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WHO WE ARE
We are the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Southwark. We support charities, community groups and individuals through capacity building, networks and training.

Four members talk about Community Southwark’s impact

Four members talk about the support that they have had from Community Southwark and the impact this has had on their charities.

Neighbourhood Networking – South Southwark

Next up on our tour of Southwark is the Southern part of the borough! Come along and meet others working in the same area and discuss shared challenges and successes.

Warm Spaces in Southwark

Visit any of these organisations to take part in free activities, or just pop in for a tea and chat!
WHAT WE DO

– Advice and training in organisational development.
– Evaluation and impact action learning.
– Facilitating networks for collaboration and change.
– Sharing information through our website, ebulletins and social media.
– Training, advice and networks for organisations needing support with volunteers.
– Advice appointments and matching for volunteering opportunities.

Our Jan 2023 Member Spotlight Organisation is Step Out Mentoring

Phil White, Director of Step Out Mentoring, tells us about the vision of the charity to see young people supported at tough times and to connect communities.

Book a training course

We host a number of excellent workshops and events to support you in your roles.

Book 1to1 Advice Appointment

Receive support from one of our specialist team. Discuss your organisation's development, or getting involved in volunteering.

Join our networks

Come together to speak authoritatively on behalf of the whole sector and influence the decisions that matter.

OUR IMPACT

These stats are from our CS 2021-22 Impact Report

100%
of groups in our Evaluation & Impact training told us they increased their skills & knowledge
323
Volunteers came to our volunteer advice appointments
82
Network meetings were facilitated for discussion & collaboration

UPCOMING TRAINING

Hatch Hackathon: Lean Business Model Canvas

Join Hatch for a session on building and developing your business plan - suitable for social enterprises and CICs

Ubele Initiative – Building Strong Communities Fund Information Webinar

Learn more about this new grant opportunity, wth particular support for BAME-led groups

Meet the Funder: South London and Maudsley’s Procurement

Learn more about an upcoming procurement opportunity for groups to support mental health teams in Southwark

Apprenticeship funding training for employers

Join us to find out about funding to hire an apprentice or upskill your staff through an apprenticeship.

LATEST NEWS

#GoodNewsStory & urgent funds needed

We wanted to share this fantastic example of a grass routes good news story of people donating to help their neighbours with the cost of living crisis. Please donate if you can!

A hello & Update from Jenni, our HR & Office Manager

Jenni, our HR & Office Manager, says hello and talks about why she works for Community Southwark.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Meet the Funder: South London and Maudsley’s Procurement

Learn more about an upcoming procurement opportunity for groups to support mental health teams in Southwark

Neighbourhood Networking – South Southwark

Next up on our tour of Southwark is the Southern part of the borough! Come along and meet others working in the same area and discuss shared challenges and successes.

Understanding your Lease, Rent Negotiation & Business Rates

Free workshop from the London Business Hub, on managing the issues that can crop up when renting property as an organisation.

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