The latest Mentoring and Befriending Foundation news...
Funding for youth volunteering projects
Charity v announces £70m grant programme for new volunteering projects
Benefits of mentoring for young people at risk
Independent research recommends support for mentoring schemes
MBF announces course details for the National Training Programme
Register your interest now and receive a 10% discount off your first booking...
Big Lottery grant for Befriending Network Scotland
BNS receive Big Lottery Fund grant to build on their support for befriending projects in Scotland
New mentoring partnership - NCH and Chance UK
Charities develop partnership to offer mentoring programmes to children in need of additional suppor...
New manual for resettlement mentoring providers
Advice and guidance for professionals is published by RESET
Mentors proposed for 16-18 year olds
Private Members' Bill aims to provide mentors in post-16 education and training
- May 18
Government pledges educational mentoring for teenagers
Gordon Brown pledges to make education a priority
GoldStar project turns lives around
Chance UK's pioneering mentoring scheme in London's East End is turning around the lives of troubled...
Consultation on volunteering strategy to reduce re-offending
Tell NOMS how best to engage with volunteers who work with offenders
Mentoring scheme to help young offenders
Young offenders are being given a chance to get back on their feet thanks to a new mentoring project...
Tackling social exclusion was at the top of the agenda at the MBF National Conference 2007
Over 350 practitioners descended upon Manchester last Thursday 3 May in the largest annual networkin...
Grants for health & social care befriending
Volunteering England invites voluntary organisations to apply for 3 year grants from the Opportuniti...
CES - Survey on monitoring and evaluation practice
Charities Evaluation Services is carrying out a national SURVEY as part of a research study of monit...
The real gold
Meet the nation's youngest mentors and befrienders - winners of Millennium Volunteer Awards
Getting by with a little help from a friend
The theme of this year's Mental Health Action Week is friendship. ALISTAIR HARRIS speaks to a volunt...
Shop at Give or Take and support MBF
If you buy books, flights, food, gifts, insurance etc online then by shopping at Give or Take you ca...
- Mar 15
Invitation to bid for LAC Mentoring Pilot
Rainer seeks to work with local mentoring providers to deliver DfES funded project for looked after ...
MBF commissions risk management research
Help us with our research into risk management issues for mentoring and befriending projects
Media Trust to launch 'Youth Mentoring' initiative
Government funds a unique media mentoring initiative for disadvantaged young people
New guide to developing early dementia support services
Focuses on how to set up and provide services for people with dementia - including befriending servi...
GoldStar youth club demonstrates diversity in action
As government advisers finalise a report on how diversity in Britain works, a GoldStar project shows...
Help Yourselves! Award Scheme
Small grants for adults and young people working together
'V' youth volunteering grants
Grants available for project providers working with young people in areas currently under-represente...
Research into offending in Norfolk recommends mentoring
Findings from a research report commissioned by Broadland District Council, highlight mentoring as a...
Ex-offenders to mentor young people in Prince's Trust pilot
A £300,000 pilot scheme will encourage ex-offenders to volunteer as mentors
Terrence Higgins Trust Refugee Mentoring Project
Pilot project offers support to refugees and asylum seekers living with HIV
Real Choice Real Voice
National debate on care must give older people 'Real Choice Real Voice'
MBF new website goes live...
Check out our new website, showcasing the vital and important work of the mentoring and befriending ...
Launch of mentoring pilot for people who self-harm
Health Minister launches mentoring scheme to support those who self-harm
National Peer Mentoring Conference 8th March 2007 - Making a Difference
Hear about the positive impact that peer mentoring programmes are having on the development of young...
MBF welcomes Home Office refugee integration proposals
The MBF has responded to the Home Office's proposals for a standard set of services for the integrat...
Influence the vision for volunteering
Add to the evidence from your own experiences of volunteering to show how important mentoring and be...
Anna Cook’s volunteer work recognised by the Blairs
For 12 years, she has visited a blind woman every week to have a chat and help around the home
MBF volunteers attend the prime ministers reception
9 volunteer mentors and befrienders were specially selected to meet Tony Blair tonight
National training programme planned
The MBF to develop an annual programme of national training events
Win £100 and engage in our national mapping exercise
Tell us about your projects and help put mentoring and befriending on the map
MBF befriending research commissioned
In August 2006, we commissioned the Befriending in England report to assess how relevant our resourc...
Outstanding volunteer training
The Blenheim Project on Portobello Road, west London, has been short-listed for the Lady Goodman Awa...
Ambassador Volunteer Centres appointed by the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation
There are now eight Ambassador Volunteer Centres working to promote Mentoring and Befriending and to...
You can be a 'Friend in Deed'
Rt Hon Hazel Blears MP launches campaign to highlight benefits of mentoring and befriending.
MBF supports expansion of peer support scheme
MBF welcomes the announcement by Education and Skills Secretary Alan Johnson at the start of Anti-Bu...