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Have your say on local police issues and future funding

In Consultation by Nina Porter

Surrey Police and the Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey are teaming up again in the New Year to hold the next series of public engagement events across Surrey. The ‘Policing Your Community’ events are coming to every borough and district in the county between 8 January and 5 February 2020. They will be an opportunity for residents …

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Community Foundation for Surrey – Consultation on the Grant Application Process

In Consultation, Funding News by Nina Porter

If you have ever submitted an application to the Community Foundation for Surrey, then they would welcome your feedback on the process.  The Community Foundation is currently running an online consultation which is anonymous and takes just 3 minutes to complete.  See here for the survey. Help to make applying for funding better for everyone – a good use of …

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Mental Health at Work Training – Reigate, 22 January 2020

In News by Nina Porter

As part of the “Doing Good Does you Good” project, funded by the BUPA UK Foundation, VARB is offering free training in mental health awareness for the voluntary, community and faith sector.  This is a certified training course which is particularly suitable for those working alongside volunteers and/or managing staff. With an increase in poor mental health it is important …

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East Surrey Funding Event – 28 November 2019

In News, Funding News by Nina Porter

Presentations from the East Surrey Funding Event held on 28 November 2019 are now available in the “Downloads” section of the VARB website. Click here. If you are interested in Fundraising training see here for details of “Preparing Funding Applications” training and here for “Digital Fundraising” Workshop – both taking place in January 2020. These events are supported by Surrey …

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National Garden Scheme

In Funding News by Siti

Is your local community in need of gardening funds? National Garden Scheme – Community Gardens Award The funding is for gardening projects carried out within local communities. No fixed minimum or maximum amount is set but awards do not usually exceed £5,000. The funding is only available to projects in England and Wales run by amateur gardeners within community groups. …

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Holiday Grants for Children

In Funding News by Siti

Check if your organisation can benefit from this holiday grants for children. Henry Smith – Holiday Grants for Children Funding is available to organisations working with children aged 13 or under who are experiencing disadvantage or have disabilities and are living in an area of high deprivation, with priority being given to those living in the 20% most deprived areas …

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BBC Children In Need Fund

In Funding News by Siti

Does your organisation works and support children in need? You can apply and benefit from this fund. BBC Children In Need funding for organisation working with children BBC Children in Need supports not for profit organisations working with children and young people of 18 years and under, experiencing disadvantage through: Illness, distress, abuse or neglect Any kind of disability Behavioural …

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Cold Weather Fund

In Funding News by Siti

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government (MHCLG) – Cold Weather Fund – deadline 6 December 2019 The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG) are providing up to £1 million of the Cold Weather Fund to Homeless Link to administer funding to charitable organisations that are not commissioned by local authorities. The project’s overall aim is to financially …

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National Lottery Climate Action Fund open for applications

In Funding News by Nina Porter

The Climate Action Fund is a new 10-year, £100 million fund set up with money provided by the National Lottery Community Fund with the aim of reducing the carbon footprint of communities across the UK. The funding is expected to support a mix of different places, communities, themes and initiatives, across the UK.  The following funding is available through phase one: …