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Main Voluntary Organisations Forum

Do you want to work alongside other organisations to strengthen both yourself and the local voluntary sector?

The Main VOF aims to bring voluntary and community groups in Kensington and Chelsea together to work on issues that are of mutual interest.

It's objectives are:

  • to share information on local and national developments of interest to voluntary and community groups, including new funding opportunities;
  • to elect people to represent the voluntary sector in discussions with the Borough Council and other statutory agencies and to partnership boards;
  • to establish sub-groups, sub-committees and forums for organisations working with specific client groups and on particular issues;
  • to act as the community network for Kensington and Chelsea in relation to the Kensington & Chelsea Partnership, the Community Strategy and the Neighbourhood Renewal Strategy.

News

Tue 08/08/2017

On Monday 28 August at 3pm, the Notting Hill Carnival will host a minutes silence. Hundreds of thousands of spectators, performers and musicians will fall silent in order to commemorate and respect all the people who lost their lives and whose lives have been affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Thu 30/03/2017

The House of Lords select committee on charities has published on 26th of March its important new Stronger Charities for a Stronger Society report.

Acordring to the National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO), it recognises the huge contribution our sector makes to Britain, but also that the world is changing rapidly and that there are many ways in which charities need to adapt.

100 conclusions, 42 recommendations... a lot to process, read here NCVO's summary:

Fri 11/11/2016

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is hosting a workshop for voluntary and community organisations that are interested in exploring the concept of a voluntary sector hub in the borough.

Join the workshop to learn more and be part of the discussion:

Fri 11/11/2016

We are seeking nominations from candidates who wish to represent the local voluntary and community sector on the Borough Voluntary Organisations Group (BVOAG) or the Health & Wellbeing Board.

The Borough Voluntary Organisations Advisory Group (BVOAG) is the formal mechanism by which the voluntary sector, with the help of its elected representatives, is able to raise issues with councillors and cabinet members of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and directors of the local health services.

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