In November 2014 VAC delivered two bid-writing sessions to help 15 civil society organisations embed social value into future funding bids. Violet Oruwari-McCabe, of Progressive Stages, talks about how important this training was to help her with future fundraising.
Anna Wright, local resident and festival coordinator for the Lady Somerset Road street festival talks to VAC about why community festivals are so important at bringing communities together.
West Hampstead Women’s Centre (WHWC) has provided a supportive, women only space since 1984. Building a brighter future for women, giving women the opportunity to thrive. In 2014, VAC supported WHWC to gain a Quality Mark in Investors In People. Beguna Blanco, WHWC Crisis Worker, talks about the impact this has made on the orgnaisation. “Because of the […]
Queens Crescent Community Centre is a registered charity providing services and activities for the local community. Jonathan Montgomery talks about support they received from VAC on their successful funding application to the Active Communities Fund. Q. You used VAC to support an application to the Active Communities Fund? The organisation here uses VACs training quite a lot. […]