June 2011

Website offline for maintenance - Saturday 11th June.

The Volunteering Fund website will be taken offline temporarily on Saturday 11th June 2011 for maintenance checks. We apologise for any inconvenience.

DH Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund National Awards announced today

The Department of Health's Health and Social Care Volunteering Fund has announced funding for the first round of national grant scheme projects.

A total of 13 organisations will receive a maximum of 200,000 per year for a maximum of 3 years starting mid-2011. All successful applicants went through a two stage application process which began at the beginning in December.

Each organisation was selected for excellence in one of the following criteria: