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Grow Your Tenner with Localgiving

ECI are taking part in Localgiving’s Grow Your Tenner match fund campaign. This means that, from 10am today (11th December 2018) direct debit donations set up through our Localgiving page will be matched by up to £10! Please help us to make the most out of Grow Your Tenner by setting up a monthly Direct […]

Volunteer Together Conference

Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI) in collaboration with the Devon Together Alliance put on a 1-day FREE conference for people managing and coordinating volunteers for charities in Devon.  Drawing on the 25 years’ experience of working with volunteers in Exeter, ECI wanted to collaborate with other fantastic organisations providing similar services to the community to put […]

Devon Family Resource Appeal on Local Giving

Devon Family Resource are currently running an appeal on Local Giving to raise money for Anti-Anxiety Kits for children suffering from anxiety. Please support by donating on our local giving appeals page and by sharing as widely as possible with friends and family and help us meet our £150 target!    

Exeter Respect Festival – a great success!

Exeter Community Initiatives (ECI) and Julian House worked collaboratively to put on an Open Mic Tent at Exeter Respect 2018 with the kind offer of sponsorship from the Academy of Music & Sound.  We wanted to give a free and informal space for members of the community to come along and share music, spoken word, […]

ECI at Exeter Respect Festival

ECI in partnership with Julian House are running an Open Mic Tent at Exeter Respect Festival on Saturday 30th June and Sunday 1st July at Belmont Park.  The tent will be sponsored by The Academy of Music and Sound, Exeter.  We still have space for drop ins on the day.  Please see details below.  Exeter […]

A fond farewell

Devon County Council has recently appointed Action for Children to deliver children’s centre services for children and families across Devon from 1st April 2018. This includes Chestnut and Flying Start managed by Exeter Community Initiatives. Exeter Community Initiatives has been proud to manage Children’s Centre’s in Exeter since 2007. We would like to take this […]

Children’s Centres moving, but staying where they are

From 1st April 2018 the Children’s Centres at Chestnut and Flying Start will be managed by Action for Children rather than Exeter Community Initiatives. Action for Children will now manage all the Children’s Centres across Devon. Although this means a change from ECI, you will still see the same staff at Chestnut and Flying Start […]