This workshop introduced charities and voluntary groups in Camden and Islington to the Office 365 platform (O365) and some of the key applications that facilitate remote working and collaboration. Using a live demo, we showed what O365 is and what it does, with a deep dive into some of its main applications, including: Outlook Office SharePoint OneDrive Teams.
This guide, written by a volunteer at the Cranfield Trust, is a great guide to writing a good Trustee report and accounts and the importance this can have when applying for funding.
Many volunteers are dealing with transactions – doing shopping etc – for vulnerable residents. Unless the residents have cash then some sort of arrangement has to be made. The next best option after cash is the cheque. If neither cash or cheque are an option then there are a wide range of alternatives, though many […]
Many high street banks have set up dedicated phone lines for customers that are over 70 or are vulnerable – that aim to provide a faster service. Halifax: 0800 0859137. Lines open from 8am to 6pm, 7 days a week. Lloyds Bank: 0800 056 0045. Lines open from 8am to 6pm, 7 days a week. […]
Age UK Camden Directory A directory of information and services for older people, their carers, friends and family Start Here An online guide to sources of information on health and social care in Camden Camden Care Choices Information and advice about care and support for adults in Camden Cindex Camden area public information database […]
Introduction The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will increase privacy for individuals and give regulatory authorities greater powers. VAC has produced a series of briefings, starting with an introduction and leading to practical guidance for local organisations and has run a series of workshops in Feb/March 2018. Data protection law will change from 25 […]
LandAid give free property advice to charities working with disadvantaged young people, families and communities including those experiencing homelessness.
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 […]