Monthly Archives: October 2013

Good Food Grants now open for applications

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership’s Good Food Grants programme is open for another year. The deadline for applications is Friday 7th February. Community groups and schools in Brighton and Hove can apply for one-off grants of up to £800 for

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Money in Mind project nominated for an award

The Money in Mind project has been kindly nominated for a Sector Star award. The award winners will be announced at the launch of Community Works, on Wednesday November 27th, 7pm at Community Base. Many thanks to whoever nominated the

Posted in Money, Resource Centre News

One to one support and advice for groups and organisations from CVSF

CVSF has 20 days of free support available for groups and organisations in Brighton and Hove from now until the end of March 2014. They anticipate that this will include short telephone conversations or interventions but are also able to

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Brighton and Hove Community Health Fund – Round 2 now open!

This fund aims to support and fund small community groups (annual income below £35,000) based in Brighton or Hove, addressing a particular health issue or wanting to run a health related activity. They are keen to reach groups who are

Posted in Advice and support, Money

Mental health promotion small grant

The public health team within Brighton & Hove City Council has identified funding for small grants of up to £1500 (one-off, not recurrent) for mental health promotion projects. Priority will be given to projects that promote positive mental health, enable

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Making your data speak: Data analysis and reporting tools

CVSF is hosting a peer support session on information and data management. Date: Tuesday 26th November 09.30-12.30 Venue: Conference Room, Community Base Description: In this session, we will discuss how to tease a story out of the data we collect

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Help with managing your group’s money

Local accounting firm Clark Brownscombe are hosting a seminar on Running your Finances Well, on Wednesday 6th November at Community Base. This seminar will cover banking and financing; insolvency and the responsibilities and liabilities of trustees; and effective financial management for different

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Blogs, Tweets and Press Releases

Tuesday 22nd October, 6pm- 8pm, Room 4, Friends Centre, Brighton Junction Based on their extensive experience, speakers will offer hints and tips to help you get the most out of your marketing and PR activities and increase your organisation’s profile both

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Sector Stars – Community and Voluntary Sector Awards 2013

“Small Group – Big Achiever – a category for small, mainly volunteer-led groups who might run on minimal funding and have been very active in, and have had a huge impact on, their community” This is CVSF’s second year of

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50% off room hire at Whitehawk Inn until December

Whitehawk Inn are offering 50% off room hire from now until December 2013. You can book via email: or phone 01273 682 222 more for information. You can look at their facilities online:

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