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New funding round to help raise national VCS voice - Monday, 31 October 2005

Charities Minister, Paul Goggins, has announced that voluntary organisations with a “proven track record” will be given the opportunity to apply for unrestricted grants, and represent the voluntary and community sector at a national level, under the Home Office Active Communities Unit’s latest strategic funding round.

The grants represent over £10 million for voluntary sector and other not-for-profit organisations which demonstrate the ability to use their practical experience to influence the national debate on volunteering. Organisations have until 25 November to apply for the grants, with successful applicants expected to work closely with the Home Office to “provide a national voice” for the voluntary and community sector.

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