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17/11/05 A Gold Standard for Volunteering: £5 Million Programme to Encourage Good Practice

Volunteering, Mentoring and Befriending projects received a boost today with the launch of a new flagship programme announced by Home Office Minister Paul Goggins.

Speaking at the Celebration of Voluntary Action organised by Yorkshire and the Humber Regional Forum, he announced that the GoldStar Volunteering and Mentoring Exemplar Programme (GoldStar) will fund nearly 50 projects with proven track records of good practise, with £5 million guaranteed until 2008.

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