Around 700 voluntary and community sector organisations will share a £23.9m pot of government grants, according to care services minister Ivan Lewis.

The Department of Health's section 64 scheme will give an average of £44,000 to fund 132 new grants and 256 continuing grants. The Opportunities for Volunteering scheme will have £6.7m for local projects.

Read the press release here

Around 700 voluntary and community sector organisations will share a£23.9m pot of government grants, according to care services minister Ivan Lewis.

The Department of Health's section 64 scheme will give an average of£44,000 to fund 132 new grants and 256 continuing grants. The Opportunities for Volunteering scheme will have£6.7m for local projects.

Read the press release here