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January 30, 2020
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Published by Helena

Listen to our Podcast and learn more about ESF Black Country Community Grants

New for 2020, Dudley CVS podcasts! For our first ever Dudley CVS podcast, we got together with colleagues from Dudley Council and Black Country Community Grants (run through Walsall Council) to talk about the next rounds of ESF Black Country
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January 16, 2020
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Published by Eileen

Operation Santa Dudley borough 2019 – another epic adventure!

Dudley CVS which is a registered charity, has run its Operation Santa appeal for over 40 years and in 2019 was proud once again to work together to connect, collaborate and build partnerships with individuals, organisations, groups and businesses across Dudley borough, and beyond!
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December 12, 2019
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Published by Martin

Support on offer to help Dudley nonprofits access Black Country Community Grants 2019-2021

Over the last six months or so I’ve been publicising this grants programme through our email bulletin. I recently learned that the number of organisations from the Dudley borough applying and receiving funding is very low in comparison to the
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December 7, 2019
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Published by Helena

What we can achieve if we work together! Celebrating inspirational local people, groups and projects across Dudley Borough #dva19 #dvastory

Dudley CVS’s Annual General Meeting and Awards is a celebration that recognises inspirational local volunteers, people and groups who generously give their time to help make life better for others in Dudley borough. It’s also a time to reflect on
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November 20, 2019
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Published by Helena

Airtime: A friendly space to meet other people living with COPD and related conditions

At the Dudley CVS Annual Awards and AGM this year we spotlighted some of the amazing groups and individuals we supported during 2018/19. One of those groups was Airtime, a weekly group for members of the community with COPD and
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November 15, 2019
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Published by Becky

Reflections on Good Finance Live

A couple of weeks ago, I headed to Birmingham for the Good Finance Live event on social investment to meet experts, social investors, not-for-profits that had accessed social investment and, hopefully, to bring some useful information and ideas back to
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September 20, 2019
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Published by Becky

Over £11million over 11 years! 261 nonprofits, 113 grants programmes, 614 successful applications supported

Did you know that over the last 11 years, Martin and I have supported nonprofits to access more than £11million in grant funding? You probably didn’t because we only recently realised this ourselves! Given that Martin and I have recently
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August 23, 2019
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Published by Becky

Deafscope: Breaking down barriers for the Deaf community

We recently met with the people behind @Deafscope who are breaking down barriers for the Deaf community.
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July 23, 2019
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Published by Melissa

Healthwatch Dudley welcomes over 100 new Information Champions

During the last five years, hundreds of people from local organisations and community groups, have joined Healthwatch Dudley to network with other people in information giving roles. Our unique training enables people to learn, share and practice how to help
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July 9, 2019
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Published by Keeley

Dementia is not a natural part of ageing

Bingo? Knitting? Wartime songs? Nope! This certainly wasn’t what I experienced when I visited the Alzheimer’s Society Working Age Dementia Café. Dementia is not a natural part of ageing is 1 of 5 key messages promoted by the national Dementia
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