Aviva Community Fund

Aviva Community Fund

The Aviva Community Fund offers you the chance to get funding for an important cause in your community. All you have to do is submit a project for your community organisation – even if you took part in previous years – and tell them what a difference these much-needed funds could make. Drum up enough votes from friends, family and supporters in your community and you make it to the finals.

Details are at https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk

Free Child Protection Training

Free course on Child Protection, Friday 6th October, 10am-noon

CVG office, Telford House, Williamson Street, Wick

Course will cover:

  • What is child abuse? Signs and symptoms
  • Responding to the child
  • Reporting and recording procedures
  • Codes of conduct for staff
  • Why do we need to consider child protection?

The course is free with refreshments provided. To book a place or find out more, contact Yvonne Hendry or Helen McKay: 01955 609960, yvonne@cvg.org.uk; 01955 603453, helen@cvg.org.uk


CVG – we’re here to help

Does your organisation need a review of their constitution, help with setting up a new group, advice on funding, policies and procedures, assistance with OSCR, legislation, asset transfer, volunteering support, disclosures, training sessions covering first aid, risk assessment, food hygiene, child protection and committee training? office services, Then Caithness Voluntary Group will be able to help. Contact us on 01955 603453 or 609960

Development Funding of up to £30,000 for Charities and Social Enterprises

Development Funding of up to £30,000 for Charities and Social Enterprises
The Fore Trust is the only open-access funder in the UK offering development funding and strategic support to early-stage charities and social enterprises. The Fore will fund any UK registered charity, social enterprise or community interest company that is small (annual income less than £1m) and charitable. To apply for grants of up to £30,000, organisations must register at the start of each funding round. As numbers for each round are capped and applicants are selected on a on a first-come, first-serve basis, early registration is recommended. On successful registration, applicants are sent further details of the application process.
Deadline: 8th January 2018 https://www.thefore.org/charities/