Last Chance to Join our Steering Group!

This is an exciting time for us, as we look to publicly launch The Essex Map and review how we work with charities, social enterprises, and community and voluntary organisations across the county.

To help us maximise our effectiveness, we are currently looking for people with a passion for connecting communities in Essex to join our Steering Group.

If you’d like to join us, and help shape how we build our community of communities, please complete the form below. Once completed, this will be reviewed by our existing Steering Group members at our next meeting on 6th August 2019.

Application Form

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Help to Shape Future Support from the National Lottery Community Fund

The National Lottery Community Fund would like to understand how organisations currently use evidence and insight. This is to help the Fund develop initiatives to better help and support groups / organisations and the sector as a whole.

They would be really grateful if you could complete a short survey. The survey should take 10-12 minutes to complete.

TAKE THE SURVEY

Who should complete this survey?

They’d like to talk to organisations / groups who have received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund and the person in the best position to discuss current uses of and future needs for evidence and insight.


By clicking ‘take the survey’ you are giving your consent for Blue Marble Research [email protected] to analyse the answers you give for market research purposes. The data you give us will not be used for anything else.

If required you can contact Blue Marble Research on 01761 239329, or visit www.bluemarbleresearch.co.uk.


Frequently Asked Questions

Who is doing the survey?

The National Lottery Community Fund commissioned Blue Marble Research, an independent market research agency to deliver this survey. Blue Marble Research have partnered with Alligator, who collect the survey responses and share it with Blue Marble Research. Blue Marble Research will analyse the data and produce reports and summaries for The National Lottery Community Fund.

What will the study involve?

The survey contains questions about current uses and future needs for evidence and insight within your organisation. We ask these questions to understand how The National Lottery Community Fund can support you. We collect no personal data about you or your organisation as part of this survey.

How will your data be used?

Alligator will not share your responses with Blue Marble Research, The National Lottery Community Fund or anyone else in a way that could identify you. Otherwise, your responses will be anonymised before being analysed. This means that we remove email addresses before analysing the data. Anonymous information will be used for reports, publications and presentations.

How to contact us

If you have any concerns or questions about the survey please contact: Blue Marble Research on 01761 239329, or visit www.bluemarbleresearch.co.uk.

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Discounted Office and Window Cleaning for Charities

Priority Support Services are proud to offer discounted office cleaning and free window cleaning to registered charities based in Essex.

Their services include:

  • Window Cleaning

  • Daily Office Cleaning​

  • Carpet/Hard Floor Cleaning​

  • Washroom deep clean programs​

  • I.T. Cleaning programs​

  • 28 years of experience and continually high standards

They offer planned cleaning programs which include carpet and upholstery cleaning, washroom deep cleaning, IT work station cleaning as a preventative system as opposed to a reactive response when problems occur.

For more information, please either click here to view the brochure, call 01702 810015 or email [email protected] to arrange a meeting to discuss your requirements.

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Join our Steering Group!

This is an exciting time for us, as we look to publicly launch The Essex Map and review how we work with charities, social enterprises, and community and voluntary organisations across the county.

To help us maximise our effectiveness, we are currently looking for people with a passion for connecting communities in Essex to join our Steering Group.

If you’d like to join us, and help shape how we build our community of communities, please complete the form below. Once completed, this will be reviewed by our existing Steering Group members at our next meeting on 6th August 2019.

Application Form

Author: Steering Member
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Categories: News

Harlow Recreation Trust

Grants of up to £10,000 are available from the Harlow Recreation Trust for projects and activities that support the development of people living in Harlow.

Previously supported projects include The Offshoot Foundation which runs film workshops for young people during the Summer holidays.

For more information and to apply, click here.

The deadline for submitting applications is 5pm on 6 September 2019.

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Categories: Funding, Opportunities

Breathing new life into dormant trusts

Original content from Essex Community Foundation


Community Foundation’s across the UK are working with the Charity Commission to reinvigorate trusts that may have become dormant or are not achieving their full potential.

Trustees are encouraged to contact their local community foundation if they are struggling to spend their income, find beneficiaries or recruit new trustees.

To read the article, click here. To discuss how ECF can work with trustees of existing trusts to award grants in line with original objectives, please call us on 01245 355947.

Author: Steering Member
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Categories: News

Join our Steering Group!

This is an exciting time for us, as we look to publicly launch The Essex Map and review how we work with charities, social enterprises, and community and voluntary organisations across the county.

To help us maximise our effectiveness, we are currently looking for people with a passion for connecting communities in Essex to join our Steering Group.

If you’d like to join us, and help shape how we build our community of communities, please complete the form below. Once completed, this will be reviewed by our existing Steering Group members at our next meeting on 6th August 2019.

Application Form

Author: Steering Member
Posted:
Categories: News