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Developing and managing a budget that works for you and your funders

Free workshop by Community Works Open to all community and voluntary organisations across Brighton and Hove, Worthing and Adur. Would you like to know more about budgeting issues for voluntary and community organisations?  Perhaps you don’t always have confidence in your budgets

Posted in Advice and support, Funding, Money, Training, Uncategorized

Bid writing workshops in Brighton Jan and Feb2017

Tuesday 10th January or Tuesday 21st February Bid Writing : The Basics Cost: £95 This workshop provides a series of practical tips to improve the quality and success rate of your future funding bids. Bid Writing : Advanced Cost: £95

Posted in Money, Training

Free training course: Finance for small groups

Community Works is running another Finance for Small Groups training course on 23 and 30 November 2016. Please note this course takes place on 2 successive Wednesdays and you need to attend on BOTH days. Course length: 2 x sessions

Posted in Money, Training

Stuart Read Legacy Arts Fund

Grants of up to £1000 available from the Stuart Read Legacy Arts Fund for projects that promote the arts amongst young people under 17. Next deadline is March 25th. More details on our favourite funders page 

Posted in Funding, Money

Grants available for London Road Area

Just over £2,500 is available for grants of up to £500 per application from the Healthy Neighbourhood Fund, London Road. The fund is being managed by Serendipity –, and applications must be returned to them by 18th March 2016. For

Posted in Funding, Money

Sport Relief Community Cash

Deadline is Tuesday 16th February, 5pm. Grants of £500 to £1000 available to small grassroots community groups in Sussex for local projects. Apply through Sussex Community Foundation. The full criteria for this funding can be found on the Sussex Community

Posted in Funding, Money

Bags of Help

Tesco’s new grant scheme Bags of Help allows communities to bid for up to £12,000 in community funds, to be used towards environmental improvement projects. This project is being administered by Groundworks together with Tesco. The grant will fund capital

Posted in Funding, Money

Free training from Community Works – Finance for Small Groups

Date: 25 November and 2 December Time: 9.30am-1.30pm Venue: The Bridge Community Education Centre. In the IT Suite (25) and the Bevendean Room (2) Trainer: Steve Early This two half-day course is aimed at anyone from a small community group

Posted in Money, Training

Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund

The Galaxy Hot Chocolate Fund is open for applications again, offering small grants to help small, local community groups and charities across the UK and Ireland. Now in its fourth year, the Fund will distribute five £300 awards each week,

Posted in Funding, Money

Successful Money in Mind project comes to an end

Big Lottery funding for the Money in Mind project will run out at the end of September 2014. The Money in Mind project has provided free support with money management to small groups in Brighton & Hove since October 2009.

Posted in Advice and support, Money, Resource Centre News