Calendar

Dec
17
Tue
2019
Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups @ VANEL offices
Dec 17 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
“Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups”

VANEL is running this free training created by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) specifically catering to small charities and community groups to help you understand cyber security and apply practical solutions that will keep you safe online.

This session will be held at VANEL offices, Bargate Grimsby from 1pm – 4.30pm.

Background details are here:

or download the flyer here.

Contact Karl Elliott to discuss or to book – karl@vanel.org.uk / 01472 361043

Jan
27
Mon
2020
“Better Bid Writing” training course @ BLNC offices
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

“Better Bid Writing Training”
Full day training session aimed at people writing funding bids or grant applications within the voluntary sector.

when: Monday 27th January 2020
10am
start. Arrive & refreshments from 9.30am
finish by 4pm.

where: 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes – the Big Local North Cleethorpes building

light buffet provided at lunch break.

Places are very limited – booking essential and may be restricted to max 2 people per organisation.

Costs:
Places are £50 per person. £90 for two people from same org.
Ideally full payment is due before Monday 20th January 2020. VANEL will invoice. Payment can be via BACS, cheque or cash. Please ask for alternative payment arrangements if necessary.

CONTENT OF THE DAY.

There are three main sections to the day:
1. context of funding bids
2. practicalities of grant applications
3. writing better bids

In outline:
Context: Setting the context of funding and grants. Where do grants come from? local, regional, national etc. Types of funder and types of grant. where and how to find funders.
Types of funding application process.

Practicalities: the process of applying and how to get this right. coordinating your efforts. avoiding pitfalls. managing your applications.

Better Bids: Pitching your needs. Providing evidence. Building your argument. Budgets and finances. Project management. Outputs, outcomes, milestones and more. Good writing skills.

Wrapping up: tips and advice, Q&A etc

book via Karl Elliott, 01472 361043, karl@vanel.org.uk

Find out more about funding support from VANEL here.