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Do you need funding to make a difference in Lewisham? Below are just some of the current opportunities that could help your organisation.
Working with disadvantaged children

Action for Refugees in Lewisham (AFRIL) has secured funding from Lloyds Foundation’s Enable programme to recruit a consultant, or two consultants to help them improve their finan

On 28 September Esmée Fairbairn Foundation launched a new funding pot of £200,000 to support crowdfunding projects in Lewisham, Hull and Manchester.

The Mayor of London and the GLA are launching their third round of crowdfunding with Spacehive, with up to £20k available to each project.


The UK joined the #GivingTuesday movement last May, and is keen to make this global day of giving one that represents the whole of the UK.

MOPAC (Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime) Victim's Fund to support victims of crime and help them cope and recover. Deadline for applications: 26 January 2015

A fund to promote understanding of sports, get more inactive people playing sport and promote the reduction in health inequalities. Deadline: 26 January 2015

Blog Posts

Chris Freed says there are lessons to be learned about the future of VAL and the sector from the Catford Cat and Deptford Anchor campaigns

Lillian Brown gives highlights of representations made in the recently published House of Lords select committee report, Stronger charities for a stronger society around the areas of impact measurement and fundraising

Conor Kelly from Localgiving makes the case for online giving for small, local charities and grassroots groups

What can charities learn from Mark Zuckerberg's recent pledge to give away 99% of his shares in Facebook to charity? Lillian Brown shares some important insights into triggers for philanthropy

Lillian Brown considers what charities can learn from the negative press recently being levelled against them

Lillian Brown, Development Support Officer - Fundraising & Project Development at VAL, explains the importance of planning for fundraising

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