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Surrey Community Action receives Certificate of Excellence

We’re delighted to receive a Certificate of Excellence from The High Sheriff of Surrey in recognition of our community support during the Covid crisis. Making sure hard to reach communities like Gypsies and Travellers were well supported during the lockdowns was all in a day’s work for our Community Development Worker who helped one client who didn’t understand who she … Read More

 Tesco Community Grants scheme

The Tesco Community Grants scheme is actively seeking applications from charities that provides support for Children Young People and Families and Food Poverty in the following areas: Ashford Sunbury Brooklands – Food insecurity Egham Aldershot Haslemere Caterham Gatwick Applications for the next round need to be completed by 15th May and support is available from Elizabeth Hodgson Community Enabler, Groundwork South (Hampshire … Read More

£10,000 doors and windows for a community project in need

Surrey home improvement experts P&P Glass are marking their 40th anniversary by donating £10,000 worth of windows and doors to a community project in need. P&P Glass are asking people throughout the region to nominate organisations who do fantastic work, but have premises that might need a bit of TLC. This could include a charity that supports the elderly or … Read More

Green Social Prescribing – Join the Network and Working Groups

Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership have been successful in securing one of seven Green Social Prescribing ‘Test and Learn’ pilots in England. This will work with partners across the health, care and nature based sectors to overcome barriers and identify how green social prescribing can be ‘scaled up’ for the benefit of communities. Find out more here. Why are … Read More

SSEN joins forces with Surrey and Hampshire charities to support vulnerable customers

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has teamed up with Action Hampshire and Surrey Community Action to support more vulnerable customers through the winter months and ongoing coronavirus pandemic, with targeted advice and guidance through a variety of communication methods. Last year, SSEN handled over 550,000 customer calls during power cuts, with the average number of calls increasing tenfold during storms in the winter … Read More

Covid-19 vaccination rollout – social care

Surrey County Council is asking for your help to identify any frontline social care workers (employed or volunteers) in your organisation in Surrey who are eligible for the Covid-19 vaccine because of their role: The government definition of a frontline social care workers is “All frontline social care workers directly working with people clinically vulnerable to Covid-19 who need care … Read More

Tech for Good programme – funding available

Charities are being offered grants of up to £70,000 to develop their digital services as part of £1m of new funding. The grant-makers, the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Comic Relief, are opening the latest round in the Tech for Good programme. The scheme was first developed in 2016 to help charities use technology to explore different approaches to delivering their … Read More

The Paul and Nick Harvey Fund

The Paul and Nick Harvey Fund, which has £500,000 available for organisations that deliver musical services to people living with dementia in the UK, has officially opened.

FREE office furniture

Staff at Surrey County Council are vacating County Hall in Kingston and anticipate having a number of surplus items of furniture which are not planned to be used for other locations. For further information about the items available (listed below) please contact Christopher Pudney in the Facilities Management Team chris.pudney@surreycc.gov.uk: Tall metal 5-shelf storage cabinets, approx dimensions H 1.9m x … Read More

MSE – Raising the Next Generation

The MSE Charity’s next grant round, Raising the Next Generation opens on Monday 1st February 2021. This grant round is targeting and supporting the younger generation who in the current difficult economic climate need support to develop and learn personal financial life skills. Not sure if your organisation can apply? Take the quick Eligibility Quiz

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