A project that promotes and champions participation in creative cultural activity across the UK, building local organisations’ capacity to recruit and support volunteers in this sector.
Challenging Perceptions of Disability
Epic Awards winners unveiled at ceremony in Cardiff
Spirit of 2012 supports the Epic Awards. Now in their sixth year, they are the premier awards for voluntary arts groups based in United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland, shining a light on their achievements and inspiring others to get involved in artistic and creative activities. The Awards are run by Voluntary Arts.
Voluntary Arts Week in Scotland
Cassandra Barron from the Voluntary Arts Scotland team went out and about during Voluntary Arts Week to meet some of the many groups involved and get creative.
Everyone to ‘Get Creative’ in major celebration launched today
Voluntary Arts partners BBC and others on year-long campaign #BBCGetCreative
Volunteers Week - pupils from Clare Mount Specialist Sports College
Spirit of 2012 is partnering up with Team Personal Best to support the London 2017 inspiration Volunteer programme. England Athletics will receive £900,000 over the next three years.
10 ways we're tackling...
loneliness and isolation
At Spirit of 2012, we’re absolutely committed to funding projects that bring people together. With that in mind, here are just ten of the (many) ways we are helping tackle the loneliness and isolation felt by an increasing number of people across the UK.
Volunteering comes in all shapes and sizes, from working on the ground to doing the accounts for a local charity, and from donating a day to dedicating a lifetime
When you think about all of the various creative cultural activities people voluntarily organise on a regular basis you realise how important they are to them as individuals and to their communities.