Tender Opportunity to Help Young People in Croydon

London Youth will commission four voluntary sector organisations with expertise in outreach and the development of young people aged 18-24 who are not in education, employment or training to lead on one of four local partnerships across the borough. 
Dates:  There is a Question and Answer Session at CVA Resource Centre on 1 August,  the deadline to apply is 18 August 2017.
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Coming Soon

London Borough of Croydon will be inviting suitable exprressions of interest to 649/2017 - Health Improvement Service for School Aged Children.  A Market Engagement Event will be held soon to enable LBC to have a discussion with current and potential providers of health improvement services for school aged children from all sectors.  

2017 Mayor of Croydon's Civic Awards

Croydon Council want to know about those community heroes who are helping to make Croydon a better place for people to live, visit, work and grow. Help to recognise and celebrate them by nominating them for the above award. It takes just 10 minutes to complete. Read more
For help making your nomination, call 020 8604 47042 or email civicawards@croydon.gov.uk.
Nominations must be in by Friday 8 September 2017.

Croydon Community Fund

Community groups, charities, not for profits can apply for a grant up to £5,000 for projects taking place in Croydon. This is offered on an 8 week process- 4 weeks to apply, then 4 weeks to hear the decision.  First stage is to download the pro-forma on their website, to tell them your idea, and how it helps the Council to meet the following outcomes:

  • Croydon is a place of opportunity and fairness
  • Croydon is a place where people from different back grounds get on well together, and
  • Croydon is a place that has a thriving and joined-up community

FUNDING FROM THE COUNCIL:

(with no deadlines)

Cultural Partnership Fund

Croydon Council are offering matched partnership funding for cultural projects benefiting Croydon residents.  Matched funding of up to 50% normally to a maximum of £10K is available to support projects that are bringing in other funding to cultural projects in the borough.  Other sources of funding may include Arts Council, Heritage Lottery or other lottery funding.
No deadlines - rolling basis, decisions within 6 weeks.

Nature Conservation Fund

Apply for a small grant of between £50-£500 for activities: woodland projects; conservation of ponds; planting for conservation; access improvements; purchase of tools and safety equipment. 

Community Ward Budgets
The amount of funding to spend in community ward budgets has doubled to £576,000.  Examples of previous funded activities include: a Christmas lights competition; a youth club cooking project; funding a local scout group's centenary celebrations.