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Some funded support (free at the point of delivery) for Nottingham city voluntary and community groups is available in the city’s seven areas via Area Based Grant Lead organisations and Communities of Identity partnerships. The support you may be able to access from NCVS will vary depending upon what’s available in your area or whether your group is predominantly working with refugees and asylum seekers, new and emerging communities, or women and LGBTQ+ communities.

Continue reading for direct support available. If we can't help, we will signpost to other organisations. You can see a list of city-based support organisations below.

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Group Support Sessions

We are running a number of free Group Support sessions for community groups, charities or social enterprises in various locations across Nottingham city. You can get help with wider group support issues at these sessions, as well as funding support.

Our current support sessions are for groups in the following locations:

  • Aspley, Bilborough and Leen Valley
  • Bestwood, Bulwell and Bulwell Forest
  • Clifton East and Clifton West
  • Nottingham & Notts Refugee Forum for groups working with refugees and asylum seekers

To reserve your 60 minute slot, please call 0115 934 8408 and ask for Lucy Fisher. Alternatively, you can email lucyf@nottinghamcvs.co.uk. Please note sessions may be held remotely via Skype or phone.

If you require support outside of these areas, please contact us to discuss how we might be able to help or see the list of other city-based support organisations below.

 

Support in other areas of the City

The following is a guide to where you should go if your group needs support, reflecting the ward boundary changes from May 2019. It's a good idea to check which ward your group is in. This then tells you which of the Areas to approach. If you don’t know, try googling your post code followed by the word 'ward'. There is also a postcode search tool on the Nottingham City Council website.

  1. Area 1 (Bestwood, Bulwell and Bulwell Forest wards) contact NCVS Tel: 0115 934 8400 or email or complete our Request for Support form
     
  2. Area 2 (Basford, Berridge and Sherwood wards) contact Castle Cavendish Tel 0115 900 3100 or email
     
  3. Area 3 (Aspley, Bilborough and Leen Valley wards) contact NCVS Tel: 0115 934 8400 or email or complete our Request for Support form
     
  4. Area 4 (Castle, Hyson Green & Arboretum, Meadows and Radford wards) contact Castle Cavendish Tel: 0115 900 3100 or email
     
  5. Area 5 (Lenton & Wollaton East and Wollaton West wards) contact Castle Cavendish Tel: 0115 900 3100 or email
     
  6. Area 6 (Dales, Mapperley and St Ann’s wards) contact The Renewal Trust Tel: 0115 911 2226 or email
     
  7. Area 7 (Clifton East and Clifton West wards) contact NCVS Tel: 0115 934 8400 or email or complete our Request for Support form
     

Communities of Identity partnerships:

 

Complete our Request Support Form