October news round-up for community buildings


Here is a round-up of news and links for community associations and halls.

Low-cost, recycled paint – the Community RePaint scheme, which is sponsored by Dulux, offers low-cost paint that has either been donated to the scheme or manufactured from donated paint. If you’re planning to re-decorate, click on the link to find out more.

Promote your organisation on TV – get yourselves on TV, and get a professionally made promotional video that you can add to your website, or send to potential funders, supporters and so on. Read about That’s TV Hampshire here

See who’s getting grant money – 360Giving publishes grant award data from 94 (and rising) funding bodies, in a standard form that you can search and analyse. If you’ve recently been given a grant, encourage the awarding body to register with 360Giving if it hasn’t already done so.

Funding for super-fast internet connections – vouchers are available from the Gigabit Broadband Voucher Scheme to cover the cost of having a faster internet connection installed. Individuals can receive up to £500, and organisations up to £3,000. There are terms and conditions so look at the website for all the details.