Photo: hands sculpture near Derwentwater

Partnerships

ACT has partnered with the following organisations to support you to access quality services for village halls and community groups.

Easyfundraising: bringing additional income to your community building

Easyfundraising 160w

ACT has partnered with funding website easyfundraising to help you fundraise for your hall. It's an easy and efficient way to raise some additional funds from over 7,000 leading online retailers. Simply sign up, and encourage all your volunteers, committee members and anyone who wants to support the hall, to click on your hall’s easyfundraising link whenever shopping online.

It's completely free for the shopper and for the hall. And if you join using ACT's referral link, you'll be helping our charity too! Read more

Utility Aid: finding ACT Supporters the best energy deals

Utility aid 160w

ACT has partnered with Utility Aid, the UK's leading energy broker for the charity and not for profit sector.

As well as helping to secure new contracts at the lowest possible cost, Utility Aid can also help with supplier problems, inaccurate bills, advising on renewable energy options and your journey to ‘Net Zero’. Village and community halls; Church and faith buildings; Parish Council premises; Pre-school buildings; and other premises owned or managed by charities or not for profit organisations, can all benefit. Read more

A Muir Surveying: Building Condition Surveys, Energy Audits and more

A muir 160w

ACT recommends A Muir Surveying to village halls and other community buildings looking for professional building surveys. When planning building improvements, better energy efficiency and maintenance at your hall, getting the right professional advice at the outset is invaluable.

There are various types of building survey available and most halls benefit from a combined Building Condition Survey and Energy Audit ‘Greening Report’ - helping the committee to make informed decisions for the future and providing evidence of this to grant funders and others. Read more