Join Alex and Heather at the YMCA on Tuesday 29th November 2016 for their Thinkspiration workshop for young people aged 17 – 25, to discuss ideas for environmental projects. The event will take place from 1pm until 3pm and you could receive up to £10,000 funding to use digital technology to find innovative solutions to pressing environmental issues. Confirm your place by contacting Jenny@vanel.org.uk
Our weekly roundup of news related to governance, trusteeship and charity leadership. Last week was Trustees’ Week with a wealth of news. Just a small amount of news this week plus new executive committee opportunities at Healthwatch and dates for a few VANEL governance training courses in the new year.
The #iwill Fund aims to use £40 of government seed-funding up to 2020 in order to engage people aged 10-20 in Social Action. This week the first three organisations that will deliver and distribute the funding have been announced. Read on for more information about the fund, the providers and what next.
CERT are carrying out a Voluntary Sector Training Survey in order to find out what training might be needed by the sector so that they can provide additional training from their current budgets. Find out more and complete the survey.
After yesterdays Autumn Statement we’ve got a quick roundup of what the reaction has been in the Voluntary Sector and links to some of the quick analysis of what it means to our organisations.
Read on to find out about the IGNITE team’s World Toilet Day event which took place in People’s Park on Saturday 19th November 2016. The event aimed to raise awareness of the global sanitation crisis and served as the launch-pad for the O2 funded project Explorabubble. For more information about World Toilet Day contact Victoria@vanel.org.uk. For more information about upcoming Explorabubble events keep your eyes peeled on Explorabubble’s social media pages. Twitter: @Explorabubble. Instagram: @ExplorabubbleO2. Alternatively, email Helen@vanel.org.uk.
People with epilepsy in North East Lincolnshire are being offered the opportunity to take part in a survey where they can highlight their needs and the information and support that would help them. Read on for full information about this from Accord.
Accord are circulating information about the STP covering our region. This is an ongoing programme and this background information is a useful starting point. Read on.