Volunteers available to help community spaces in borough

Does your community space need a spruce-up? The Volunteer Centre Kensington and Chelsea (VCKC) are calling for all community centres, groups and charities, to tell them if you have a space that needs painting, decorating, fixing or tidying! VCKC have teams of dedicated volunteers that have a day to spare and would love to help transform spaces in the K&C community. This can include any activities that require a one-day session, for teams of 5-12 volunteers.

Preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit and Government guidance on handling EU data

With the 31 October Brexit deadline fast approaching, we have gathered some resources shared with us by The FSI and a survey looking at the voluntary sector's capacity to support Europeans and their families stay in the UK post Brexit. 

Preparing for a ‘no-deal Brexit’

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) has shared resources looking at Brexit challenges and tips on engaging the new government. The FSI is recommending that organisations use GOV.UK’s Triage Tool. 

New Community Grants Programme - suggestions wanted to shape programme

A pot of £600k is being made available to organisations in Notting Dale so they can bid for grants to deliver priority projects.

The new Community Grants Programme, which is a Grenfell Recovery pledge, will ensure the projects delivered meet the needs of local communities in Notting Dale. Don’t miss your chance to design the grants programme with RBKC - they are starting with some questions and a series of community events to find out your views on how the grants programme can best meet your aspirations.

Organisational developement checks for small voluntary and community organisations

Would you like to check the health of your organisation? And receive free follow up support?

The Social Council is offering a free organisational development check for small voluntary and community organisations in Kensington and Chelsea, followed by tailored one to one or group support and training on areas identified for development.