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Collaborate to innovate – FREE workshop

Collaborate to innovate – FREE workshop. Surrey Community Action, in association with Skylark, is hosting a FREE collaboration workshop at Astolat in Guildford on Thursday 8 January 2015.. Skylark is a pro-bono consultancy which focusses on helping charities to achieve their objectives by collaboration with other charities. Skylark is formed of senior consultants who have worked with charities on both informal collaborations through to mergers and they can share practical advice gained from their previous work.. The workshop will look... [Read More...]

Rural Housing Seminar

Surrey Rural Housing Group is hosting a seminar on Thursday 27 November which looks at Sustaining rural communities through affordable housing and which will cover topics including Community Land Trusts, Local Lettings Plans and overcoming the barriers to bringing a scheme forward.. . The seminar takes place at Hambledon Village Hall between 10.30am – 2.00pm. For more information email Surrey Community Action's Rural Housing Enabler, Louise Williams louisew@surreyca.org.uk. . Surrey Rural Housing Group is a partnership between... [Read More...]

Lottery Funding to help Surrey’s voluntary sector to access European funding

Lottery Funding to help Surrey’s voluntary sector to access European funding. . The Big Lottery is today (23 October) awarding £630,000 of lottery funding to 36 organisations across England, including Surrey Community Action, to raise awareness within the Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector of the opportunities available through the European Social Fund (ESF). The funded projects will provide advice and guidance on the European funding that will be matched by the Big Lottery Fund in their Local... [Read More...]