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Mind the Gap – It’s closer than you think!

The last 12 months has seen the Voluntary Sector in Sunderland combine in a remarkable way to support communities and individuals through...

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Community and Voluntary Sector Coronavirus Survey

VCAS have summarised the results from the survey that was collected immediately to understand the impact of this current crisis on the VC...

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Surfs up!

Twelve months ago no one had heard of Covid 19 and its just twelve months ago since we were asked to develop, support, and promote...

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Everyday People, Everyday Heroes

Have you ever sat with a bunch of friends and discussed your top 10 records? The debate can go on for some time and, particularly if bev...

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Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Furloughed Workers If your employer and yourself wish to remain on the payroll, but there is no work a...

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VCAS 2020 News Update 30/03/20

Information from East Area Committee Sunderland City Council: Community Resilience Support available in Doxford, Hendon, Millfield, Ryhope

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Heritage Fund support for heritage in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)

This is the latest update from The Heritage Fund, in regards to the support for the heritage sector, following recent government announ...

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Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund

Community Fund Tyne and Wear: The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund, will award grants to local charities and community organisati...

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Coranavirus - advice for VCSE organisations and Fundraisers

Following the news that cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have now been confirmed in Newcastle and Sunderland, it’s important we all take s...

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Small Charity Week NE 2020 -15th - 20th June Small Charity Week is happening in June, and organisations across the region are working together to put o...

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Taking The Temperature 2020 and Community Updates

How are your doing? The VCS in Sunderland is always busy and the demands on our time are ever growing with often less resources. So we kn...

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NCVO Safeguarding Updates

Information and guidance In 2019 NCVO and partners updated the safeguarding guidance we offer on Knowhow to include a wide range of resou...

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