For Grant Holders

Branding

Organisations supported by United St Saviour’s Charity can obtain an electronic copy of the Charity’s logo in colour and/or black & white by email to info@ustsc.org.uk

Template forms

Large Grants (above £5k) Expression of Interest template forms:

Projects/Services

Unrestricted/core

Small Grants (up to £5k) application template form

General Resources

Civic Strength Index

Developed by The Young Foundation and funded by the GLA, the Index helps London boroughs and organisations support discussions about the strengths of their communities and considers how build on them.

Covid-19 pandemic

Community Southwark has resources for Southwark community organisations and charities affected by covid-19.

Communications

London College of Communication has supported local community groups with communications through its Talent Works programme. This publication provides case studies of groups supported through Talent Works. The programme is currently managed by Community Southwark.

Data and reports on Southwark

Future scenarios for Lambeth and Southwark post Covid-19. This publication by London School of Economics explores urban recovery in the aftermath of pandemic.

Understanding homelessness in Southwark. This publication by the Local Government Association presents an overview of homelessness in Southwark.

Financial Advice

Citizens Advice Southwark has produced this leaflet to help Southwark residents that may be struggling with money.

Free Training

Southwark Council has free accredited training courses for Southwark’s tenants & residents.

Funding

Funds Online. We have the Directory of Social Change Funds Online website available to Southwark partners. This is a subscription website comprising grant making charities funding organisations, and company giving for organisations. For further details contact: Matthew Allgood, Grants Manager, E: mallgood@ustsc.org.uk, T: 020 7089 9014.

Turn 2 Us. A national charity providing financial support to individuals. Use its benefits calculator to check welfare benefits entitlement and grants search to find charitable funds that support individuals.

United St Saviour’s Funding Guide A free guide to help community organisations and groups in Southwark find funding.

School for Social Entrepreneurs Fellowship Programme supports individuals with an idea for a business or project that helps other people or the environment. It’s a practical, non-academic course for people from all backgrounds. You don’t need any educational qualifications and there’s no scary interview process. Book onto a launch session and find out more.

Good practice

Charity registration – a simple guide for setting up a charity by the Small Charities Coalition.

Community Interest Companies – the pros and cons of setting up a C.I.C. by Inform Direct.

Planning and managing a community event – Southwark Council’s comprehensive online guide.

Legal advice

TrustLaw is a free legal service for charities and social enterprises. You can put in a request for support via their website.

Property advice

Ethical Property Foundation provides a range of services to charities on property related issues.

LandAid – has a pro bono programme of property advice.

Strategic advice

Pilotlight is a scheme that brings together a group of four ‘talented business leaders’ who work closely with the charity and their trustees on key strategic areas for 10-12 months.

Tools and Apps

Click here for Superhighways’ guide to useful tools & apps for audio, case studies, data collection, images, infographics and video.

Venue hire

Community Southwark has details of community venues with space to hire.

Volunteers

Reach Volunteering matches volunteers (largely professional/corporate) with charities.

Value You is a reward card scheme for people volunteering for more than 100 hours a year in Southwark for a registered charity or hospital. The card provides money off discounts and gift vouchers at a range of participating businesses in the borough. Organisations can make nominations and volunteers can nominate themselves. Click here to apply for the card. Click here to find the participating businesses in South East and South West London.

Ideas

Would you like to tell us about local needs? Or, if you have an idea that you want to discuss please email Matthew Allgood at: matthew.allgood@ustsc.org.uk for an initial discussion.