2016 - Voluntary Action Islington

Happy break and Happy New Year!!

Voluntary Action Islington will be closed for the Christmas holiday. Our last working day will be Friday 23rd December. We reopen on Tuesday 3rd January. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!!!!  ...

Volunteering Opportunities at Christmas

  1. WhiteChapel Mission: Kitchen Assistant Throughout Christmas, 6am-11am Help the homeless at the WhiteChapel Mission by preparing and serving meals in the day centre. Contact the office on 03000 111 400. More info here. 2. HOST UK: Student Hosts for Christmas Evening 24th December – 27th December morning/afternoon Give...

Islington celebrates its volunteers of the year 2016

Islington’s Volunteer of the Year 2016 is Chatelle Jeram, who gives her time to Islington Bereavement Service run by St Joseph’s Hospice. In the words of a bereaved woman to whom Chatelle has given invaluable support over the last year, even helping her through a period of feeling suicidal: “Chatelle...

Funding Booklet November 2016

The latest Voluntary Action Islington Funding Booklet has been released. Please also note that there are some up and coming funding deadlines in early November, including tomorrow! This small and medium sized grants booklet has been developed to help voluntary and community organisations in Islington in their fundraising efforts. Check...

Capacity Building Essentials Project

The Capacity Building Essentials project is a new project which will work with 15 small Islington voluntary and community organisations who require support with developing their organisation’s effectiveness and sustainability. The project offers help with Business Planning, Financial Management, Publicity & Promotion, Fundraising, Monitoring and Evaluation. The programme will be...

Islington Funding Toolkit Launch 13th October

      A new Funding Toolkit for Islington’s Voluntary and Community sector Voluntary Action Islington in partnership with Islington Council has purchased Open 4 Community, a new funding resource that will be available to VCS organisations. Powered by GRANTfinder’s database, Open 4 Community will be available from Voluntary Action...

2016 Volunteer of the Year Award – Deadline extended

The Volunteer of the Year Awards for Islington 2016 is now open for nominations! To commemorate the passing of our long term Trustee and local councillor we are adding the Pat Haynes Memorial Trustee Award. We are also featuring a Team of the year award for the first time. Therefore,...

Islington Giving Funding Opportunity

Making the Most of Free Time Funding Opportunity Providing More Activities for Islington’s Young People Islington Giving is committed to investing in Islington’s young people. They are now inviting project proposals for activities and opportunities at times and places young people want them, including at weekends and in the holidays....

Nominations for the Team London Awards 2016 are now open!

The awards are our chance to celebrate not only the excellence of volunteers, but the amazing things we can accomplish when we work together to make London the best city it can be. How to nominate a volunteer or organisation: Please use the electronic form below to make your nominations....

London Borough of Islington Voluntary Community Sector Grants Programme, recommendations for allocation

Islington council’s VCS Committee has agreed the recommendations for allocation of the Grants Programme. Click the link below to see which groups have been funded for the different strands: Appendix 3: VCS Partnership Grants: Funding Recommendations Voluntary and Community Sector Committee, 16th June – Agenda, decisions and draft minutes  ...

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