Devon Funding News  

Devon Funding News is issued monthly and offers practical assistance with raising money for projects in the UK.  Devon Funding News is free and available monthly by email. You may, however, need to register first and receive a user name and password.

The Charity Commission

The Charity Commission helps charities find relevant support and help. It also shows which networks your charity could belong to to get more advice.

Devon Communities Together 

Devon Communities Together is an independent charity engaged in a wide range of projects and services that support our vision of dynamic Devon communities shaping their own futures. They sometimes offer low cost training on funding and also run grants streams themselves.

Google Grants UK

Google Grants UK is offering free advertising to Charities that share Google’s philosophy of community service to help the world in areas such as science and technology, education, global public health, the environment, youth advocacy, and the arts. As a result of this free advertising many charities experience an increase in the recruitment of volunteers and sponsorship. Applications can be made at any time.

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has information and advice on practical issues including funding and finance, employment, ICT, health and safety, legal issues and governance. For more information phone 020 7713 6161.

Free Legal Advice for Community Groups  

Thanks to a national network of volunteer lawyers, free business law advice is available to community groups, small charities and social enterprises that do not have funds to pay for legal fees via Lawworks.

Chartered Institute of Fundraising

The professional membership organisation for fundraisers, which you can employ to help you. 

Active Devon

If you are looking for funding or advice to set up a new sports club or provide additional sporting/ exercise based activities in East Devon contact Active Devon. You can also search their online database of funding for sports and other physical activities. 

VISIBLE Communities

VISIBLE Communities ™ is a national membership organisation supporting community associations, mainly community buildings. Any community group can get free advice, including advice on funding, from their telephone advice line on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings on 0845 8474253, and members get extra support services.


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