As well as supplying funding information to all members and those organisations requesting information about specific Funds, we conduct in depth advice sessions. Recent applications for funding from local groups have been sought for a variety of purposes from a scout troop minibus to playground equipment, from training costs to church repairs.
If you would like help with any of the funding programmes detailed or advice on any aspect of funding or group development, please contact Jacqueline Davies, Funding & Information Officer
Telephone: 01371 878400
We have been successful in selection for Waitrose Community Matters in store. You will see our Men In Sheds project in the Saffron Walden store. When you get your shopping tokens please pick CVSU!
The funds raised will be used for the West Essex Community Mens Shed Project. It will provide a workshop environment for the benefit of local men. The aim of the project is to help combat the negative impact of loneliness & isolation.
Providing a space where men can feel valued, included, find peer support and improve their overall Health & Wellbeing. To find out more about the project click here.
Lonely, vulnerable, disabled or elderly? Supporting you to take control of your gardens, hedgerows, mini jungles. Feel safer at home & connected by one of our team. Call us on 01371 878400 to express an interest
We are now working with Ace Hounds, Recovery Dogs for Mental Health to gain their CIC status.
This is just a small portion of the work we do supporting local charities.
If you’re a small local charity and need support, advice or guidance the do get in touch.
We are pleased to announce that Kemi Badenoch the MP for Saffron Walden has kindly agreed to be our new Patron.
Kemi is Vice-Chair of the Conservative Party and a member of the Justice Select Committee. Before being elected to Parliament she was a Conservative member of the London Assembly, acting as the GLA Conservative’s spokesperson for the economy. Her other areas of interest include engineering and technology, social mobility and integration. She provides regular mentoring to women who wish to pursue careers in technology.
We conveyed to Kemi the importance of the charity sector and the struggle some smaller charities face and we will be liaising with Kemi should matters effecting the 3rd sector be raised in parliament.