Awards for All! This funding programme from the Big Lottery Fund provides grants to grassroots and community groups all across the UK. Check it out!
Volunteering - get involved and make a difference
For all the latest opportunities, have a peruse of the volunteering tool here.
Holland Park is looking for some conservation volunteers to help out with their wildlife area. This entails scything meadows, weeding the butterfly garden, renovating the new ponds, controlling bramble and various other activities. If any of those pique your interest then give it a look!
For more job opportunities, go to the Good Jobs forum here.
The Hive is looking for a qualified and experienced Bushcraft and Forest School Leader (level 3) to help plan and deliver workshops across London. This freelance opportunity is available to view here.
The River Thames Boat Project is recruiting for an Education Co-ordinator to join their team and oversee their education and learning programmes. Deadline is coming up this Friday, so don't hang about.
In other news...
For all the latest events, check out the listing here.
We are still eager to hear your feedback on the Project Dirt platform to help us implement some changes. If you're a project leader or admin get involved! It only takes 5 mins and there's a chance you'll win a tasty Alara hamper.
Solar Schools has raised over £720,000 over the last five years for solar projects, getting more than 30,000 pupils involved along the way and installing over 2,000 solar panels. However, it's often the individual stories that inspire us the most, and two schools in particular have caught their eye. Check out their video here!
Wild Times is a terrific new book written by Jini Reddy. The book, which she describes as 'part-narrative, part-guide' offers encouragement and ideas on how to engage with the natural world around us in simple ways. You can find out more about the book, including a teaser sample and a Project Dirt discount, here.
Generous Spaces in Westminster is hosting a Swap and Shop in two weeks' time. The idea? You pay a small donation on the door for entry (which goes to Climb any Mountain), bring some good quality items of clothing with you and leave with some new ones of your choice. Accompanied by a glass of prosecco, of course.
Fancy trying out a jumble trail?A jumble trail is a bit like a collective "yard sale" where lots of people in a small area of a neighbourhood bring their unwanted household items out into their front gardens on a particular day to sell to neighbours and visitors. This Sunday stalls will be up across Wandsworth and Earlsfield. More on locations here.
Help the Orchard Project choose the name for their new community-powered juice and cider enterprise, and win a box of their first pressing! The winning entry will be decided by public vote.