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22-Jun-2017Find a Local service - Free Database Medway Voluntary Action is delighted to announce that it has developed an online searchable database of organisations and services ..

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25-Jul-2017MSCB Bulletin – Latest News from Medway Safeguarding Children Board Medway Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) has recently released their Summer Bulletin, providing news of the work and events wi..

24-Jul-2017Piloting Creative Public Engagement – Engaging Libraries from Carnegie Trust Applications are still being taken by The Carnegie Trust for their Engaging Libraries Programme. ..

21-Jul-2017Care Home Challenge Fund from Comic Relief Comic Relief are still taking applications from care home providers for its Care Home Challenge Fund to deliver activities t..

21-Jul-2017The 2017 Grassroots Giving Programme from Skipton Building Society Running for its fifth year in a row, Skipton Building Society is still taking applications for its Grassroots Giving programm..

18-Jul-2017Funding Available from Youth Music’s Grants Programme Applications are currently being taken for the Youth Music’s grants programme to provide funding for music-making projects in Engl..

18-Jul-2017The Future of Health and Care - Summer Events from Medway Clinical Commissioning Group Medway Clinical Commissioning Group are hosting a series of FREE events to gather local views on changes..

17-Jul-2017For Benefits and Grants Access for Individuals – Turn2Us Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to get access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and ..

14-Jul-2017News@Medway – Latest News from Medway NHS Trust Medway NHS Foundation Trust has recently released their latest bulletin, News@Medway, showcasing the work and events within The..

14-Jul-2017Vacancy - Advice Worker at All Saints Community Project Applications are being taken for an Advice Worker vacancy based at the All Saints Community in Chatham Based in Cha..

13-Jul-2017For Innovative Gardening Projects – The 2017 English Garden Future Fund Applications are being taken by the English Garden Future Fund to reward projects that will inspire gardeners and promote hor..

13-Jul-2017New Dates Announced for Early Help Courses from Medway Council The Early Help Transformation Team has recently announced new dates for their continuing series FREE Early Help courses f..

10-Jul-2017Deadline Fast Approaching for Transformation of Early Help Public Consultation Medway Residents are reminded that the Public Consultation for Early Help is ending soon, and are encouraged to submit th..

10-Jul-2017Vacancy - Volunteer Programme Co-ordinator An exciting new opportunity exists for a Volunteer Programme Co-ordinator to join MVA’s new Medway Volunteering Networ..

07-Jul-2017Change of Venue - Supporting Older People in Medway: A Public Discussion with Medway Clinical Commis You are cordially invited to a public meeting about the support given to older people and those that care for them in Med..

07-Jul-2017The Way Ahead – Social Prescribing Conference, July 2017 Red Zebra will be hosting a conference on Social Prescribing, exploring the benefits for your organisation and the people with who..

06-Jul-2017Free Parenting After Separation Workshops now Available from Kent Family Mediation Service Kent Family Mediation Service will be hosting a series of workshops to help separating parents manage their conflicts. P..

05-Jul-2017Building a Healthier Medway - 2nd Round of the Involving Medway Community Grants programme The second round of Involving Medway grants are now available to Medway community groups looking to engage local residents to supp..

04-Jul-2017Early Help Training from Medway Council The Early Help Transformation Team, part of Medway Council, is offering a series of FREE training courses designed ..

03-Jul-2017South East Business Boost from Kent and Medway Growth Hub The Kent and Medway Growth Hub are continuing their call for applications to provide funding to help local businesses grow. ..

30-Jun-2017Government Relaunches Childcare Business Grants Newly registered childminders in England can now apply for grants of £500 or £1000 to assist with the setting-up of their busin..

30-Jun-2017The Environment Now - Using Technology to Save the Planet Applications are being taken from young people with innovative digital ideas to help the environment. National Youth ..

29-Jun-2017Walk for Peace Medway - 1st July 2017 Walk for Peace is a walk between Gillingham and Rochester, via Chatham. It is open to local people and others, striving for pea..

28-Jun-2017Supporting Charitable Work that Benefits Women – Woman to Woman from Rosa Rosa, the UK Fund for Women and Girls, is inviting applications from across the UK for the second round of its Woman to Woman F..

27-Jun-2017Employability Workshop in Gillingham – July 2017 Community Resources Centre in Gillingham are hosting a series of workshops designed to help people find, apply for and secure jobs..

27-Jun-2017Guest Speakers Announced for Upcoming Support and Awareness Event for Mental Health Issues The Guest Speakers have now been announced for an event to help raise awareness about services which can help with the issue..

27-Jun-2017National Churches Trust Grant Programme Applications are still being taken for the National Churches Trust Grant Programmes which are available for this season. ..

26-Jun-2017Vacancy - Business Development and Research Manager at CXK CXK are now taking applications for an exciting new job opportunity to help with Groups’ bids, grants and tenders. CXK (htt..

22-Jun-2017Find a Local service - Free Database Medway Voluntary Action is delighted to announce that it has developed an online searchable database of organisations and services ..

22-Jun-2017Vacancy - Mental Health Action Group (MHAG) Co-ordinator at West Kent Mind Applications are still being taken for a new job opportunity at West Kent Mind. West Kent Mind (https://westkentmind...

22-Jun-2017Vacancy - Young Persons Outreach Worker at Choices Applications are now being taken for the available post of Young Person Outreach Worker at Choices based in North West Kent. ..

21-Jun-2017Armed Forces Covenant Fund for families in stress - Deadline Reminder Applicants are advised that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) is still accepting applications to the Families in Stress priority of th..

21-Jun-2017Deadline extended for 2017 Charity Times Awards Organisations wishing to enter the 2017 Charity Times Awards will have extra time to do so now the deadline for entries has been e..

21-Jun-2017Deadline Fast Approaching for Environmental Grants from Greggs Foundation The Greggs Foundation is still accepting applications from not-for-profit and similar organisations that seek funding for..

21-Jun-2017INTERREG Europe – Deadline Reminder for Project Proposals Applicants are advised that the deadline for Third Call for Proposals under the Interreg Europe Programme is fast approaching. ..

21-Jun-2017Staying Safe in a Digital World – Free Online Computer Classes from CAS Training CAS Training announces a new free programme to help people stay safe online, whilst saving time, money and increasing their confid..

21-Jun-2017To Showcase Best Volunteering Practice – The REVAMP Quality Mark In a bid to showcase and increase best practice in Volunteer Management across Kent, organisations are being given the opportunity..

21-Jun-2017To Simplify Charity Fundraising - Garfield Weston Foundation Launches New Website The Garfield Weston Foundation recently launched a new website to make process of applying for funding as straightforward as possi..

21-Jun-2017Volunteering – Going That Extra Mile Thinking about our volunteering ‘offer’ in different ways can help us to reach people who previously may not have thought that ..

16-Jun-2017Changes to Medway Advocacy Services Medway Council have recently announced that from 1st July 2017, all statutory Advocacy Services in Medw..

14-Jun-2017Wanted! - Men's Views on Healthy Weight in Medway The Medway Healthy Weight Network is keen to hear men’s views to improve the health of Medway residents; and you could win a prize..

13-Jun-2017Involving Medway Focus Groups Involving Medway are looking to engage with Medway residents who use health services in Chatham regarding a proposed new integrated..

13-Jun-2017Run Walk and Talk with the Rebel Runners Run, Walk and Talk with Rebel Runners Medway. ..

12-Jun-2017“Caring for Carers” - Carers Week Event by Carers First To mark Carers Week, Carers First invites you to their “Caring for Carers” event to celebrate and recognise the contribution..

12-Jun-2017Further Safeguarding Taster Sessions from the Medway Safeguarding Children Board Medway Safeguarding Children Board (http://www.mscb.org.uk/safeguardingtraining/othermscbtraining/safeguardingtastersessions..

09-Jun-2017Early Help Area Group Meeting – June 2017 An Early Area Group Meeting is being held in Walderslade, Chatham, to help raise awareness and provide updates relating to loca..

09-Jun-2017Unique Courses and other Community Engagements from University of Kent As part of its outreach activities, the University of Kent is offering free, individually designed short courses within the local ..

08-Jun-2017For Fellowship, Peace, and Solidarity – Dialog Society Iftar Dinner, June 2017 The Dialog Society’s Annual Ramadan Iftar Dinner, being held in Rochester, on the 24th of June 2017 to share food and fee..

08-Jun-2017Prayers for London – Vigil in Gillingham to Remember Terror Victims A vigil is to be held in Gillingham High Street at 5pm, this coming Saturday 10th June 2017. The vigil is so that local pe..

08-Jun-2017Young Mentors sought for Me2 programme at Young Kent Are you a young person or do you work with young people who would like to volunteer?Young Kent’s me2 programme (http://www.youngk..

06-Jun-2017Young People's Relationships Seminar from Choices Choices are to host a Young People's Relationships Seminar providing insight and awareness into harmful signs within intimate t..

02-Jun-2017For All Champions! – A Better Medway Networking Event 2017 Calling all Medway Champions! You are cordially invited to join A Better Medway for their exclusive Networking Event happening ..

01-Jun-2017New Volunteering offers for Medway! Medway Volunteering Network launched Medway Voluntary Action has recently launched its own volunteering offer in conjuncti..

30-May-2017The Ultimate Team Challenge - KM Charity Dragon Boat Race 2017 The race is on to secure a place as teams enter for the 2017 KM Dragon Boat Race and raise funds for their..

25-May-2017A Celebration of Creativity and Wellbeing in Medway You are cordially invited to join Nucleus Arts for their celebration of Creativity and Wellbeing in Medway t..

25-May-2017Sheds Kent and Medway Open Day - June 2017 You are cordially invited to the open day for Sheds Kent and Medway at Fort Luton this coming June. A Shed project..

25-May-2017The Launch of the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2017 Big Give is about to launch its Christmas Challenge for this year, and will be calling for applications from charities for the ..

24-May-2017Continued Call for Applications from Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust are continuing their call for applications to provide funding for projects benefitting childre..

24-May-2017Elderly & Isolated Adults Theme from Kent Community Foundation Kent Community Foundation (http://www.kentcf.org.uk/) (KCF) continues to provide funding for local projects that address the chall..

24-May-2017Kent Sport Small Grants Programme for Organisations and Individuals Grants are available to any not-for-profit or statutory organisation providing sports opportunities, for example sports clubs, ..

24-May-2017Medicine Research Open Day Event from Medway School of Pharmacy The Medway School of Pharmacy will be hosting an Open Day Event this coming in June for the people of Medway and beyond to learn a..

23-May-2017Continued Call for Applications from Bright Ideas Fund The Community Business Bright Ideas Fund continues its call for applications from community groups and or..

23-May-2017Funding from Veolia Environmental Trust The Veolia Environmental Trust (http://www.veoliatrust.org/about/) continues their call for applications from the Voluntary Se..

23-May-2017Walk with purpose - The KM Charity Walk 2017 Whether just for fun or for a charity of their choice, tickets are now available for the 2017 KM..

22-May-2017Gangs Awareness Raising Session from the Medway Safeguarding Children Board Medway Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) advise there are still places available for the Gangs Awareness Raising..

18-May-2017BBC Children in Need Small Grants Programme BBC Children in Need continue their call for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations in the UK that support c..

18-May-2017Vacancy – Engagement Worker at Arches Local Applications are currently being taken for a new vacancy of Engagement Worker based at the Arches Local area in Chatham. ..

17-May-2017‘Healthy Future’ Programme from Bupa UK Foundation Bupa UK Foundation is still taking applications from UK based projects that focus on the health and wellbeing of young adult..

17-May-2017BBC Children in Need Main Grants Programme BBC Children in Need continue their call for applications from charities and not-for-profit organisations working with disadvan..

17-May-2017They Want YOU! – The Fairbridge Programme from The Prince's Trust Applications are still being taken for The Prince's Trust Fairbridge Programme, enabling young people to have a better cha..

16-May-2017Ask the Expert – A Free Event for Dementia Awareness Week 2017 To mark Dementia Awareness Week, the Medway Dementia Action Alliance are bringing together a range of experts who ..

16-May-2017Children, Young People & Families Theme from Kent Community Foundation Kent Community Foundation (http://www.kentcf.org.uk/) (KCF) continues to provide funding for local projects that are making a real..

15-May-2017Vulnerable Adults Theme from Kent Community Foundation Kent Community Foundation (http://www.kentcf.org.uk/) (KCF) continues to provide funding for local projects that address the chall..

12-May-2017‘Healthy Future’ Programme from Bupa UK Foundation Bupa UK Foundation is still taking applications from UK based projects that focus on the health and wellbeing of young adults who ..

12-May-2017Deadline Fast Approaching for Pink Ribbon Trust Applications are still being accepted for funding from the Pink Ribbon Trust for from charities in the UK that are working in t..

12-May-2017Funding from The Road Safety Trust Applications are still being accepted for grants from the Road Safety Trust to provide funding for projects that reduce the ..

11-May-2017Helping the Active stay Active - The Core Market Fund from Sport England Sport England continues to make their call for expressions of interest for its new Core Market Grant scheme, as the application..

10-May-2017Comic Relief and HIV: Think Afresh and Think Digital Still Open for UK Applications Comic Relief is still taking applications for unique funding opportunities for projects that look to improve the quality of life f..

10-May-2017Deadline fast approaching for Community Radio Fund The Community Radio Fund are still accepting applications from not-for-profit community radio stations that have ..

10-May-2017Energy Impact Awards 2017 from National Energy Action There is still time to enter your nominations for this year’s Energy Impact Awards taking place Annual Conference this coming ..

10-May-2017Funding from the Scottish Power Energy People Trust The Scottish Power Energy People Trust are again making a call for applications from voluntary and charity groups that are helping..

10-May-2017Improving the Quality of Life - Colyer Fergusson Charitable Trust Colyer Fergusson Charitable Trust continues their work to provide grants to local not-for-profit organisations for projects that i..

10-May-2017Keep It Local - Locality Launches Campaign for Commissioning Best Practices A national community organisation has labelled current commissioning trends as counterproductive and inefficient, and has la..

10-May-2017Let the colours run - The KM Colour Run 2017 The 2017 KM Colour Run, a colourful charity event, which fuses fun, fitness, and fundrais..

10-May-2017Upcoming Support and Awareness Events for Mental Health Issues As part of the growing Mental Health drive taking place locally and beyond, MEGAN CIC invite you to..

08-May-2017Volunteers Week 2017 Volunteers week runs from 1st to 7th June. As usual, MVA will be publishing and promoting a calendar of events being held ac..

05-May-2017The Community Cash Grants Programme from Comic Relief The deadline for applications is fast approaching for The Comic Relief Community Cash grants programme which i..

02-May-2017Coming Soon – Essential Awareness Course for Safeguarding of Children North Kent Training Service (NKTS), the training office of Medway Voluntary Action, will be providing much needed understan..

02-May-2017The Return of Couch To 5K from Rebel Runners~Medway Rebel Runners~Medway once again welcome you to join them for their Couch to 5k programme, which is relau..

26-Apr-2017Child Health Services Initial Information Event – June 2017 Local Public and Health Authorities in Medway have been looking to re-develop some children’s h..

25-Apr-2017Deadline Fast Approaching for Nominees for Third Sector 2017 Awards The Third Sector are still taking nominations and accepting entries for their 2017 Excellence Awards being held later this year. ..

25-Apr-2017New Accounts Templates for Small Charities from Charity Commission The Charity Commission has recently launched a new set of templates to help small charities prepare their accou..

25-Apr-2017New Efforts to Tackle Homelessness – The Homeless Reduction Bill The Government has recently confirmed that Councils are to receive a further £48 million funding to help them deliver new and expa..

25-Apr-2017Our Case for Change – Kent and Medway’s Plan to Improve Local Health and Social Care Leaders from the NHS in Kent and Medway, along with Kent County Council and Medway Council, have published a plan which sets ou..

25-Apr-2017Preservation and Social Welfare Grants from Pilgrim Trust The Pilgrim Trust are continuing their call for applications from UK groups and organisations whose work involves social welfar..

25-Apr-2017Silverware up for Grabs at The Cornwallis It’s A Knockout New for 2017, the KM Charity Team is supporting the Cornwallis Charity to stage their It’s a Knockout Challenge, and there i..

24-Apr-2017Building a Healthier Medway - Involving Medway Community Grants programme Grants are now available to Medway community groups looking to engage local residents to support healthier living and mor..

21-Apr-2017Call for Keen Committed Volunteers from the National Youth Advocacy Service The National Youth Advocacy Service (https://www.nyas.net/) is making a call for dedicated and keen volunteers to become Independe..

21-Apr-2017Make a Start on Your Youth Projects with vInspired Cashpoint Do you have an idea for a project that will help out in your community, but need funding to get you on your way? vInspire..

21-Apr-2017Paul Hamlyn Foundation Youth Fund The Paul Hamlyn Foundation continues their call for applications for their recently launched Youth Fund, designed for org..

12-Apr-2017Restart of ESOL class by CAS Training CAS Training have recently announced the return of their ESOL for NEETS class which starts back up toward the end of April. ..

10-Apr-2017Community Sport and Recreation Awards 2017 Open to UK Nominations The Sport and Recreation Alliance recently announced they are taking nominations from across the UK for their 201..

10-Apr-2017The Triangle Trust 1949 Re-opens Call for Applications The Triangle Trust 1949 Fund has opened its call for applications for its 2017 round from specialist community and volunt..

07-Apr-2017Vacancy - Event and Fundraising Officer at KM Charity Applications are now being taken for their Event and Fundraising Officer vacancy now available with the KM Charity Team. Start..

05-Apr-2017Budget 2017 and the Voluntary Sector Before it moves to its autumn schedule later this year, the Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered the Spring Bud..

05-Apr-2017Facing Forward: Lloyds Report on 10 Key Challenges for Charities The reshaping of public services, growing divisions in society and how we fit into the next phase of technological development;..

04-Apr-2017Lloyds Banking Group Social Entrepreneurs Programme Lloyds bank are once again making a call for individuals who are looking to start, organise and manages ..

03-Apr-2017Let Teachers SHINE Opens for 2017 Applications SHINE are still taking in applications for their Let Teachers SHINE competition, a national competition for teachers who hav..

03-Apr-2017Sport England Offers Funding for Volunteering Through Sport Sport England has recently launched two new and unique funds to support projects which get more people engaged in all typ..

30-Mar-2017Vacancy - Community Life Planning Coordinator at wHoo Cares Applications are now being taken for a Community Life Planning Coordinator now available at Hoo Peninsula Cares. ..

28-Mar-2017Lloyds Bank Foundation Restarts Call for Applications The Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales is accepting initial applications this season for its Invest and its Enable gra..

28-Mar-2017Small Grants Scheme from Sport England Sport England continues their call for applications to provide funding for eligible sporting activities. Sport Engla..

28-Mar-2017Vacancy – Centre Manager for Castle Connections Applications are currently being taken for the position of Centre Manager for the Castle Connections Community and Arts C..

25-Mar-2017Budget 2017 sees Mixed Reaction from the Charity Sector With just three mentions of ‘charity’ in the official Budget document, significant groups within the charity sector seem div..

24-Mar-2017Prevent, Don’t React – Advice on How to beat Ransomware by S-guard Ransomware can be very scary – the encrypted files can essentially be considered damaged beyond repair. ..

23-Mar-2017Carriers for Causes – Funding from Groundwork/OneStop The One Stop Carriers for Causes local community grant scheme has recently restarted its call for applications for its se..

17-Mar-2017Active Body & Mind from Park Club The Park Club Chatham continues to support adults with mental health difficulties to get active in Medway. Active Body..

17-Mar-2017Wanted - Placements and Positions Needed for Volunteers The local Jobcentre is making a call for companies and local organisations that can provide volunteer work placements or volunt..

16-Mar-2017The Employee Assistance Line – Part of Mindful Employer Plus April will see the launch of a new service, for employees and management alike, designed to help and support the Mental Health and..

15-Mar-2017Nominations Now Open for Perrys Exceptional Awards 2017 Chartered Accounts firm Perrys have announced that the Perrys Exceptional Awards 2017 are now open for nominations. Do you ..

14-Mar-2017Main Grants Programme from The Henry Smith Charity The Henry Smith Charity is again making a call for applications for its Grants programme to help enterprises and ventures that tac..

14-Mar-2017The Chance to Rebuild a Family after a Separation – Kent Family Mediation Services Kent Family Mediation Services continue to offer help and support to deal with family disputes. With the season of Mothers ..

04-Apr-2016New MVA Website Medway Voluntary Action is back with a brand new website! We hope you have enjoyed the sneak previews over the last few weeks and th..