org.uk/work-for-us/

What you need to know about Brexit and how it might affect migration, housing need and eligibility

The Brexit vote has already led to speculation that there will be more controls over immigration and on migrants’ eligibility for services such as welfare benefits and social housing. Nothing will change in the short term and timescales are not yet known, but here we sketch out some of the key issues about housing need and eligibility for housing which will have to be addressed.

How much does EU migration affect housing demand?

If Brexit goes ahead, and EU migration is reduced significantly, this could have a considerable effect on household growth and therefore on future housing
demand. Across the UK, in any one year, about half of new migrants are from other EU countries. In England, net migration (the difference between numbers coming in and going out) accounts for37 per cent of the projected growth in numbers of households over the next 25 years, hence demand for extra homes. In Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, in contrast, migration is projected to have little impact on household growth.

However, the current household projections were made before the referendum. Obviously, all are now subject to revision once it becomes clearer what future levels of net migration might be. There is speculation, for example, that there could be a surge in EU migration in the next two years, by those wanting to take advantage of the right to enter the UK before it is curtailed.

Apart from new migration, there are nearly three million citizens of other EU countries already living in the UK (excluding those who already have UK citizenship). Some 70 per cent have lived here for more than five years. It seems likely that all – or a majority – of those already here will be allowed to stay. If they do not, it will create severe problems for construction and other industries where many are employed. Social landlords may want to consider creating training programmes in construction skills for their tenants, to help fill the gaps.

How does demand from EU migrants affect social housing tenancies?

Most new EU migrants enter the private rented sector and, even if eligible for social housing, are unlikely to get a housing allocation until they have been in the UK for several years. Overall, 15.9 percent of EU migrants are in social housing compared with 17 per cent for UK nationals. In terms of new social lettings each year, only four per cent go to nationals from other EU countries. If new rules were to deny social tenancies to new EU migrants,the effect on supply would therefore be very small (although it would be greater in areas where more EU migrants currently live).

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Building a Stronger Britain Together

Funding and support for groups involved in counter-extremism projects in their communities.

About the programme

The counter-extremism strategy encourages partnership between the government and people involved in projects that counter extremism and build stronger communities.

To help groups expand their reach and influence, the Building a Stronger Britain Together programme offers 2 forms of support through a competitive bidding process:

  • in-kind support (such as social media training, technical assistance to help a group improve their website, or capacity building work to help a group protect more vulnerable individuals)
  • grants: targeted funding for specific projects with demonstrable outcomes which provide a positive alternative to extremist voices

You can apply for both in-kind support and grant funding if they are both needed.

Guidance for applicants

Please read the guidance for applicants (PDF, 235KB, 17 pages) . It contains information on:

  • programme objectives
  • who can bid for support
  • the types of support available
  • how to complete your application form

Apply for support

You can bid for in-kind support and grant funding from 16 September 2016.

The deadline for grants and combined in-kind/grant applications is 5pm on 14 October 2016. The deadline for in-kind support applications is 5pm on 9 December 2016.

We will assess in-kind applications on a monthly basis from October onwards. Grant and combined applications will be assessed in October only.

There is a fixed amount of funding available. We will consider bids on a first-come-first-served basis.

 

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Preventing hate crime: funding for community projects

Apply for funding for community projects that prevent hate crime.

Hate crimes are crimes that are motivated by hostility on the grounds of race (including colour, nationality, ethnicity and national origin), religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Providing funding for projects that prevent hate crime is one of the actions included in the UK government’s hate crime action plan.

About the fund

The aim of the fund is to work with affected communities to fund the development of innovative projects that:

  • prevent hate crime
  • respond to hate crime in our communities
  • increase the reporting of hate crime
  • improve support for the victims of hate crime
  • build our understanding of hate crime

The Home Office is seeking to fund projects at 2 levels of either £25,000 or £50,000. We have made £300,000 available to spend by 31 March 2017, with project delivery expected in June 2017.

We expect to fund 6 to 8 projects, but reserve the right to vary the number of projects we fund.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for motivated and creative community groups or consortia to develop innovative programmes that help to prevent hate crime and issues associated with it. Your programme development must involve stakeholders who are affected by, or are past or potential perpetrators of hate crime.

Please read the additional guidance for applicants (PDF, 352KB, 21 pages) before submitting a bid.

Who can apply?

The following people can apply:

  • any registered English or Welsh charities
  • any charitable incorporated organisation in England or Wales
  • companies limited by guarantee
  • not for profit registered community interest companies
  • constituted community and voluntary community sector groups
  • 3rd sector/public sector partnerships (providing the lead organisation bidding for funding is not a public sector or local government body)

Consortium bids

A consortium project would have to be led by a charity or an organisation with a charitable purpose and can include charities, private companies and/or public sector bodies.

If a consortium is proposed, the group must nominate a lead partner. The Home Office would grant the funding to this partner.

It would be the responsibility of the lead organisation to make arrangements to distribute the funding and accountability amongst consortium partners.

Deadline: 14th October 2016 8pm

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Places of worship: security funding scheme

The scheme is part of the hate crime action plan. It will provide protective security measures to places of worship that need increased protection.

We will consider bids from places of worship in England and Wales. Schools and educational institutions are not eligible to apply.

The Jewish community will be exempt from this scheme as a similar commitment was made to fund Jewish community sites through a grant administered by the Community Security Trust.

About the fund

The aim of the fund is to work with affected communities to fund the development of innovative projects that:

  • prevent hate crime
  • respond to hate crime in our communities
  • increase the reporting of hate crime
  • improve support for the victims of hate crime
  • build our understanding of hate crime

The Home Office is seeking to fund projects at 2 levels of either £25,000 or £50,000. We have made £300,000 available to spend by 31 March 2017, with project delivery expected in June 2017.

We expect to fund 6 to 8 projects, but reserve the right to vary the number of projects we fund.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for motivated and creative community groups or consortia to develop innovative programmes that help to prevent hate crime and issues associated with it. Your programme development must involve stakeholders who are affected by, or are past or potential perpetrators of hate crime.

Please read the additional guidance for applicants (PDF, 352KB, 21 pages) before submitting a bid.

Who can apply?

The following people can apply:

  • any registered English or Welsh charities
  • any charitable incorporated organisation in England or Wales
  • companies limited by guarantee
  • not for profit registered community interest companies
  • constituted community and voluntary community sector groups
  • 3rd sector/public sector partnerships (providing the lead organisation bidding for funding is not a public sector or local government body)

Consortium bids

A consortium project would have to be led by a charity or an organisation with a charitable purpose and can include charities, private companies and/or public sector bodies.

If a consortium is proposed, the group must nominate a lead partner. The Home Office would grant the funding to this partner.

It would be the responsibility of the lead organisation to make arrangements to distribute the funding and accountability amongst consortium partners.

The closing date has been extended until 4 October 2016. A second round of bids will open in spring 2017.

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Become a Community Money Mentor

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Healthy Eating and Weight Management

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Action on Disability has relocated

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AoD has moved offices – just one mile but a whole world away. We have a newly refurbished office on Lillie Road. We have improved access, better transport connections and chickens as neighbours!

Our new address is Action on Disability, c/o Normand Croft School, Lillie Road, London SW6 7SR and our new phone number is 020 7381 2042. The move didn’t go quite as smoothly as we’d hoped so please bear with us if we are a bit slow to respond.

We are now based in a completely inclusive site – we are tenants of a primary school. We also share the building with Adult Education and an offshoot of the NHS. Our front entrance is right by a bus stop and we are wholly based on the ground floor.

We will have a formal ‘office warming’ soon and we hope many of our local colleagues will either be able to attend that or pop over the coming months.
The happy laughter (shouts and screams!) of the school children is our new background music. And when anything gets us down or frustrated, we have the school’s five chickens to talk to. They are very understanding.

Proper signage, publicity etc is all in the pipeline but please see our website and pictures below for a view of our new home.
All at AoD

More information:
http://www.actionondisability.org.uk

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Fundraising Manager

  • Salary £27,000 Pro-Rata
  • Location Hammersmith and Fulham, London, Greater London
  • Job Type Part-time

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Fundraiser to develop and implement a fundriasing strategy at the Barons Court Project.

We are a Day Centre for people who are homeless or living with mental health problems. Our Community Project provides practical services as well as activites that are educational. We also offer opportunities for self-development and participation. We are proud of our freindly and welcoming atmosphere and how we work with our Service Users to reduce isolation, decrease the risk of becoming homeless and increase their chances of employment.

For full joib description and how to apply please click here