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We support and strengthen the voluntary, community and faith sectors in Surrey with funding and business advice, advocacy and financial service: we’re here to help you to help others.

We work with many hundreds of people and organisations across Surrey providing services such as payroll administration and community buildings advice and supporting projects such as voluntary car schemes and rural housing provision.

Vitally, with our expertise, we help communities at a grass roots level.  Projects include working with vulnerable groups with challenging needs and behaviours, families in need (housing and benefits support) and assisting the elderly.  You will find a list of our projects here

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DEFRA confirms funding for 2015/16

Defra has confirmed that it will maintain its £2.3m investment in the ACRE Network for 2015/16.. . Surrey Community Action CEO, Jason Gaskell said: “This is good news for our organisation and the nationwide ACRE Network of rural community councils. We would like to thank everyone who showed their support for rural communities and the work we do... [Read More...]

Join our urgent campaign

I am writing to ask you to join our urgent campaign to call on the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs not to withdraw funding for the ACRE Network of rural community councils (RCCs).. . The Network, of which Surrey Community Action is a member, is the only nationwide organisation with a dedicated rural focus; building community resilience, strengthening local enterprise and supporting the most vulnerable in our society. In addition, we are the sole network that provides... [Read More...]

FREE workshops for the VCFSE sector

We are launching a brand new, refreshing approach to supporting the VCFSE Sector through a programme of free, participative style workshops & networking opportunities (lunch included). VCFS Organisations are invited to the launch on Thursday 22 January at Manor House Hotel, Newlands Corner, Surrey.. . Eligibility - organisations must be in receipt of less that £300K per annum and employ no more than 9 FTE staff members.. . For further information and to request a booking form, please contact Anneb@surreyca.org.uk... [Read More...]