News on the topic of Big Society

Big Society innovation aims to get families out of deprivation

The Government has announced a major trial of an innovative new way to fund intensive help for families blighted by anti-social behaviour, crime, addiction and poor education.

Thu, 25/08/2011

Consultation on proposed new Big Lottery Fund policy directions

The Government has opened a 12-week consultation on proposed new policy directions for the Big Lottery Fund.

Mon, 22/08/2011

Young people are part of the solution not the problem

Young people involved with National Citizen Service have spoken out about their shock at the riots.

Wed, 10/08/2011

Minister meets South Yorkshire teenagers taking part in National Citizen Service pilot

Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office, today visited the community trusts of Sheffield Wednesday, Barnsley and Rotherham United Football Clubs, to meet participants taking part in a groundbreaking new scheme, National Citizen Service (NCS). 

Wed, 03/08/2011

Big Society Bank launched

The vision for a Big Society came much closer today as the Big Society Bank – now officially named Big Society Capital – became a reality with the establishment of two expert boards.

Fri, 29/07/2011

£10million to kick start Big Society public services

£10million fund for charities and social enterprises to help them develop the skills and infrastructure to win more capital investment and public service contracts.

Mon, 25/07/2011

£30 million fund for charity support services opens

A new £30 million Big Society fund has been set-up to modernise organisations that supply critical support to front-line charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises.

Fri, 15/07/2011

Minister meets Bolton teenagers on the first National Citizen Service

Minister meets young people in Bolton who are among the first 10,000 pioneering the scheme which the Government hopes to make available to all 16-year-olds in England.

Thu, 14/07/2011

2010 National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises

The release of the results of the 2010 National Survey of Charities and Social Enterprises (NSCSE).

Wed, 29/06/2011

Community Development Foundation to deliver the £80m Community First programme

News story about how the Community Development Foundation is to deliver the £80m Community First programme

Wed, 22/06/2011

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