Funder Advice Clinic: London Catalyst


Voluntary Action Harrow Co-op are hosting an advice clinic with London Catalyst.

London Catalyst is an independent grant-making trust. They provide funding for charities and not-for-profit organisations to deliver projects and improve services. Thier aims are twofold: to alleviate the effects of poverty, and to improve the health and well-being of Londoners, in particular people with mental and physical illness, long term health conditions and/or disabilities.

They will be coming to Harrow to run 1:1 advice clinics to local organisations who have a project idea. There will be an opportunity to discuss the idea with the funder directly. The funds available through London Catalyst are:

PARTNERS FOR HEALTH 2018 (In partnership with the Saturday Hospital Fund): Grants for projects that can demonstrate: Positive outcomes for people experiencing significant barriers to health and well-being, A new approach or a thoughtful development of service, Working in partnership with an expert health agency/provider.The deadline for this grant programme is 5.00pm on Thursday 24th May 2018. Guidance: https://www.londoncatalyst.org.uk/newsite/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Partners_For_Health_Application_Guidance_2018.pdf.

PROJECT GRANTS support new initiatives and service developments targeted at people disadvantaged as a result of long term ill-health, disability and poverty. Grants range from £1,000 to £5,000; the average in 2015 was £3,900. Occasionally our trustees will take a special interest in and consider a larger grant for projects of particular merit. Application & guidance: https://londoncatalyst.formstack.com/forms/projectapplicationsform

SAMARITAN GRANTS: a hardship fund which we make available to frontline health, social work and advice agencies to offer immediate assistance to people in an emergency. The partner agency distributes small one-off grants on our behalf; the average size of a hardship grant is £16, and 70% of all grants are for food and travel. Application & guidance: https://londoncatalyst.formstack.com/forms/samaritanapplicationform

To book a place, please complete this booking form.

Event Details:
Date: 20 April 2018
Time: 11am - 1pm (specific time slot - see below)
Location: The Lodge, 64 Pinner Road, Harrow, HA1 4HZ

Cost:
Free - Harrow Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Sector
Free - Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise Sector (Not working or based in Harrow)
£40 - Public & Private Sector

Sector Definitions: https://goo.gl/hM4hq2

Contact Details:
Call: 020 8861 5894
Email: contact@voluntaryactionharrow.org.uk

Accessibility:
Are parking spaces available for blue badge holders? Yes (1)
Is the venue wheelchair accessible? Yes
Is there an induction loop? No
Is there a lift? N/A

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    Terms & Conditions

    Free Entry - In the event of a no-show on the day an admin charge of £15 will apply. This will be waived if 48 hours’ (working days) notice is provided. Charged Entry – In the event of a no-show on the day you will be charged the cost of the session. This will be waived if 48 hours’ (working days) notice is provided. In all cases delegates may send another colleague in their place with no admin charge incurred – please email contact@voluntaryactionharrow.org.uk
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