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Monthly update: Key findings from our Faith COVID Response project
Over the course of the last four weeks, the FaithAction team have been speaking to you, our members, about your places of worship and how the COVID-19 lockdown has changed the way that you practice your faith, as part of a project FaithAction has been commissioned to complete by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). During our weekly focus groups covering all of the nine major religions, we’ve been hearing about the struggles faith groups have faced with their religious buildings being closed, the innovative ways people have come up with to continue their worship practices and stay connected with their worshipping community, and their thoughts on the guidance issued by the government, both good and bad.
New report calls for action on COVID testing for BAME communitiesThe Race Equality Foundation has published a briefing on COVID-19 and race equality with the New Policy Institute. The briefing examines the data behind Public Health England’s two recent reports. Their analysis shows the risk of infection (confirmed by a test) for black and minority […]
FUNDING: Tower Hamlets Council Small Grants FundThe Tower Hamlets Council Small Grants Fund is managed by East End Community Foundation (EECF) and is designed to support voluntary and community sector activity across the London borough of Tower Hamlets that will make a positive difference to the lives of local residents. This […]
BAME communities and COVID-19 information sheetThe Race Equality Foundation have produced an information sheet on COVID-19 and black and minority ethnic communities in easy words and pictures, in partnership with Lewisham Self Advocacy and Learning Disability England. This contains facts and advice for people from BAME communities. To read the […]
Opportunity with The Guardian's Weekend MagazineThe Guardian’s Weekend Magazine have been capturing photographs of celebrations and religious rituals, across faiths, during lockdown for a thoughtful and beautifully put together collection of images to run in print and online. As lockdown slowly eases, they are looking to capture their final few […]
- 07 July - FaithAction Workshop: Fast Track to Funding
Are you new to grant funding and don’t know where to start? Have you applied for grants before but never won? Do you end up writing bids simply because no-one else can?
- 08 July - FaithAction Coffee House: Recent COVID-19 Guidance
Join us for a weekly hour-long online chat. This week, we’ll be looking at how COVID-19 guidance affects faith groups.
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