Camden Community Festival Grants Are Open For 2019-20 Camden Council’s community festival grants, administered by Voluntary Action Camden, are now open! This annual grant scheme adds brightness, culture and diversity to all areas of Camden, thanks to the local communities that work tirelessly to put these festivals together. Application forms: please read the grant criteria guidelines […]
Social Finance Social finance is the generic term for new emerging financing activities and funding options for voluntary and community organisations. Social finance incorporate social investment offering a variety of services and products. Social investment covers the different types of financial activities used to create social impact. The social finance market is a group of […]
The funders listed on this page generally fund projects throughout the UK, but are known to offer funding within London as well. There are of course more funders funding projects in London, and in Camden, than on this list. If you are looking for funding then please contact VAC to arrange a Grantfinder session. Grantfinder […]
GRANTfinder: Is UK’s leading database on EU and UK government grants and loans, charitable trusts and corporate sponsors. At Voluntary Action Camden, we provide free access for local groups to use the GRANTfinder software, which includes a short introductory training session and use of our hot desk computer. GRANTnet: Is an open access, easy and free service […]
Local Funders for Organisations Camden Giving Camden Music Trust Community Festival Fund Edward Harvist Charity Emanuel Vincent Harris Trust Richard Reeves Foundation The Hampstead Wells and Campden Trust Young Camden Foundation Local Funders for Individuals Glasspool Charity Trust St Pancras Welfare Trust The St Giles Charities St Andrew Holborn Charity The Hampstead Wells and Campden […]
On this page VAC has compiled a handy list of websites of local funders that operate specifically within Camden, as well as national funders that have been categorised as offering funding around specific themes or priorities. You can also review a list of funding directories to help expand your search beyond the funders listed on our […]
This factsheet looks at how to successfully secure grant funding. It forms great background reading for anyone new to fundraising looking for some general tips and advice on the basics. This factsheet looks at: How to apply for funding What funders are looking for Meeting the objectives of funders Match funding Getting ready to write […]
We have gathered together on this page a selection of briefings and links to a number of websites and online resources that we think you might find useful in your fundraising and income generation efforts. Resources, briefings and toolkits This series of factsheets from the Big Lottery Fund give a useful overview of different stages […]
The following information is taken from the Charity Commission website and provides detailed information about fundraising. Given the recent bad publicity around charitable fundraising strategy it is important for all charities to undertand the regulatory implications of receiving income through fundraising. You can also sign up to receive email updates regarding any changed to content as the guidance is reviewed.
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.