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June 20, 2022
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Published by Becky

Thinking about setting up a charity? Take a look at these hints and tips

It’s Small Charity Week. I’d like to share some hints and tips for people who might be thinking about setting up a charity. I’ve been supporting the sector for the past 14 years and I’ve learned lots about setting up
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April 29, 2022
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Published by Dudley CVS

#MonthofCommunity – A time to celebrate everything that makes our communities great! 1 – 30 June

This June is Month of Community, a time when we come together to celebrate everything that makes our communities great. It’s an opportunity to bring our neighbourhoods closer, give back, and shine a light on the amazing communities we live
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February 15, 2022
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Published by Martin

Wall Heath Evangelical Free Church funding success

Wall Heath Evangelical Free Church has been part of the Wall Heath community since 1949 and it has come a long way since it started meeting as a small group in someone’s home. The church works with around 2,000 local
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November 5, 2021
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Published by Becky

Trustees Week 2021: Some helpful resources for charity trustees

At the end of another Trustees Week, I thought I’d share some of the resources I’ve found which will help trustees, whether they’re new or experienced, to improve the valuable work they do for their charities, every day of the
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September 1, 2021
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Published by Eileen

The countdown is on, but you still have time to nominate for this year’s Dudley CVS Kindness Awards 2021

It’s that time of year again and we are looking to celebrate, and recognise amazing individuals, groups and businesses.  We want you to nominate those who have made a difference to people and communities across Dudley borough for our Dudley
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July 9, 2021
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Published by Martin

Riverside House successful funding application to the Severn Trent Water Community Fund

In February I met Clare Evans from Riverside House to discuss a funding application to the Severn Trent Water Community Fund. Following our meeting, Clare completed the application and sent it to me for review prior to submission. By way
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May 28, 2021
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Published by Becky

Lots on offer during Small Charity Week and June’s Month of Community

Small Charity Week runs from 14-19 June and is a national campaign to raise the profile of small charities and the big impact they have in our communities. To mark the week, we’ve teamed up with our friends SCVO to
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May 20, 2021
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Published by Becky

Conversations with the funder – Black Country ESF Community Grants

Last week we held a third ‘Meet the Funder’ event for not-for-profit organisations across Dudley borough. This time we welcomed Ruth Burgess, Grant Manager at Black Country ESF Community Grants. We were also joined by not-for-profits from across the Black
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April 16, 2021
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Published by Becky

Conversations with the funder – Enovert Community Trust, The National Lottery Community Fund and Severn Trent Community Fund

Following our first online ‘Meet the Funder’ event with Lloyds Bank Foundation, we held another focusing on three funders a few days later. This time, the ‘Meet the Funder’ event welcomed and heard from Angela Haymonds from Enovert Community Trust,
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