Staff blog: World Mental Health Day, 10 October 2021

by Hannah Chamberlain, Enablement Lead, Inclusion Barnet World Mental Health Day takes place on 10 October, and for 2021 we will be highlighting “mental health in an unequal world”. The relationship between unequal access to advantage and mental ill health is complex. Social disadvantage and mental ill health chase each other in a vicious circle. […]

Work With Us! Now recruiting for a Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead

Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead Full-Time: £35,000 per year Closing date: 21 March 2021 To apply, please submit your CV with a brief covering letter clearly stating how you meet the person specification (see below). This is a fixed term contract until the 31 October 2021 in the first instance, extendable subject to future funding. […]

Are you a Barnet VCS interested in the environment? Join this new networking group

Are you a voluntary, community, faith, charity or not-for-profit organisation based in Barnet? Are you interested in the environment? Then join us for the inaugural Barnet VCS Environmental Network on 18 March 2021, 10:30 – 12:00 (online). This will be the first of regular informal and informative networking sessions, where we can come together to […]

Four Fantastic Funding Opportunities for Barnet VCOs

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12 February 2021 –  This week sees a bonanza of a funding dedicated for Barnet VCOs, with four (yes, four!) funding opportunities launched over the past week. With grants ranging from £250 to £65,000, to support a whole host of activities there’s bound to be something of interest to you – so do read on, […]

Inclusion Barnet Launches Management Handbook

  Barnet, London, Thursday 3rd December, 2020 – Inclusion Barnet, the Deaf and Disabled People’s Organisation (DDPO) today unveils the Inclusion Barnet Management Handbook. A free resource to support leaders of DDPOs, the Management Handbook also offers managerial insight to any team leader. The Management Handbook is available on the Inclusion Barnet website for viewing […]

Barnet Together launches Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

  Thursday 29th October 2020, Barnet London – Barnet Together, a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet and the Young Barnet Foundation, is calling for community, voluntary and faith groups as well as statutory organisations and businesses operating in the borough of Barnet, to sign up to the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto.  Caroline Collier, CEO Inclusion Barnet said: “We saw organisations across the borough mobilise and work together in response to Covid-19 and we hope that this Manifesto provides a way to ensure […]

NHSE Digital First Social Prescribing Survey – Barnet Voluntary and Community Sector views required!

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  Social prescribing is a way to address people’s non-medical needs holistically, empowering individuals to take greater control of their own health. The Digital First Social Prescribing Programme aims to enhance how social prescribing is provided by digitising key elements of the resident’s journey and to improve the experience of all those involved in social […]

Free Barnet Together Fundraising Sessions Now Open for Registration

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  23rd September 2020, London – Barnet Together’s autumn fundraising sessions are now open for registration. Led by experienced fundraisers Ellen Cheshire and Ruth Mulandi, and offered through Inclusion Barnet, the free sessions are open to charities, voluntary and community groups based in or serving Barnet. The first course, Introduction to Fundraising, will run on […]

Re: Opening Safely

  Re-opening Safely With the gradual easing of the lockdown since June, you may already be busy planning to get back into your office and starting up your usual services again. You may at the same time be worried about changing guidelines and be asking yourself what you can and should do. Here are some […]

Lloyds Bank Foundation: COVID Recovery Fund

  In our last blog (link here) we talked about grant funding via government initiatives, trusts and foundations. There have been a number of grants for organisations affected by Covid-19 or that have seen their workload increase or change substantially due to Covid-19. Barnet Together can help community groups and charities navigate the funding opportunities […]

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