Tag Archives: Charity

5th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare Event

Last September we held our largest ever multi agency Health & Wellbeing Showcase attended by commissioners, professional, practitioners, health providers and representatives from local charities working in the field of health and social care. The event was very well received … Continue reading

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Do you care?

Plastics are affecting our waterways, rivers and oceans. Dawn Wood (aka Smiffy) a former resident of South Woodham & a student at William de Ferrers School, does care. She has taken on this initiative as her personal challenge to raise … Continue reading

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Funding to Support the Development of Small Charities and Social Enterprises (UK)

The Fore Trust has announced that the next funding round to support the development of small charities, social enterprises and community interest companies will open for registrations on the 3rd April 2018 at 10 am. The Trust is offering development … Continue reading

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Limbless Association Race Night

The Limbless Association (LA) are hosting a fundraising evening, the LA Race Night at Reids Bar, Billericay on Friday 6 April 2018. This year the Limbless Association are proud to be celebrating 35 years of supporting amputees and to have … Continue reading

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Safeguarding & Reporting: Are you prepared?

It is near impossible to miss the headlines relating to our sector at the moment, but whilst it might be easy to consider these as ‘big charity’ issues, the problems surrounding Oxfam present important lessons for smaller members of the … Continue reading

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SECE Mind are calling for volunteers!

“South East and Central Essex Mind (SECE) is such a well-known local charity that I became excited when I read about the IES voluntary roles on the website. I have been volunteering for just over eight months now and have … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Projects & Communications Assistant at Families InFocus

An exciting new job opportunity to join the Families InFocus team. Hours 28-37 per week (flexible) Salary: FTE £20,456pa to £22,434pa (Depending on experience) Families InFocus are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced individual to join the team and … Continue reading

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Job Opportunity: Volunteer Coordinator at Dementia Adventure

Dementia Adventure is an innovative charity working to make sure that people living with dementia have access to nature and the outdoors on a regular basis. They provide training, research and consultancy services. Dementia Adventure also provide adventures and short … Continue reading

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Did you know you can plan for your family’s future AND raise money for your chosen charity?

Backhouse Solicitors are delighted to announce that for every Will or Lasting Power of Attorney made they will donate either £25.00 or £50.00 directly to the charity of your choice. To take advantage of this offer simply quote code CVS … Continue reading

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 Parkinson’s UK share our charity shop!

  The Chelmsford 4 Good charity shop in Chelmsford is being shared with Parkison’s UK between the 10 April and 13 April. Come to the shop to find out more about what they do, and how you can help them! … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Start Co-operative Charity of the Year

Since 2006, Chelmsford Star Co-operative has supported a different local charity each year to be the focus for staff fund raising. Over this time through a variety of initiatives and events, they have raised over £283,000 which has benefited the … Continue reading

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The FRSB has now formally closed

The FRSB has now formally closed and has passed on the regulatory duties to the new Fundraising Regulator in recent months. They have now issued cheques refunding membership income to over 1,800 members organisations who had paid membership fee beyond 31 July 2016. As … Continue reading

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SOUP Evening, Chelmsford Library | Wednesday 16 November

SOUP is a relatively new concept to these shores after beginning in the United States of America. So far SOUP events across Essex have raised more than £14,500 towards local grassroots projects seeking to make a real difference in their … Continue reading

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Chelmsford Happy Dance for Make a Difference Day | Friday 28 October

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MacMillan Coffee Morning – 30 September 2016

There are lots of different MacMillan Coffee Mornings happening across Chelmsford City today, we have pulled together a list of ones you could visit. M&S Coffee Morning @ M&S Chelmsford High Street from 10am. Find out more here. Nationwide Building … Continue reading

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Opportunity for Chelmsford based charities

The Meadows Shopping Centre is offering an exciting opportunity for charities at this December. They are currently seeking a charity partner to work with them over the Christmas period with exclusive access to fundraising opportunities. Commenting on the search, Sue … Continue reading

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Fundraising & Communications Officer | External Job Opportunity

The Limbless Association – a leading national charity supporting amputees. The Limbless Association are a small national charity based in Chelmsford with a history spanning over 30 years. As a user led organisation they are passionate about delivering their services to support all … Continue reading

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Fundraising Regulator launches

The Fundraising Regulator, the independent self-regulator for charitable fundraising in the United Kingdom, was launched formally on 7 July 2016. Established following the Etherington review of fundraising self-regulation (2015), the Fundraising Regulator’s purpose is to strengthen the system of charity regulation, … Continue reading

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Are you late filing your accounts?

Have you filed your charity’s accounts yet? On 15 April the Charity Commission reported that 11,928 charities had not complied with all their filing requirements. If your charity’s income is over £25,000, your accounts must be digitally filed with the commission. The … Continue reading

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