News on the topic of Community

Government names new partner to deliver Community Organisers

The government has announced the selected partner who will deliver and train up to 5,000 Community Organisers.

Sat, 19/02/2011

£100 million Transition Fund to support charities

The first payments from the £100m Transition Fund that will provide vital support to charities have been announced today by Francis Maude and Nick Hurd.

Tue, 15/02/2011

The mutual futures of public services in Swindon

Professionals planning to form a Big Society mutual to join up adult health and social care services in Swindon, shared their ambitions with Francis Maude Minister for the Cabinet Office and Charlie Mayfield, Chairman of John Lewis Partnership.

Wed, 02/02/2011

Early action can make all our children ‘schoolready’

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg welcomed the launch of a new report highlighting the difference early interventions can make in a child’s later life.

Wed, 19/01/2011

Grants available for the European Year of Volunteering

The Cabinet Office has made available small scale contracts and grants for organisations to develop and implement activity within England, as part of the national work programme for European Year of Volunteering. 

Mon, 10/01/2011

Big Society plan for a new culture of generosity

The Cabinet Office has today published its Giving Green Paper which has the Government's initial ideas for building a stronger culture of giving time and money. The initial ideas will start a national debate on our society’s attitudes to giving.

Wed, 29/12/2010

Government and voluntary sector agree new Compact

A renewed Compact - the agreement which governs relations between the Government and civil society organisations in England - has been published today.

Tue, 14/12/2010

'Modernising Commissioning' Green Paper published

Nick Hurd has today published the Modernising Commissioning Green Paper which asks for views on how the Government can create a level playing field for charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises that want to bid for public service contracts.

Tue, 07/12/2010

Big Society Awards launched

The Prime Minister has launched a new award that will recognise some of the excellent examples of the Big Society in action taking place all around the country.

Mon, 22/11/2010

Big Society plans for better public services

The Government is to introduce new ‘Rights to Provide’ across public services as part of their Big Society drive.

Wed, 17/11/2010

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