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Fundraising ideas and information, Information about conducting research, Information about monitoring and evaluation, Information on funding sources, Information on insurance, Information on legal structures, Information on producing financial and business plans, Information on running a group, Information on running events and festivals, Support for artists and arts organisations
Information about arts council funding, lottery funding and lots of useful links to other art related things.
Plus useful information sheets on aspects of running an arts organisation, such as insurance, organising an event, setting up a business and working with communities.
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Contact them to arrange access to the Grantfinder database.
Community venues, Information on food hygiene, Information on funding sources, Information on insurance, Information on producing financial and business plans, Information on rooms for hire, Training for community groups
Provide a range of support services for community groups who want to run activities to do with growing or cooking food.
Have a useful guide on reducing food waste at community events.
Have information on setting up and running community cafes.
They have useful information about venues in Brighton & Hove that have kitchens that can be used for community events involving food and shared meals. Contact them directly to ask for details.
They also have information about places to hire or borrow catering equipment and about training courses for groups running food projects.
Community Base provides office space for local voluntary sector groups. To join the waiting list for office space, email firstname.lastname@example.org
They also provide the following services for all local groups:
- Venue Search, a database of venues for hire in Brighton & Hove. After a redesign in late 2019, this database currently has very few venues on it but will hopefully get better again with time. If you run a venue, please register and add your venue onto the database.
- Volunteer Search, where local groups can advertise for volunteers and individuals can look for volunteering opportunities.
- Community Job Search, where local groups can advertise jobs
- A postal address service for £25 per year
- Free access to Funds Online, the Directory of Social Change’s comprehensive guide to grant funding trusts in the United Kingdom. To access this, email email@example.com
Finding volunteers, Help with developing policies and sample policies, Help with fundraising, Information about managing volunteers, Information on funding sources, Information on managing community and voluntary sector groups, Information on running a group, Networking and finding other community groups, One to one support with managing money, Providers of example equal opportunities policies, Statistics and data, Training for community groups, Training in book-keeping
Community Works runs the following projects for the voluntary sector in Brighton & Hove:
- A network of elected representatives, who speak on behalf of the sector at council and strategic partnership meetings.
- Six-monthly conferences and other networks where community and voluntary groups can get together and share experiences, information and views
- Volunteer Centre services:
- You can advertise volunteer opportunities on the Community Works website.
- They have a good practice guide for community groups who work with volunteers. It includes sample forms and policies for groups to adapt.
- Regular forum for volunteer managers.
- Face to face appointments every Thursday at the Job Centre and Community Works offices for people seeking volunteer work (book in advance on firstname.lastname@example.org or 01273 234860)
- Support for trustees and management committee members
- Business skills volunteering, which brokers relationships between voluntary groups and businesses
- A programme of training courses
- A mentoring scheme
- One-to-one consultancy
- A funding bid reading service
- A bank of sample policies and procedures, to help larger organisations develop their own policies.
- free half-hour one-to-one advice surgeries on any topic. These run on the last Tuesday of each month, between 2pm and 4.30pm. You need to book in advance - email email@example.com or call 01273 234023
They have an electronic voting system which is available to hire. This consists of hand-held pads which can be used by people in a meeting to vote. The results are then displayed instantly on a laptop. They also have a wooden ballot box, which groups can borrow.
Directory of Social Change run a database called Trustfunding.org.uk. You can use it to search for trust funders based on geograpical area, type of activity, name of trust, type of grants etc.
We have a subscription at the Resource Centre and groups in Sussex are welcome to use it here.
You can subscribe to their useful monthly funding news, sent out by e-mail.
Edge Fund maintain a list of other funders that fund community led work to overcome disadvantage and campaign against injustice.
Useful guides, factsheets and advice about fundraising.
This website has details of 4000+ funders, plus advice, information and news. It is free to subscribe for organisations with an income below £100,000 pa.
They have a useful resource on steps to crowdfunding success
Searchable website to help find UK grant funding. Mostly for registered charities or schools.
Website where surplus essential goods from companies - toiletries, computers, clothing, furniture, bedding and books - rather than going to landfill, can be accessed by charities, service providers, community groups.
Gives details of all funds run by government departments. You can request regular email updates that match your interests.
An on-line search engine that will allow you to search government, lottery and trust funds after giving a few details of the type of work you are doing. West Sussex is the nearest local authority to Brighton and Hove which has an open4community site as yet.
This website has a funding search facility and a funding news page, as well as information sheets on fundraising, applying for funding, writing business plans, and others. You need to register before you can access this information.
Fundraising ideas and information, Information about community shares, Information about Gift Aid, Information about social media, Information and advice about accessibility, Information and training about safeguarding, Information on being an employer, Information on funding sources, Information on insurance, Information on legal issues, Information on legal structures, Information on managing community and voluntary sector groups, Information on managing money, Information on producing financial and business plans, Information on producing publicity for groups, Information on running a group, Support for artists and arts organisations
They have a useful set of briefings with information on various aspects of running a community group, particularly tailored for those involved in arts and crafts. The briefings are organised under five headings - Getting Started, Get Funded, Publicity & Promotion, Best Practice and Roles & Responsibilities.