Launch week, resources & funding opportunities

We are very excited that we have been able to virtually launch Exeter Connect this week!

If you haven’t already, do take a look at our launch video which celebrates the community activity and connection throughout the pandemic response.

A huge thank you to everyone who has been involved or has shared this more widely.

Throughout the week, we have been sharing resources across our social media, as well as information about funding opportunities. Take a look below for a summary of these.

  • NCVO tools & resources: NCVO have taken down the paywall for all of their member-only content until 28th September. Find advice and guidance on topics such as working with volunteers, board basics and building a digital workforce at
  • My Community: Are you looking for advice and guidance on developing your community group? My Community is a fantastic digital platform that brings together tools and resources from 12 leading organisations in the sector.
Funding Opportunities
  • Devon Community Foundation Photography Competition: Take a photo of your community group or charity in action and be in with the chance of winning up to £1,000 for your organisation! Find out more on their website.
    Competition closes on 9th October 2020.
  • Magic Little Grants: Grants of up to £500 are available for community projects that encourage people to exercise or be physically active. Take a look here to find out more about eligibility and how to apply.
    Deadline for applications is 31st October 2020.

We would love to hear from you, so do get in touch to find out more about how Exeter Connect could support your group or organisation.