The Covenant Fund – time to get started

July 31, 2015

Surrey County Council’s Covenant Fund launches on 13 August. The Covenant Fund is one of many funds available through Government, trusts, lottery distributers, European Funding and other sources. Its budget is not unlimited, and it won’t be possible to do everything straight away – instead, focusing on doing a few things very well each year, and […]

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JUST OVER 1 WEEK LEFT FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS TO GET SHARE OF £81,000

July 24, 2015

JUST OVER 1 WEEK LEFT FOR LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS TO GET SHARE OF £81,000 SKIPTON BUILDING SOCIETY CALLS FOR SURREY GROUPS AS DEADLINE LOOMS Skipton Building Society’s award winning, community funding scheme, Grassroots Giving, is about to call time on applications for its 2015 campaign, but local groups still have until 31st July to be […]

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EU and Big Lottery Fund join forces to address poverty and improve job opportunities across the South East: Big Lottery Fund

June 9, 2015

Communities across the South East are set to benefit from more than £11.5 million supporting people most in need to develop the skills and tools to overcome barriers to work, education and training. The Big Lottery Fund is for the first time matching funds from the European Social Fund (ESF) 2014-2020 to provide joint investment […]

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Not Just Money and Painting

May 15, 2015

Corporate Social Responsibility: Not Just Money and Painting DATE: Wednesday, 10 June 2015 TIME: 9:30am – 12:30pm VENUE: Park House, Randalls Road, Leatherhead KT22 0AH How are community organisations and businesses in Surrey working together? What more could be done to support the wider wellbeing of Surrey residents? Do you think that CSR is more than […]

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Building partnerships and projects in East Surrey

May 15, 2015

Not for profit, private and public sector organisations helping people into employment in East Surrey are invited to attend a FREE workshop on 4 June to find partners and build bids to the ESF fund. Find out more in the leaflet: Flyer_ESF_Event_June4th2015

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Build a better bid

May 6, 2015

We’re supporting not-for-profit, private and public sector organisations  in West Surrey and Hampshire to get a head start on the launch of  Building Better Opportunities funding in June. Our next workshop takes place on 21 May in Basingstoke and is aimed at both organisations who have attended our previous workshops and those who have not. The […]

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Team challenges

April 14, 2015

Businesses can support their community by taking part in team challenges with local charities and community groups. Find out more by  opening the Team Challenges booklet.

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Grant scheme offers room for improvement for community buildings

April 2, 2015

Grant scheme offers room for improvement for community buildings The Surrey Community Buildings Scheme is a partnership scheme jointly funded by Surrey County Council and nine district and borough councils and administered by Surrey Community Action. Capital grants are available to village halls, community centres and voluntary youth buildings. Each year the Community Buildings Grant […]

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Book now for our FREE event introducing the Enterprise M3 and BIG Lottery Fund’s European Social Funding

March 31, 2015

Building Better Organisations Introducing the Enterprise M3 and BIG Lottery Fund’s European Social Funding to support social inclusion and employability work in West Surrey and Hampshire. Astolat, Coniers Way, Guildford Surrey GU4 7HL on Wednesday 8 April 2015 Are you a not for profit organisation based in, or delivering services to, West Surrey or Hampshire? Do […]

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Raise Challenge Fund

March 20, 2015

The new RAISE Challenge Fund, established in partnership with the regional charity RAISE and Community Foundations across the South East will support aspirational thinking, innovation, leadership, creativity and resourcefulness to help your organisation make a step change and embrace new ways of working or engaging with people. Funding is now available to help community and voluntary […]

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