An Introduction to Online Fundraising

9th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Lauren Swain, Localgiving’s South Wales Development Manager, is offering free training for local groups around online fundraising, as well as sharing about Localgiving’s new programme in Wales. Through the support of the Big Lottery Fund, Localgiving can work with 250 local community groups across Wales over the next two years to help diversify their income through online fundraising. It is an entirely free opportunity, which includes the following: A year’s free Localgiving membership (usually £72) for charitable groups Access to gift aid on all donations (an extra 25%), whether they are registered charities or not A free package of training and 1:1 support in online fundraising £200 matchfunding for every group that signs up to the programme, making that first ‘ask’ easier Opportunities to access […]

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Torfaen Youth Led Grant

5th May 2017 Kyle 0

Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25. Last year the Youth Grants Panel funded five youth led projects in Torfaen: Blaenavon PACT Youth Panel used the money to decorate the Doorway Youth information centre, whilst helping upskill youth with practical skills. Torfaen Changing Minds used the money to help run peer support groups for young people with mental health Issues. Tofaen Young People’s Forum used the grant money to promote the Youth forum work with leaflets and flyers and to help with recruitment. Torfaen Travelling Young Enterprise used the grant money to help continue to run the Torfaen Travelling […]

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Severn Area Rescue Association Station Open Day

5th May 2017 Callum Jones 0

This years the SARA Lifeboat and Mountain Rescue Centre at Chepstow will be open to visitors on Sunday 18th June.. Apart from “State of the Art” rescue equipment there will be  a lifeboat launch demonstration and “participation … Steep Ground” rescue skills…  Fundraising stalls, Ice Cream and Barbecue Burgers  too. A day out for the contingency specialist and the family. Parking for over 200 cars, Courtesy of 1st Battalion the Rifles.

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Torfaen Youth Grants Panel

3rd May 2017 Kyle 0

NOW RECRUITING! Volunteers Age 14 – 25 WHERE? Torfaen Voluntary Alliance, Portland Buildings, Commercial St, Pontypool NP4 6JS Torfaen Youth Grant aim to support a range of small volunteering projects and activities, led and carried out by young people, with applications selected and recommended by a panel of young people aged 14-25.  For more information contact : kyle@tvawales.org.uk or 01495 742475  

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Message from Pontypool Park Estates

25th April 2017 Callum Jones 0

Please see message from Pontypool Park Estates –  Pontypool Park Estates will shortly have this hut available for use as St John’s Ambulance is merging with the Pontnewynydd branch. Do you know anybody who might want to use it?  it is 24’x48’, with a secure yard, and in quite good condition.  So it would be a pity to demolish. Anyone who is interested to contact Jack Hanbury on mail@pontypoolpark.com.

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