Voluntary and community support

To follow any changes to this service, visit the Council Service Updates page.

This self-help portal will provide you with access to the advice and information necessary to start, support or develop your voluntary or community group or organisation.

What do you need help with?

Funding Central

Community Grant Funding from North Lincolnshire Council

Big Lottery Fund – Funding Finder

Children and Young People Now – Find funding in England

The LGBT Consortium – Find funding for your LGBT voluntary or community organisation

Grant Finder – A fee may apply for this service

Do-it – Find volunteers for your organisation or start volunteering

Find volunteers for your sport or leisure group

VANL – Voluntary Action North Lincolnshire

RunAClub – Support to set up and manage your community club

North Lincolnshire Local Safeguarding Children Board – Voluntary and community organisations working with children and young people

North Lincolnshire Safeguarding Adults Board – A multi-agency group that has been set up to monitor and steer Safeguarding Adults in North Lincolnshire

Community Matters – Information, advice and​ model documents for starting and developing a community or voluntary organisation.

Buy4NorthernLincolnshire – Northern Lincolnshire procurement

KnowHow NonProfit – All about commissioning and procurement

The British Way Of Life  is a programme to help all asylum seekers, refugees and migrants get used to British life as quickly as possible.

Clarity English- Road to IELTS is an online preparation and practice resource for IELTS, which stands for ‘International English Language Testing System’. If your first language is not English, taking an IELTS qualification will help you gain further qualifications and employment in many countries, including the United Kingdom.

To access these free resources, you will need membership of North Lincolnshire Library Service. You will just need to visit your local library in order to register as a member.  This is also free of charge.