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2015

Second Round of Big Lottery ESF funding open for applications

The second round of Building Better Opportunities projects funding has now opened for stage one applications. The projects run until the end of December 2019 There are 2 opportunities covering  the 9 Central London Boroughs: Common Mental Health ( Project 10) – £2,351,000 Support for refugees ( Project 15) –...

Extension of the Children’s Support Project to the end of June 2016

The project to support organisations working with children and young people in Islington has been extended for an additional 6 months. In the final 6 months we will be offering some slightly different services, taking account of the changing circumstances facing organisations and the feedback we have received to date...

3rd Children’s Project Survey now available!

Voluntary Action Islington is running its 3rd Survey about the Children’s Project that we are delivering with Children England. We would like all those who made use of the service to please complete this survey as your input and contributions will be very important in helping to shape the future...
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Congratulations to Jeremy Corbyn MP

Congratulations to our patron, Jeremy Corbyn MP, on becoming leader of the Labour Party...

Patient Participation Group (PPG) September 2015 meetings

If you are interested in health issues and are registered with an Islington GP or use Islington-based health services, the following are forthcoming Patient Participation Group (PPG) meetings you are very welcome to attend: South Locality meeting 9th September 2015 (6 – 8pm) at St Luke’s Community Centre, 90 Central...
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Islington supplementary school received NRCSE Bronze Awards

The celebration of supplementary school achievement organised by the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRCSE) with the Museum of London on Tuesday 7th July was successfully held. Tom Kasapis from Arachne, Meltem Atma and Seyret Doldur from Turkish and Kurdish Children’s Group received their well deserved Bronze Awards at ...

Team London 2015 Achievement Awards

The nomination period for the Team London Achievement Awards is now open. The Mayor of London will once again give well deserved recognition to London volunteers and their contribution to the community and spirit of the capital city. The Awards are a chance to celebrate not only the excellence of...
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London Community Foundation Grant programmes

At our latest briefing we had a presentation about the London Community Foundation Grant programmes...

Funding update March 2015

The latest Voluntary Action Islington Funding Booklet has been released. This small and medium sized grants booklet has been developed to help voluntary and community organisations in Islington in their fundraising efforts. Check out our list of new and updated funding on the Funding and Fundraising Support section....

Report on the Islington Voluntary Sector Conference 2014

For a fourth year, Islington’s voluntary sector staff, volunteers, trustees, council representatives and more got together to talk about the most pressing issues for the people they work with. Workshops at the conference have led to focused recommendations on the following themes: Access to Services Employment Commission Fair Finance Food...
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