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The Ubele Initiative: Weekly News

August 21st, 2023

News and information from Ubele, our partners, collaborators on their exciting opportunities and events for each week. Be sure to check in to keep up to date with industry news. Subscribe to the monthly Ubele news here


Afrocarib Seniors

24th August - An afternoon of fun, activities and bingo! Prizes, exercises and health talks plus more. Details are here

Events and Opportunities

  • Charities offered share of £3m to tackle violence against women and girls

Grants of between £30,000 and £100,000 are available to grassroots organisations in London. More details here

  • The Movement for Good Awards

At the Benefact Group, charitable giving is at the heart of what they do – and has been for over 135 years. They are an international family of specialist financial services companies that give all available profits to charity and good causes.

The Movement for Good Awards is their annual programme of giving. This year they’ll be giving over £1million to charities and good causes – with your help.

You can nominate a registered charity, not-for-profit organisation or community interest company in the UK, Republic of Ireland, Channel Islands or Isle of Man for a £1,000 award.

  • IVAR and The Ubele Initiative CIC present The Jane Hatfield Award reports

Join us and a host of speakers on September 11th to hear about The Jane Hatfield Award and the work from the first recipients of the Award.

Both teams have conducted research and released reports that explore the experiences, barriers and opportunities of social action and social entrepreneurship for young people of Black and Minoritised communities. In this event we will explore the themes that have emerged from the reports like equitable funding and support needed in the social action space.

The reports are available to download at:

You can find out more about the researchers and their research by attending this event, as well as more information about the next round of the Award.

Remember to register for 11th September event. More details are here

  • Apply for community sponsorship

Community sponsorship is a way that community groups can be involved in supporting the resettlement of vulnerable people fleeing conflict. You can apply here

  • Job Vacancy : WHY ME?

Why me? have a new vacancy. All of the details can be found in the link below

  • Bursaries available for peer-learning opportunities with Huddlecraft

How are you continuing to learn and grow personally and professionally? Huddlecraft have a number of lifelong learning opportunities now open for applications in the form of peer-learning Huddles on themes such as fear, financial ease, making, power, being human at work, and more. There are bursaries available for members of the Ubele community. Read more about what it's like to take part in a Huddle in this interview with Zineb Mouhyi.

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