Community projects

Support for carers this November

It’s Carers Rights Day in November, and this year York Carer’s Centre are focussing on Carers Rights in work, a frequently asked topic. For many carers, holding down a paid job alongside their caring responsibilities


Grants for community businesses to recover from Covid

Are you running a project or organisation that exists to improve a local neighbourhood, village or town?  Do you want to recover and rebuild income from trading and pandemic proof your business? The SSE in


Benenden Health relaunch their Community Fund

Benenden Health, a healthcare and wellbeing organisation based in York, are opening a new round of their Community Fund for local charities, community groups and organisations in York. The Fund offers one-off awards of up


Cultural Wellbeing Grants for York organisations

York Cultural Commissioning Group has announced a Cultural Wellbeing Grant that’s open for bids of up to £2,000. This is available to groups and individuals, for initiatives that will ease loneliness and isolation during the

Space Invaders

Visit our latest pop up on Micklegate

Social Vision’s Space Invaders project has teamed up with local artisans Nelson Bakery and York Candle Company to take over the former Minster Van Hire forecourt on Micklegate. The space is now open to the


£10k grants for ‘bridge builders’

The Multiplier is a brand new programme helping people to develop their own bridge-building initiatives in their own communities in their own ways. Over the next five years, the partnership between The Cares Family and


How to get food from your local Foodbank

As a volunteer, a trustee and someone that works with many different charities and community groups, I come across all kinds of people in York and sometimes they ask me advice on how to get

Community projects

Local teacher acting on food poverty gets Queen’s Honour

It was very lovely to hear that Sarah Wilson, an amazingly dedicated teacher at my son’s school, Fishergate Primary School, had been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for her

Community projects

New 1-2-1 support for people at risk of homelessness

We heard that the Peasholme Charity had a new person join their team helping to support people with multiple complex needs who might be at risk of homelessness, so they did this guest blog for