Calendar

Oct
28
Mon
2019
“Better Bid Writing” training session with VANEL @ BLNC offices
Oct 28 @ 9:30 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 28th October 2019
10am
start. Arrive & refreshments from 9.30am
finish by 4pm.

where: Big Local North Cleethorpes office, 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes (opposite Tesco Express). Free street parking nearby.

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.
IF your organisation is based within the North Cleethorpes area (please ask) then Big Local will subsidise each place by £20. Please agree this in advance.
Ideally full payment is due before Friday 25th October. 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

Oct
30
Wed
2019
Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups @ tbc, Grimsby
Oct 30 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 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.

Full details are here:

Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups returns

or download the flyer here.

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

Nov
27
Wed
2019
Volunteer Managers Network meeting
Nov 27 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

details tbc

Dec
6
Fri
2019
Closing date for round 3 of Crime Reduction Fund
Dec 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Crime Reduction Fund (CRF) is open for applications now and the third round closing date is

6th December 2019

All the information about the fund and how to apply is here.