Work With Us! Now recruiting for a Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead

Voluntary and Community Sector Representation Lead Full-Time: £35,000 per year Closing date: 21 March 2021 To apply, please submit your CV with a brief covering letter clearly stating how you meet the person specification (see below). This is a fixed term contract until the 31 October 2021 in the first instance, extendable subject to future funding. […]

Are you a Barnet VCS interested in the environment? Join this new networking group

Are you a voluntary, community, faith, charity or not-for-profit organisation based in Barnet? Are you interested in the environment? Then join us for the inaugural Barnet VCS Environmental Network on 18 March 2021, 10:30 – 12:00 (online). This will be the first of regular informal and informative networking sessions, where we can come together to […]

Four Fantastic Funding Opportunities for Barnet VCOs

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12 February 2021 –  This week sees a bonanza of a funding dedicated for Barnet VCOs, with four (yes, four!) funding opportunities launched over the past week. With grants ranging from £250 to £65,000, to support a whole host of activities there’s bound to be something of interest to you – so do read on, […]

Free Barnet Together Fundraising Sessions Now Open for Registration

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  23rd September 2020, London – Barnet Together’s autumn fundraising sessions are now open for registration. Led by experienced fundraisers Ellen Cheshire and Ruth Mulandi, and offered through Inclusion Barnet, the free sessions are open to charities, voluntary and community groups based in or serving Barnet. The first course, Introduction to Fundraising, will run on […]

Re: Opening Safely

  Re-opening Safely With the gradual easing of the lockdown since June, you may already be busy planning to get back into your office and starting up your usual services again. You may at the same time be worried about changing guidelines and be asking yourself what you can and should do. Here are some […]

Lloyds Bank Foundation: COVID Recovery Fund

  In our last blog (link here) we talked about grant funding via government initiatives, trusts and foundations. There have been a number of grants for organisations affected by Covid-19 or that have seen their workload increase or change substantially due to Covid-19. Barnet Together can help community groups and charities navigate the funding opportunities […]

Fundraising during Covid-19: Applying for Grants

  “In These Strange Times” “The New Normal” “Let’s zoom” These are all phrases that until five months ago I had never used, and now in these strange times they have become part of the new normal. Little did I imagine in March 2020 when the world began to close, that a few months later […]

A warm welcome to Ellen!

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Ellen Cheshire has joined the Inclusion Barnet team as Fundraising and Organisational Development Advisor. In her new position, Ellen will offer free advice and assistance to voluntary community organisations based and operating in Barnet. “So many community organisations have been hit hard in recent months as Covid-19 has devastated funding opportunities and fundamentally changed group […]

Comment on Barnet’s new voluntary sector manifesto

Barnet Together with partners from Barnet’s Voluntary and Faith sector have put together a manifesto entitled ‘Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto: Working together for a better Barnet’. We are asking for feedback on the manifesto before it is finalised with any comments sent to Caroline Collier, CEO at Inclusion Barnet. Please send an email with ‘Manifesto […]

Inclusion Barnet win new community development contract

We are delighted to announce that we have won a contract to support community organisations in the Borough of Barnet. We will be developing a training and information offer, as well as creating a network to support sector leaders. Caroline, our CEO, says: “We are very excited by the potential of this opportunity to develop […]