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Updates on what our projects and people have been up to – across England, Wales and Scotland and our pillars.

Action Earth

Action Earth grant giving scheme 2018 now open

We were delighted to launch our Action Earth grant giving scheme today (25 April 2018) at Castlemilk Park in Glasgow. The scheme, which is funded by Scottish Natural Heritage, offers easy to access grants of up to £500 for environmental improvements across Scotland.

We’re challenging young people to start their revolution!

This month sees the launch of our brand new campaign to change young people’s perceptions of volunteering. Titled ‘ Revolution You ‘, our campaign aims to challenge preconceived notions of volunteering and encourage more young people to consider a gap year in the UK. 

Impact Day National Careers Week

Positive Futures for young Londoners

To mark National Careers Week, The Petchey Academy sixth form students were joined by volunteers from professional services firm Deloitte for a day of activities designed to develop key employment skills.

Karen and Sarah

Taking Grandmentors to new places!

Both Stockton Council and Wiltshire Council will be teaming up with Volunteering Matters to launch Grandmentors in their area, providing new inter-generational mentoring to young people leaving care. 

Positive Futures for young people in Ipswich

We’re delighted to announce that our work with and for young people across Ipswich has been given a boost this month with the arrival of a new youth volunteering project in the area – Positive Futures.