At Community Action IW we have a wide variety of tools, techniques and tips to help support you in raising income for your organisation. From assisting in project planning and development, setting up a budget and sourcing the right place to apply, we can support you in every step of your fundraising journey.
We have good relationships with local and national funders like the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation, the Isle of Wight Clinical Commission Group, BIG Lottery, Lloyds TSB and Children in Need and can help you prepare a successful application.
We can support you in identifying diverse ways of generating income to ensure you don’t have all your eggs in one basket. Ensuring your organisation has access and knowledge about a wide spectrum of funding sources including grants, contracts and trading.
The Isle of Wight Council offers a host of information about their grant programmes, which third sector organisations can apply to. Current prospectuses and expressions of interest are provided on their website.
There are a range of ways to search for funds and the find the right opportunity for your organisation. This can be via freely accessible websites such as Funding Central or by accessing subscription services such as Grants online through us.
Our e-newsletter is distributed fortnightly and includes a useful fundraising section.
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Guidance notes for NHS England – Learning Disability Engagement can be seen here: Learning_Disability_Engagement_grant_guidelines
We administer a small grants programme which referring agents, from Housing Associations and local charities can apply to for small grants to assist a client who is in crisis or has an immediate need. Contact us for more information.