Active Chelmsford grants

21st June 2021Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity

Working in partnership, Active Chelmsford wants to create opportunities and resources to reduce inactivity and develop positive attitudes to health and wellbeing in communities across Chelmsford. Grants of up to £500 are available for projects or work aimed at engaging inactive people in the Chelmsford district. These small grants could be used to encourage more people to be more active. … Read More

Funding Opportunities

5th June 2020Funding Opportunities, News

Independent Age Grants Fund (UK) Independent Age, which promotes independent living amongst older people, has launched a £2 million Independent Age Grants Fund to help smaller charities across the UK working with older people hardest hit by the Coronavirus. The funding will be made available over four separate funding rounds. In each round, Independent Age … Read More

COVID-19: Organisations Still Operating

30th March 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

In these uncertain times lots of organisations have had to shut their doors to encourage social distancing, however this doesn’t mean that we have to socially isolate ourselves. Many organisations are taking their services online or utilising phone calls. Below is a list of organisations that are still operating, just in a slightly different way. … Read More

Local Charities Day 2018

14th December 2018Community

Local Charities Day builds on the work of our recently published Civil Society Strategy, where the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) committed to enhancing relationships between businesses, charities and local areas, to help communities grow. This year, the DCMS are highlighting the importance of giving by encouraging people to pledge their time to a … 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

Are you late filing your accounts?

22nd April 2016Chelmsford CVS

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 commission takes failure to file very seriously and it can affect not only your status … Read More

Free Training For Small Charities 30 September

11th June 2015Chelmsford CVS, Training

Free Training For Small Charities: 30 September The FSI is organising free training in Huntingdon, Cambs so that small charities can build the skills they need to become self-sustaining. Topics include: Strategy Development & Trustee Role in Fundraising – 2 half day workshops for charity Trustees and CEOs. Community & Event Fundraising – ideal for … Read More