Culture in Essex – Small Grants funding available

23rd January 2017Funding Opportunities

If you’re an individual or member of a voluntary organisation or community group with a vision to host a community arts or heritage activity in Essex this year, then you could receive much needed funding from our ‘Culture in Essex – Small Grants Scheme’. A fund of £25,000 is now open for grant applications and will award grants of between £250 and £2,500. Over … Read More

Fundraising Regulator launches

15th August 2016Funding Opportunities

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, improve practice and restore public trust in fundraising. The role of the Regulator is to: … Read More

NHS Patient Engagement Community grants

14th September 2015Funding Opportunities

Has your community or voluntary group been working to involve patients and the public in improving health care services? Have you got some good practice to share? NHS England is seeking to make grant awards to showcase good practice around patient and citizen participation in healthcare. They want to do more to share and learn … Read More

2016/2017 Corporate Aid Scheme is now open to applications.

14th September 2015Funding Opportunities

Chelmsford City Council Corporate Grant scheme is now open, application forms, guidance notes and policies can be downloaded from the Chelmsford City Council website: Alternatively a hard copy of these documents can be requested by emailing: The closing date for applications is the 15th of October 2014 at 4:30pm.

New Small Grants Award 2015

7th September 2015Chelmsford CVS, Funding Opportunities

Are you a small volunteer led organisation with an annual income of less than £25,000? Do you have an interest in delivering projects in Braintree, Chelmsford or Maldon that will benefit the health and wellbeing of your community? Essex County Council value the contribution that the voluntary and community sector make to improving the lives … Read More

Last chance for a Capacity Grant for training or accreditation

30th June 2015Chelmsford CVS, Events/ Opportunities, Funding Opportunities

Last chance for a Capacity Grant Funding is available of up to £1,500 for Capacity Building. This can be used for: Training for staff and volunteers in 3rd sector organisations on mainstream routes to employment and training: (For example, this might include PTTLs/IAG) Actions to support the development of delivery and accreditation arrangements in-house: (this … Read More

Fund launched to support women and give them the confidence to speak out against abuse and child sexual exploitation within their communities.

9th March 2015Chelmsford CVS, Events/ Opportunities, Funding Opportunities

Women’s Empowerment Fund Launched in England The Government has launched a one-off £250,000 Fund to support women and give them the confidence to speak out against abuse and child sexual exploitation within their communities. The newly launched Women’s Empowerment Fund is directed at voluntary sector organisations, including faith groups, who work with women in the … Read More

Calling all youth groups and clubs, would you like to raise money for your club as well as an international aid project?

16th February 2015Chelmsford CVS, Events/ Opportunities, Funding Opportunities

Walk for Water Challenge 2015 The Rotary Club of Chelmsford Phoenix is inviting youth groups and clubs to take part in the Walk for Water 2015 challenge in Chelmsford on Saturday 9th May 2015. Funds raised will: help a water project in Uganda improve sanitation for nearly 40,000 people highlight the difficulties of obtaining water … Read More