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Croydon Voluntary Action

What it does
    CVA provides a wide range of voluntary and community sector (VCS) support services, from community accountancy, fund management, fund raising advice and centre management, to volunteering, training, information, graphic design and networking. CVA also promotes voluntary sector interests to key stakeholders and represents Croydon's Third Sector on Croydon's main strategic partnership bodies.
Who works here
  • 14 employees and 75 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • People Of A Particular Ethnic Or Racial Origin
  • Other Charities Or Voluntary Bodies
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Education/training
  • Disability
  • The Prevention Or Relief Of Poverty
  • Economic/community Development/employment
Where it operates
  • Surrey, Croydon
How it's governed
  • UK Charity, number: 1060157
  • First registered on 17/01/1997
Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £1,516,243 £1,494,756 £21,487 4 14 75 16/10/2018
31/03/2017 £1,490,525 £1,484,027 £6,498 £2,124,698 4 18 201 31/01/2018
31/03/2016 £1,428,377 £1,435,560 -£7,183 £2,104,082 4 21 200 30/01/2017
31/03/2015 £1,641,152 £1,651,840 -£10,688 £2,113,524 3 22 157 18/12/2015
31/03/2014 £1,705,471 £1,833,454 -£127,983 £2,119,824 2 24 150 14/11/2014
31/03/2013 £2,127,599 £2,176,035 -£48,436 £2,241,055 2 27 87 16/08/2013
31/03/2012 £1,364,472 £1,737,470 -£372,998 £2,284,521 3 25 0 21/01/2013
31/03/2011 £2,466,041 £2,258,923 £207,118 £2,658,016 4 19 25 19/01/2012
Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 3 grant making charities totalling £767,030

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£149,240
31/12/2018
Greater London Authority CROYDON: ONE POSTCODE supports young people to take the lead in challenging youth violence, using social action to bring them together around a programme of issue-based and personal development activities and developing this as a platform for relationship building between young people and the Metropolitan Police Service.
£20,594
30/09/2018
National Lottery CtoC/1/4 - Croydon Health Employment Partnership (CHEP)
£139,130
30/09/2018
Greater London Authority This project releases the untapped potential of sport as a driver for change in refugee communities. Participants will be equipped with key life-skills through volunteering and trained in community outreach to engage people from their community in partnerships between refugee organisations and mainstream sports providers that aid social integration
£363,066
30/04/2016
National Lottery This grant will be used for a project that aims to support people with disabilities across the Coast to Capital LEP area. Participants will include those with long term health conditions and substance misuse issues. It will encourage those taking part to lead healthier lifestyles, improve their independence and work readiness.
£40,000
29/02/2016
City Bridge Trust £40,000 over 12 months. The proposed funding is conditional on the assessing grants officer signing off the organisation’s choice of consultant for the business planning.
£45,000
31/10/2015
National Lottery This grant will be used to develop plans for a project to support people with disabilities, long term health conditions and people with substance misuse issues to lead healthier lifestyles, improve their independence and work readiness. The development funding will be used to run engagement events with participant groups, develop monitoring and evaluation processes and to cover consultancy costs.
£10,000
31/10/2014
Greater London Authority Team Croydon Team Leaders volunteers project
Governance
Trustees (12)
Main office

82 LONDON ROAD
CROYDON
SURREY
CR0 2TB

Objectives

TO PROMOTE ANY CHARITABLE PURPOSES FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE LONDON BOROUGH OF CROYDON AND IN PARTICULAR THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION, THE PRESERVATION OR PROTECTION OF HEALTH, THE RELIEF OF POVERTY, DISTRESS AND SICKNESS [ INCLUDING THE PROVISION OF ACCOMODATION FOR NECESSITOUS OR AGED PERSONS], AND TO PROMOTE HARMONIOUS COMMUNITY RELATIONS AMONG THE COMMUNITY OF ALL RACES, BELIEFS AND CULTURES.