Camden Community Festivals Fund

The fund is to sustain and develop Camden’s rich culture, its strong communities and dynamic partnerships by supporting quality, creative events, projects and activities. This year the fund is managed by Voluntary Action Camden (VAC). Applications are welcome for grants of £200 to £5000 for: Small-scale events with a capacity of under 500 people, the […]

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Ageing Better in Camden, funded by the Big Lottery, will be advertising tenders for contracts from January 2015:

The following tenders for contracts will be advertised from January 2015: · Community Connectors (volunteers support isolated older people to re-engage with their local communities) · Intergenerational Projects · Men’s Projects · Digital Inclusion Projects (tablet training) · Evaluation of the Programme · LGBT Asset Based Community Development · Other aspects of the programme including […]

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Camden Community Festivals Fund Launched

The fund is to sustain and develop Camden’s rich culture, its strong communities and dynamic partnerships by supporting quality, creative events, projects and activities. This year the fund is managed by Voluntary Action Camden (VAC). Applications are welcome for grants of £200 to £5000 for: • Small-scale events with a capacity of under 500 people, […]

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Deadline Soon! Age UK Camden small grant fund of £2500 to give away to clubs and groups

Age UK Camden understand the importance of local groups and the impact they have for Older people in Camden, and hope that these small grants will assist groups in with their continuing support for older people in the community. The grants will be offered to groups with the majority of members being ages 60 and […]

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Equalities and Cohesion Fund Round 2: Building Stronger Communities

Camden Council have now opened the second round of the Equalities and Cohesion Fund. The fund aims to build an ever-more inclusive and resilient borough through one or more of the following: • promoting understanding and engagement across different communities • bringing communities together to address local challenges in a way that increases their capacity […]

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Camden Innovates: launch workshops 28 May and 3 June 2013

Next month Camden are launching the third round of funding from the Innovation and Development Fund. Camden want to give power to local communities to make things happen in their area. The fund offers financial investment and a tailored support package to support local innovators make their ideas a reality. For this round, the focus […]

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Online charity fundraising and donations made easy

Localgiving.com is a fantastic new website for charities and community groups. With regular match funding challenges, it is specifically designed to support small, local charities by providing easy-to-use online marketing and donation tools that help to promote your group to local donors, engage with supporters and raise donations.  Localgiving.com is the only website that enables […]

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Join The Camden Bulk Buy Scheme and Save Money

Do you want to save money on goods and services?  VAC and partners are developing a service for voluntary & community groups in Camden to access deals on goods and services. Organisations will: • Save money on goods and services by accessing negotiated deals • Save time shopping around as we will identify preferred suppliers […]

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The Community Right to Challenge – “What is it all about?”

With the Community Right to Challenge (CRtC) coming into force 27th June 2012, Camden Council and Voluntary Action Camden convened the (first!) Voluntary and Community Sector Strategic Forum on 21st June 2012. This brought together representatives from across both sectors to discuss what impact CRtC will have on Camden and more fundamentally what it’s all […]

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Vol Orgs Can Now Bank with a Credit Union

Change in the Law Allows Voluntary Organisations to Join Credit Unions After many years of waiting, government has finally made changes to credit union regulation which allows expansion in a way that provides more choice in the financial services market. This has led to the development of London Capital Credit Union, based upon the Haringey, […]

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