The next phase of the South West London Investment fund has started! There are two funds for innovative projects that could have a big impact on health and wellbeing across South West London (Croydon, Merton, Kingston, Sutton, Richmond, Wandsworth) and the deadline for applications is 10th November 2023.
Croydon Council is offering the opportunity for an organisation to take on the management of Harlow Community Hall, Norbury on a long (up to 25 years) full repairing and insuring lease by way of Community Asset Transfer (CAT)
Since 2018, the One Croydon Alliance has commissioned Age UK Croydon to deliver the Personal Independence Coordinator (PICs) programme. The clients were previously regular attendees at GPs or hospital services. The aim of this service to help clients become more independent.
Sayer Vincent have offered a series of webinars to help you manage your charity's finances covering tax, vat, gift aid, fraud, and much more. They are now offering groups an opportunity to watch the recordings of the sessions
Over the last fourteen weeks the Selsdon Food Hub project has brought together partners from the public, private and voluntary /faith sectors to provide vital lockdown services to elderly and vulnerable residents living in the Selsdon area.
Covid-19 has exposed issues of health, race and economic inequality that demand a rethink of how we support local residents in taking life-changing steps towards better physical, mental and financial health.
Schools and local authorities in England can apply for additional support to provide vouchers to pupils eligible for free school meals over the summer holiday period during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
The Government has published details of how domestic abuse and sexual violence support services in England and Wales can apply for a share of the £25 million extra funding due to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
The Culture Secretary has announced that £150 million will be taken from dormant bank and building society accounts to help support the UK's charities and social enterprises whose work has been affected by the COVID-19 crisis
The This Girl Can Croydon project has been adapted due to the current circumstances. Organisations are now being encouraged to apply for funding to deliver online physical activities targeting women living in Croydon aged 16-60 who are currently physically inactive.
Volunteering Matters, in partnership with NCVO, Acevo and others, have launched an initiative to connect voluntary organisations to the right people, skills and resources to support their response to Covid-19
Clear Community Web is offering support and advice with tasks like online shopping, video chat and online forms. Also on offer are classes via Zoom on Digital Skills for Seniors every Wednesday starting 1 April 2020
GTR - Southern Railway collect a significant amount of bicycles that are abandoned on station property; after all legal waiting periods expire they have a store of unclaimed bicycles to dispose of every month.
After a break of several months, the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales have relaunched their grants programme with a 'simpler, more flexible and transparent approach' to help smaller charities be stronger and more effective.
Our celebration of Croydon's Voluntary and Community Sector on 21st November at the Whitgift Centre was a real success. Lots of stalls of local community groups, guest speakers and a fantastic performance by the Rainbow across Borders choir were the highlights of the day.
In advance of our 2019 AGM on 21 November which this year takes the form of a Community Showcase in the Whitgfit Centre, and at which we'll be launching our new Strategic Plan, here's a taster of CVA's latest thinking on the challenges facing our sector
The Mayor of London and BCOMS (black collective of media in sports) are looking for young people aged 16-25 from under represented groups who have aspirations to work in sports media, deadline extended to 25 August.
The Creating Conversations in Croydon project aims to encourage local people to feel more comfortable about talking openly about death and dying. If you'd like to volunteer, training is taking place in September and October
This is the second phase and they are expecting to fund five to ten organisations to distribute the Phase 1 materials, promote and champion safeguarding safe culture, and enable local networking and self-support.
The Anne Frank Trust UK is on the lookout for friendly and welcoming volunteers for the upcoming run of our exhibition Anne Frank: A History for Today exhibition at the New Addington Centre from 8th - 19th July - tight deadline though
All of the partners involved in providing health and care services in Croydon are now sharing the above draft discussion document with local people to ask for their views on the actions set out in the plan.
The London Learning Consortium have been awarded the contract to make ESF Community Grants available in London South, in the form of small grants (From £5,000 up to £20,000) to third sector and other small organisations for the purpose of supporting disadvantaged/excluded unemployed and inactive people to help them progress towards employment. Deadline for Expressions of Interest 12 April 2019.