Thursday, 21 December 2017

Derbyshire County Council Cabinet Funding

Dear Members,

Derbyshire County Council Cabinet approved a report on 7th December that recommended the extension of grants to a range of community and voluntary organisations across Derbyshire for a further twelve months from 1st April 2018.

The full list of organisations included can be found in the
Cabinet Report HERE. 

Cabinet approved the proposed allocation of £1.359 million to Voluntary and Community Sector organisations for 2018-19 and the allocation of small grants to 110 luncheon clubs, old people clubs and clubs for disabled people.

Thank you to NDVA for this information. 

Wednesday, 20 December 2017

Social Return on Investment (SROI)


Social Return on Investment (SROI)



Free Interactive Training Workshop


Thursday 8th March 2018

10am - 12pm or 1pm - 3pm


Join us at

Granville Avenue, Long Eaton Derbyshire, NG10 4HD


Housing Association charitable Trust (HACT) is a tool used to measure social value and wellbeing.


· Demonstration of the use of the tool


· Value Calculator’ demonstration


· How to select relevant outcomes using:

 Activity value - Evidence through records of participation

 Outcome value - Survey questions to track change


· How to apply valuable questions:

Practical example of questionnaire / survey question development  using Bolsover Wellness project as an example


· How to input data onto the HACT spreadsheet


· Way forward - Applying to local examples


· Follow up support


SESSION 1:  10am – 12pm & SESSION 2 : 1pm – 3pm

Choose which session you would like to attend


Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis


To Book your place contact Lee at

Erewash Voluntary Action, Granville Avenue, Long Eaton, NG10 4HD

Tel: 0115 9466740. Email:


Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Live Life Better Derbyshire

Live Life Better Derbyshire is a free healthy lifestyles service that is open to people across Derbyshire excluding Derby City.

Whether you want to feel fitter, lose weight or quit smoking we’re here to help the people of Derbyshire to Live Life Better.

All our advisors are fully trained and they’ll be with you every step of the way offering support and advice.

So why wait – get in touch and take the first steps to a happy, healthy future for you and your family.

To find out more about Live Life Better Derbyshire you can call  Freephone 0800 085 2299  or 01629 538 200.

Alternatively visit the website or email