News archive

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The European Office of the WHO has commissioned a European Review on the Social Determinants of Health and the Health Divide.

The latest London Poverty Profile 2011 commissioned by Trust for London and conducted by the New Policy Institute has been published.

The key findings include:

Through the scheme over £172,000 has been awarded to 41 not-for-profit organisations across the UK that demonstrated an ambition to develop their skills and to run projects that would have a positive impact on their wider communities.

The government and Comic Relief are joining forces to help tackle mental health stigma.

Streetwise Opera will be presenting an Open Mic event called With One Voice on 2 July 2012 during the London 2012 Festival to showcase the skills of 200 performers who have experienced homelessness from all over the UK and abroad.

Various announcements relating to next year’s Olympics have been made, including:

The Government has published the Giving White Paper as a means of improving levels of philanthropy by working with charities and businesses to support new ways for people to donate money.

The Well London Alliance Partnership has won a Health Promotion and Community Wellbeing award from the Royal Society for Public Health.

The Film Culture Fund is designed to help audiences throughout the English regions access a diverse range of film content, to enrich audiences’ experience through education opportunities, and to integrate regional screen heritage resour

£50 million to support hundreds of voluntary and community sector (VCS) projects and services has been announced by the Big Lottery Fund (BIG).

ixia has launched a survey to build a map of the public art sector. It is asking you to provide answers to a set of questions about public art - whether you are based in the UK or internationally.

Voluntary Arts, the national representative body for the amateur arts and crafts across the UK and the Republic of Ireland, has announced the appointment of Peter Stark as its new Chair.

The Society for the Arts in Healthcare is an American organisation dedicated to promoting the arts as integral to patient and community health and wellbeing.