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A statement from Peabody about #BLM: https://www.peabody.org.uk/news-views/2020/jun/black-lives-matter
A statement about #BLM from A2Dominion: https://a2dominion.co.uk/newsroom/2020/We-stand-together-in-the-fight-to-make-ours-a-fairer-society
Will #BLM change the hosing world: an article by Mushtaq Khan, Interim Chief Executive of the Housing Diversity Network.
Streetgames have a new report about the impact of lockdown on young people, particularly those living in low income areas:April 29, 2020 at 2:36 pm in reply to: Economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis on different groups of workers #3697
For the first time, Impetus’ Youth Jobs Gap series has measured the gap in youth employment between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their better-off peers. And our findings are stark – disadvantaged young people are twice as likely to not be in education, employment or training (NEET).April 15, 2020 at 3:34 pm in reply to: Funding for charities, community groups and social enterprises #3576
The Community Impact Partnership is still open for applications.
• Unsecured loans of up to £150k including the possibility of a grant alongside
• Up to 12-months capital repayment holiday
• 7% fixed interest rate
• 1% one-off fee
They’re available for an initial telephone conversation with organisations to discuss their situation – get in touch via the Contact Us form on the website
Pre-investment support is available to help develop investment proposals.
We offer investments that aim to meet the needs of the organisation from a financial perspective, together with non-financial skills based support.
We can support social impact organisations and social businesses working across a range of sectors.
We are especially keen to talk to organisations about:
• Innovation in response to the crisis – this could include innovation in tackling the impact of the pandemic and/or helping organisations to change their business model and ways of working
• Employment and Skills services
• Finance exclusion including personal lending services
• Mental health services with a focus on the impact of isolation
• Services working with people affected by domestic violence and abuse
• Young people at risk
• Supporting public sector supply chain/s
They are inviting applications from social businesses, community organisations and charities.
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@TRDB The link for England should be going to: https://hact.org.uk/community-insight-data-download
A colleague we were speaking with today told us that they are busy dealing with domestic violence cases and working with partners locally. They’re concentrating on being able to facilitate local provision, to make sure that if there is a DV incident, they have a property available for the victim to move into. They’re also ensuring that they link in with the local council, police and university about this.April 8, 2020 at 2:38 pm in reply to: Funding for charities, community groups and social enterprises #3513
Grantfinder also have a wealth of information on their web site about available funds: https://www.grantfinder.co.uk/coronavirus
Andrew van Doorn, Chief Executive, HACT, has a comment piece in 24Housing explaining the role of community hubs: https://www.24housing.co.uk/opinion/time-to-find-your-partners/
HACT has published three free data downloads that are now available on its web site.
One will help you identify vulnerable residents, at-risk groups and key workers in your local area in England.
The second will help you identify vulnerable residents, at-risk groups and key works in your local area in Scotland.
The third will help you identify vulnerable residents, at-risk groups and key works in your local area in Wales.
There’s a wealth of information about current frauds and scams, particularly those being sent by text and email, on the Action Fraud web site. The site is run by the City of London Police working alongside the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) who are responsible for assessment of the reports and to ensure that your fraud reports reach the right place. The City of London Police is the national policing lead for economic crime.
You can also report phishing attempts that have been received by you, or your residents.