Local Democracy Week – “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”

As part of Local Democracy Week our colleagues at Kirklees Council are running an event called “If you’re part of mutual aid, you’re part of local democracy”. This is for all local groups or organisations who have supported our communities during Covid-19. By being active citizens in your local place you are part of your […]

VCS Resilience Survey September 2020

How is your organisation if faring with the continuing and changing restrictions? We are, once again, working with Voluntary Action Leeds and several local universities to get a picture of the whole sector across Yorkshire and Humberside, and we will receive any data for Kirklees, which will help us identify the key challenges, speak up […]

Free Basic Bookkeeping Training Course with WYCAS

Do you want to learn how to set up a basic bookkeeping system for your organisation using an Excel spreadsheet? Our Partner WYCAS Community Accounting is running free basic bookkeeping training courses in Autumn for West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire community groups. Places are limited so book quickly by visiting the link below. Find out […]

Free tool for charities tackling financial issues

Bates Wells, a charity and non-profit legal firm, has created a decision tool to support charities facing financial difficulty due to Covid-19.  The free guide can be used by charities and social enterprises to help them through next steps on insolvency, merger, collaboration, cost cutting, and raising finance. The tool provides tailored guidance on what […]

2019/2021 ESF Community Grants fund

The final deadline for applications to the 2019/2021 ESF Community Grants fund in West Yorkshire is 17 September 2020. After that point the fund will close to new applications, so this will be the last opportunity to apply. ESF Community Grants fund projects that help unemployed people move closer to employment and education. This can include projects […]

Access NCVO member-only resources for free

NCVO have made their member-only resources free to everyone because of the current situation. Access a range of practical tools and resources to help your organisation with strategy and planning, risk assessment, good practice in volunteer management and more. NCVO is also offering a variety of online courses including ‘Funding strategy and diversification post Covid-19’ […]

Charities invited to apply for grants from the Morrisons Foundation

Awards of up to £25,000 to support community projects in Great Britain are available from Morrisons Foundation.  The charity, which is funded by the Morrisons supermarket chain, is inviting charities to apply for grants to marks its fifth anniversary.  Find out more

Important Updates from TSL Kirklees

Branding Update Over recent weeks, you may have noticed some changes to our two websites (www.tslkirklees.org.uk and www.volunteeringkirklees.org.uk), social media pages and branding.  This is nothing to worry about and will not affect the free support services that we offer to any organisation in Kirklees in any way.  As a charity, TSL Kirklees has been through huge […]

Air Ambulance Community Survey

The Yorkshire Air Ambulance receives no government funding and is entirely reliant on the kind generosity of the people of Yorkshire, the service is provided free of charge to anyone who needs it. The purpose of the survey, it to help to develop a programme of activities which will enable various diverse community groups and […]

Youth COVID-19 Social Media Campaign

Conscious Youth CIC is a community organisation led by & for young people. They are planning a social media campaign aimed at young people to get the key safety messages about Covid, via various platforms with short clips of young people talking about their personal experience of Covid-19, through themselves or their family members being ill or otherwise […]