News on the topic of Big Society

Francis Maude speech - The Big Society and the City

Francis Maude delivered a speech at an Institute of Directors ‘Big Society and the City’ event at Portcullis House on 20 February 2012.

Tue, 21/02/2012

Winners of the Innovation in Giving Fund announced today

The Cabinet Office and NESTA today announce the first 15 investments to be funded from the £10million Innovation in Giving Fund.

Wed, 15/02/2012

Government to open up a multi-million pound market to deliver National Citizen Service

The Government is today calling on voluntary, business and public sector organisations to play their part in running National Citizen Service (NCS) schemes in a market that could be worth up to £110 million by 2014.

Tue, 14/02/2012

Government invests £30 million to modernise local charity support services

Beneficiaries of a new £30 million fund to help transform and modernise local charity support services have been announced today by Nick Hurd.

Thu, 02/02/2012

Big Society funding enables transition of award-winning Beatbullying into new social action organisation

Half a million children and young people will be now able to access an online advice service as a result of investment from a Big Society Fund.

Wed, 25/01/2012

Mutuals get go ahead

A new Co-operatives Bill, announced today by the Prime Minister David Cameron, will provide new rights for public sector workers to create mutuals and own a stake in their success.

Thu, 19/01/2012

Francis Maude speech on Big Society and Localism

Francis Maude gave a speech on Big Society and Localism on 17 January 2012.

Tue, 17/01/2012

£150 million Big Society 'endowment for the nation' launched

Nick Hurd today launched the new Community First endowment, which aims to raise £150 million to secure the future of local community projects in England.

Sat, 07/01/2012

The New Year's Honours List 2012

People recognised include those supporting the Big Society by making a real difference to their local community through volunteering, fundraising, social action and philanthropy.

Sat, 31/12/2011

£3.1 million from dormant bank accounts invested in Big Society projects

£3.1 million from dormant bank accounts will be invested in new projects to support local communities, Nick Hurd, Minister for Civil Society, said today.

Wed, 28/12/2011

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