Office of the Civil Society

Local Intelligence Team NE Update


Welcome to the monthly news bulletin from the Office for Civil Society – This contains policy updates, funding opportunities, consultations and much more.
Office for Civil Society (OCS) updates:


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Updates from the Office for Civil Society:

Local Charities Day - 14 December 2018
Charities safeguarding measures bolstered through new dedicated fund
New Digital Leadership Fund now open for applications
Charity Digital Code of Practice published today
Mims Davies MP appointed as new Minister for Sport and Civil Society
Tender and Expression of Interest for the Innovation in Democracy Programme are now open
Tender and Expression of Interest for DCMS' Growing Place-based Giving Programme open for applications

Updates from other government departments:

Home Office grant funding - vulnerable or at-risk EU citizens applying for the EU Settlement Scheme.

Updates from stakeholders:

Chairs needed for new £90m youth unemployment and £55m financial inclusion organisations
Strengthening local youth services: Co-op Foundation invitations to tender now open
Applications for the Age-friendly and inclusive volunteering fund are now open
Cities of Service launches second annual Engaged Cities Award
£3m Open Banking for Good programme launch
Lloyds Bank Business and Charity Digital Index 2018 published
NCVO report on 'Brexit and the voluntary sector, preparing for change'