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Posted: 8 Oct 2013
Voluntary, community, faith groups and social enterprises are invited to apply for funding to deliver activities and services that will increase the health and wellbeing of families and communities in the east of the borough, and contribute to bridging the gap between the eastern and western wards. Grants of up to £10,000 are available for projects lasting up to 1 year. Deadline: 12pm (midday) Monday 25th November. Please contact Beverley on  020 8685 2277 or email to... read more
Posted: 27 Aug 2013
Merton & Lambeth CAB is offering a training programme designed to enable you help those who have benefit problems or who are concerned about the impact of the benefits changes on them. The programme is in partnership with the London Borough of Merton and Merton Voluntary Service Council and consists of three distinct courses or workshops highlighted below; 1. Helping people to help themselves This three hour workshop is aimed at volunteers and paid staff who have day to day contact with... read more
Posted: 23 Aug 2013
Join Merton Priory Homes for a free workshop and find out how you can generate new income streams. Are the majority of your service users Merton residents? Are you a registered Charity, Social Enterprise or Community Group? Do you need to generate New Income Streams? If yes then sign up for this FREE workshop, funded by Merton Priory Homes, on Tuesday 1st October  9.30am – 1.30pm. The workshop will be at Vestry Hall, 336 London Road, Mitcham, Surrey, CR4 3UD. If you would like to attend... read more
Posted: 11 Jun 2010
The Merton Priory Homes Community Fund Grant programme is a £1 million fund to improve the quality of lives of local residents. Merton Priory Homes are holding a Community Fund Information Session on Tuesday 29th June from 3pm to 5pm at the Hub @ Tooting and Mitcham. Book your place to find out more about this new grant programme, which aims to improve the lives of local residents: Call the Community and Regeneration Team on 0300 500 3000 or email:
Posted: 19 Feb 2009
Shared Intelligence has been commissioned to evaluate the National Programme for Third Sector Commissioning. The Programme is delivered by the Improvement and Development Agency on behalf of the Office of the Third Sector, and aims to improve the involvement of third sector organisations in all aspects of commissioning. In Autumn 2007, we carried out a baseline study for the evaluation. This follow-up survey looks at whether there has been any change and progress since that time and will... read more