COVID-19 – Funding opportunities

NEW* DEFRA Covid-19 Food and Essentials Grants In order to meet immediate needs and help those who are struggling to afford food and essentials due to Covid-19, Hackney Council has been issued with funding from DEFRA. As key partners in the local effort to tackle food poverty, voluntary and community organisations working in this area are being … Continued

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Healthy Start Vouchers

Healthy Start Vouchers enable low income families to benefit from free nutrition for their dependents, including free fruit, vegetables and milk. These can be worth up to £900.00 per child. Eligible applicants must be:  At least 10 weeks pregnant OR have one or more children under 4 years old.  Receiving universal credit or … Continued

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Rabbi Avrohom Pinter Z”tzl

Many of you will be as stunned and as grief-stricken as we are at the sudden and shocking loss of our dear and unique Rabbi Avrohom Pinter during Pesach. For many on the Interlink team, particularly the old-timers, he has been our teacher, mentor and rock of strength over many years.  He had so much … Continued

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COVID-19 message to Interlink members

Dear Member, We find ourselves in unprecedented and extremely challenging times. Firstly and foremost we hope that you and your families stay well through this crisis.  None of us will be escaping the stress and anxiety as we approach Pesach very differently this year.   We  wish each one of you strength, calm and the Eibishter’s … Continued

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COVID-19 – Sample furlough letter

Sample furlough letter – download

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COVID-19 – Job Retention Scheme Q & A

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme Q & A – open

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COVID-19 – Factsheet from Mesila

Factsheet from Mesila – open

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COVID-19 – advice to members

With CoVid-19 wreaking havoc across the globe, charities need to deal with the new reality presented by the crisis. Obviously, the situation affects each member charity differently, and all advice can only be very general.  Work patterns will inevitably suffer disruption, and access to work stations will be limited. The trustees and management of each … Continued

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COVID-19

The CoVid-19 virus The entrance of CoVid-19 to the UK has created a situation in constant flux, and our organisations need to be responsive to the changes.  Every organisation will be called upon to make decisions and need reliable information in order to do so.  Useful resources include www.nhs.uk, www.who.int/COVID-19 and https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-guidance. This information is … Continued

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Accreditations

If either your funders or your users would like the programmes you deliver to be accredited, the Unit Award scheme managed through AQA offers a broad range of subject areas which are eligible for accreditation including leadership, swimming, volunteering, drama, gardening and so much more! Interlink is an AQA accredited centre and can process your … Continued

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