Funding body information

London Borough of Bexley Council

Address:
Bexley Council
Civic Offices
2 Watling Street
Bexleyheath
Kent
DA6 7AT
Telephone:
020 8303 7777
Website:
http://www.bexley.gov.uk

Schemes:

London Borough of Bexley produces a voluntary sector and social enterprise grant funding database on an annual basis.

This details the voluntary, community and faith organisations that have received funding from London Borough of Bexley to provide a range of services. The total grant amount to Voluntary and Community Organisations (VCOs) and Social Enterprises for 2014/15 is £2,877,467.

London Borough of Bexley aims at helping local organisations involved in providing social care and legal support for local residents, and in promoting development and culture.

For more information, please visit the website and download the database available under related downloads or e-mail Strategic.Partnerships@bexley.gov.uk


Many local authorities are now moving away from grant-making and beginning to use commissioning as a way to distribute funding to the third sector. Local commissioners can be difficult to find and identify, however NAVCA have created a guide that may help: 'Finding your Commissioner'

Voluntary Sector Funding Pages:

Voluntary Sector Support homepage

Useful organisations:

East London CVS Network

The council website is easy to use, with clear voluntary sector funding information and tips.

Full details of the corporate small grants scheme are given, including contact details and application forms, and further details are provided on how to create a funding strategy and general tips for funding success. This is a small and accessible fund, with wide-ranging criteria and a regular application window. Additional information can also be found on the council's Compact agreement.

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