RESOURCES:

LEAFLETS

A guide to Volunteering

during COVID-19

BNSSG CCG Bereavement

Resources

Ladbrook Insurance Advice - 

Managing through the 

Coronavirus Crisis

We are With You - Managing your drug use during COVID-19 outbreak

Helping & Getting Help Safely

Poster

Volunteering Checklist for Organisations

Avoiding Scams 

Community Shopping & Collection

Cooking for Neighbours

Mental Health & Well-being

Handling Phone Contacts as a Volunteer

Data Protection for Organisations

Collecting Prescriptions & Medicines

C19 Volunteer Newsletter 1

USEFUL INFORMATION AND WEBSITE LINKS:

NORTH SOMERSET COMMUNITY GROUPS PROVIDING
COVID-19 SUPPORT FORM (Complete so that we can add you to the North
Somerset Service Mapping List)
NORTH SOMERSET COUNCIL COVID-19 INFORMATION
COVID-19 GUIDANCE FOR THE CHARITY SECTOR FROM GOV.UK
NCVO GUIDANCE FOR VCSE GROUPS
PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDANCE FOR NON-CLINICAL SETTINGS
COVID-19 FAQ'S FOR MUTUAL AID
FUNDING/GRANTS
VANS/QUARTET/NORTH SOMERSET TOGETHER NETWORK - SMALL LOCAL ORGANISATIONS FUNDING SUPPORT
The fund is open to small, un-constituted (as at 1st April 2020), volunteer led or supported organisations who are providing Covid-19 relief to local people. Organisations must have a bank account, must not already be in receipt of funds of £2,500 or above from either the Quartet NSCP Fund or Quartet Express/Response Grant Fund.  Organisations do not need to be part of the North Somerset Together Network, but must be able to evidence that they are volunteer-led/focussed and are supporting local people due to Covid-19.
 
The funding will cover volunteer related costs (e.g. travel/mileage expenses, training, new DBS checks, special equipment) and any Food/ care package costs.
 
Claims must be submitted on a weekly basis, on the Funding Expense claim form which will be sent upon receipt of the application form.  All claims (except volunteer mileage) must be accompanied by a receipt (original or copy).  Payments will be made on a fortnightly basis.
 
Full details are on the application form which can be downloaded HERE:

COVID-19 GRANT FUNDING FROM QUARTET COMMUNITY FUND

This grant programme aims to support local activities that are helping communities affected by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak. It will offer local charitable and community organisations emergency funding to support emerging challenges faced within local communities as a result of the continuing threat of Coronavirus.  This programme is for small voluntary and community groups with charitable aims. Applicants must be based and working in Bristol, Bath & North-East Somerset, North Somerset or South Gloucestershire.
THE NATIONAL LOTTERY COVID-19 FUND
is a £200 million fund open to organisations supporting people and communities experiencing challenges and difficulty during COVID-19 and dealing with an increased demand in services to support vulnerable people. The fund has two key objectives: increase community support to vulnerable people affected by COVID-19 and to reduce temporary closure of essential charities and social enterprises, ensuring services have the financial resources to operate. Grants are broken down into two categories, between £300 to £10,000 and £10,000 and above.
THE BARING FOUNDATION STRENGTHENING CIVIL SOCIETY COVID-19 LEGAL ACTION FUND
offers grants up to £40,000 to UK registered charities to support legal action that protects vulnerable individuals and communities from the impact of COVID-19. Applicants must have an annual income under £5 million and demonstrable legal expertise in their area of focus. The next closing date is 12 noon on 22 October.

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