News

DCA DID YOU KNOW - INSURANCE

18th Jul 2019

Did you know that charity trustees have a legal duty to protect their charity's assets and resources? Read more...

FUNDING ROUND UP FOR JULY

18th Jul 2019

We have lots of funding updates for you this month from the Virgin Money Community Anchors Fund, Co-op Foundation Space to Connect Fund, LNER Customer and Community Investment Fund and the 2020 GSK Impact Awards. Read more...

MEET THE FUNDERS 2019 DRAWS IN THE BIGGEST CROWDS YET!

18th Jul 2019

Durham Community Action held its third very successful Share and Learn Meet the Funders event at Spennymoor Town Hall on 16th July. Read more...

DURHAM AND DISTRICT WOMEN'S CANCER SUPPORT GROUP JULY/AUGUST 2019 NEWS BULLETIN

2nd Jul 2019

The latest news bulletin is now available to download.  Read more...

ALTOGETHER GREENER SUMMER 2019 NEWSLETTER OUT NOW

25th Jun 2019

The Summer edition of the Durham County Council Environment Partnership newsletter is now available to download.  Read more...

BREATHING SPACE PROJECT CELEBRATES FUNDING SUCCESS

20th Jun 2019

Durham Community Action have supported Breathing Space, a church project that seeks to help the community make fuller use of the church and its grounds as a way of promoting wellbeing, to be successful in being awarded nearly £80,000 in Big Lottery Grant which will enable the project to continue its work for a further 3 years. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - LICENSING

18th Jun 2019

Did you know that if you are running any form of community event or activity you may need a music licence or additional insurance? Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM GIVES GENEROUSLY!

18th Jun 2019

Peter Samsom, a well known member of the Growing Durham team at Durham Community Action, has taken a personal challenge upon himself. Read more...

DCA JOINS IN WITH BLIND AWARENESS NEW AGE KURLING COMPETITION

18th Jun 2019

On 5th June, two teams from DCA joined in the Blind Life in Durham annual Blind Awareness New Age Kurling Competition - a fun fundraising event held at Wolsingham Community Sports Centre.  Read more...

THIRD SECTOR TRENDS IN THE NORTH 2019

18th Jun 2019

We would like to invite you to take part in this 10 year study of the voluntary and community sector which is now running right across the North of England. Read more...

STOP LOAN SHARKS COMMUNITY FUNDING 2019 - 2020

18th Jun 2019

The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) has funding available for groups that want to raise awareness of the issues of illegal money lending.  Read more...

COUNTY DURHAM CELEBRATES VOLUNTEERING AND DRAWS IN THE CROWDS

13th Jun 2019

During a special week of activity to mark Volunteers’ Week, Durham Community Action was delighted to host representatives from forty voluntary and community groups from across County Durham for a Volunteering Celebration at Spennymoor Town Hall on 4th June. Read more...

OFFICE SPACE TO RENT IN DURHAM CITY

12th Jun 2019

Alington House Community Association in the centre of Durham city <span style="\\&quot;font-family:" arial,="" sans-serif;="" font-size:="" 10pt;\\"="">have 2 office spaces available from July 1st. Read more...

SKY NEWS CLIMATE CHANGE PROGRAMME - GET INVOLVED

5th Jun 2019

Sky News are doing a series of films on climate change in June and are looking for a diverse range of families to take their challenge as part of their programme. Read more...

DCA DID YOU KNOW - VOLUNTEERING

15th May 2019

Did you know that volunteering is 'Time Well Spent? Read more...

CONGRATULATIONS TO PIONEERING CARE PARTNERSHIP (PCP) ON ACHIEVING THE COUNTY DURHAM VOLUNTEER KITE MARK

14th May 2019

Congratulations to Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP) who have recently achieved the County Durham Volunteer Kite Mark. Read more...

VOLUNTEER'S WEEK - VOLUNTEER RECRUITMENT FAIR 7TH JUNE

14th May 2019

Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK and it’s taking place from the 1st -7th June 2019. To celebrate Volunteers' Week we are running a Volunteer Recruitment Fair Friday 7st June 9am - 3pm, Durham Market Place Read more...

DEVELOPMENT OF NATIONAL SAFEGUARDING RESOURCES FOR THE THIRD SECTOR

9th May 2019

The National Lottery Community Fund has awarded funding to the Safer Social Sector Partnership (SSP) to fund the creation of a comprehensive suite of free safeguarding tools and advice for the voluntary sector. Read more...

VONNE GROWTH AND RESILIENCE HEAR FROM A PEER EVENTS

9th May 2019

VONNE are running three events in Middlesbrough, Sunderland and Newcastle to enable and encourage peer sharing around social investment experiences, good and bad, as a way of introducing other organisations to social investment and hearing first hand other organisations' experiences.  Read more...

CHARITY COMMISSION ALERT ON CYBER CRIME

7th May 2019

The Charity Commission have issued an alert for charities on cyber crime and how to report it to them.  Read more...

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