The National Lottery
Funded Project: Community Safety Net (CSN)
The CSN project delivers essential information, advice and guidance services in key areas of Welfare Benefits, Debt and Housing, it is a hands-on service to members of diverse communities in Handsworth and is currently available to residents living within 1.5 miles form the NCA. The IAG services are free, confidential, independent, impartial and open to all.
Total Project Value: £518,389 for 3 years
Grant Funding From Funder: £345,417
NCA In Kind Investment: £42,875
Funding Shortfall: £130,000
The National Lottery Heritage Fund
We work with Sandwell to provide English classes to give people the chance to develop their English skills in a safe environment to allow people to learn English and integrate easier within the community
The Eveson Trust
Funded Project: Nishkam Aasra Hub
The Nishkam Aasra Hub provides emotional, mental, physical and spiritual support to elderly members of the community. The project helps alleviate anxiety, isolation, bereavement, breakdown of existing social networks and supports management of exisiting health conditions.
Total Project Value: £29,300
Grant Funding From Funder: £25,000
NCA In Kind Investment: £4,300
The Tudor Trust
Funded Project: South Asian Family Support Hub (SAFSH)
The SAFSH Project focuses on the local South Asian Communities. The Hub will act as a safety net for families with single or multiple complex economic, social, educational, relationship, disengagement, isolation issues that have always existed and have been amplified by the COVID crisis. We provide families with intensive seamless support through early interventions and using preventatitve measures. We work with families, helping them to engage and interface with agencies, such as education(schools), police, health & social services and other stakeholders.
Total Project Value: £169,661
Grant Funding from Funder: £100,000
NCA in Kind Investment: £13,500
Funding Shortfall: £56,161
Faith Action are a national network of faith-based and community organisations who serve their comunities through social action.
Birmingham Faith Leaders Group is a network of the principal leaders of Birmingham’s six major faith communities. The Faith Leaders proclaim that the faiths are unitied in working for peace, justice, care for our planet and protecting the right to live and worship free of harassment and prejudice.
Museum of World
The Museum of World Religions UK is a project intended to create a shared space for dialogue and understanding between people form different faith communities as well as for people of no religion or no faith.
Advice UK is the UK’s largest support network for independent advice organisations, they help strengthen and support advice services by creating opportunities for networking and the sharing of sector knowledge.
Peace Charter for Forgiveness
The Peace Charter for Forgiveness and Reconciliation is a charter advocating for Forgiveness and Reconciliation as key processes to allow healing and reconciliaiton to take place, the charter is a collaborative effort by esteemed figures from different faith backgrounds.
The Queen’s Award
for Voluntary Service
The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK and is a symbol of outstanding work in the voluntary sector.
Investing in Volunteers
Investing in Volunteers is the UK quality standard for good practice in volunteer management. Meeting the standards of their 9 indicators is said to enhance the experience of volunteers and show that the organisation is providing an outstanding volunteer experience.
for Further Education
We are authorised to deliver NCFE qualifications through our apprenticeship program, NCFE is an educational charity and leader in vocational and technical learning.
Pearson are the world’s leading learning company, creating vibrant and enriching digital learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are authorised to deliver the Pearson standards through our apprenticeship program