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.
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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...]
The 2014-2015 ESF programme is still open for applications and funds remain for organisations in Surrey. Maximum grants have increased to £15,000 from £12,000, to better enable small voluntary and community organisations to reach out to some of the most disadvantaged people and help them to move closer to the labour market.. . ESF Community Grants support a wide range of activities for the unemployed aged 19 years and over including:. . Initial help with basic skills such as... [Read More...]
Vulnerable householders in Guildford, Waverley, Woking, Runnymede, Surrey Heath and Spelthorne can find out how to save money on their energy bills this winter, thanks to support from Surrey Community Action and Action Surrey.. . The organisations are now part of the Big Energy Saving Network, a project funded by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, designed to help vulnerable people to understand their options for saving money on energy bills.. . Advice sessions will take place with groups of vulnerable... [Read More...]
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