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About Us

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Community Action Derby is a registered charity providing support and guidance for voluntary and community groups.

We can help with all aspects of running a voluntary or community organisation. We:

  • provide funding advice and information
  • offer a bid-writing service
  • offer support and advice in developing good management practice
  • provide advice on employment matters and other issues for organisations with staff
  • recruit and place volunteers, and support those responsible for managing volunteers
  • offer training and development opportunities
  • represent the sector on local and national partnership bodies and forums
  • support groups wanting to get involved in policy development
  • promote your organisation's events
  • organise networking and funding events.

We also provide access to a wide range of information including:

  • details of training events and funding opportunities
  • Funding News - monthly bulletin with all of the latest funding opportunities
  • hire of training rooms and equipment.

Volunteer Centre

As the Volunteer Centre for Derby city we also offer a brokerage service for potential volunteers and organisations and support volunteer-involving organisations to develop opportunities.

Join our Mailing List!

Our mailings include Funding News - our monthly funding bulletin, Reach Out - our bi-monthly newsletter and invitations to our networking events and volunteering fairs. To subscribe email billie.ault@communityactionderby.org.uk or telephone: 01332 227711.

Advertise on our Website

You can also advertise events and offers / requests on our Voluntary Sector Calendar or Community Classifieds page. For more information email helen.frudd@communityactionderby.org.uk or telephone: 01332 227703.