Monthly Archives: May 2013

New funding for small groups available from Sussex Community Foundation

Sussex Community Foundation, which administers several different local grant funds, has three new pots of money available. Application deadline 12th July 2013. William Alexander – small grants (up to £2000 )for community groups in Brighton and Hove working with children

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Update on Charitable Incorporated Organisations (CIOs)

Resource Centre information sheets on legal structures have now been updated with the latest information and useful links about the new CIO structure: Legal structures for community and voluntary groups Legal structures for not-for-profit organisations

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Brighton & Hove Community Health Fund

Who can apply The Community Health Fund is for small community groups with an annual income below £35,000 based in Brighton or Hove, addressing a particular health issue or wanting to run a health related activity. This is a follow-on

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Office space available

Hangleton Community Centre: Space for four desks, £250-300pcm. Contact: 01273 292962 St Richards Community Centre: rooms available for long-term hire at affordable rents. Contact: 01273 414483 If you would like to put something on this noticeboard, please send it to

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New criteria for Children in Need

Children in Need supports organisations that work with disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.  They have revised their application forms and criteria. Small Grants of up to £10,000 are available for one year and 2013 deadlines are 1

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BHT Training: Welfare Benefits Training Courses – Spring 2013

Welfare Reform – 6th June 2013 (1 day)  This one day course will provide participants with an up-to-date and detailed tour around the main areas of welfare reform: benefits capping, localisation of council tax benefit and the social fund, under-occupation

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Free training: Running a community group

Wednesday 15th May 2013, 10am-1pm Cornerstone Community Centre, Hove With Linda Saltwell This training is for people in community groups in Brighton and Hove who would like to gain skills in running their groups more effectively. At the end of

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One-to-one support for small voluntary orgs & social enterprises (social care & health services)

The Performance Development Service run by Impetus is funded by the PCT to provide free 1:1 support to small and medium-sized voluntary/social enterprise organisations which deliver services to people with social, health or care needs and/or who are socially excluded

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Skipton Building Society – Grassroots Giving £500 donations for community groups

As part of their Big 160 Anniversary, Skipton Building Society are launching their new community funding programme, Grassroots Giving. They have 160 donations of £500 to allocate to community groups across the country. Find out more about the types of

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Safeguarding Brighton & Hove Community Events Course 28th June

Friday 28 June – 10am to 1pm Location: Portslade Book here: Safety Net’s 3 hour ‘Safeguarding Brighton and Hove Community Events’ course is designed to answer all of the questions below and give you the confidence and knowledge to

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