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Oct
9
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Oct 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Oct
10
Thu
2019
The VANEL AGM at Grimsby Neighbourhood Centre @ Grimsby Neighbourhood Centre
Oct 10 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The VANEL Annual General Meeting (AGM) for 2019 will take place at Grimsby Neighbourhood Centre on Thursday 10th October 2019 at 11.30am.

All details about the event are here.

AGM – VANEL Annual General Meeting 2019

The Annual General Meeting will take place at

Grimsby Neighbourhood Centre
289a Weelsby Street
Great Grimsby
N E Lincolnshire
DN32 7JW

The formal Annual General Meeting begins at 11.30am on 10th October.

After the AGM, at 12noon there will be a light buffet provided and staff and trustees will be on hand for networking and chatting about our various services.

If you’re able to make it to the AGM, please turn up any time after 11am. The AGM at 11.30am is short and you can then stay around for refreshments.

Please let us know whether you, or someone else from your organisation is able to attend the Annual General Meeting on 10th October.

Either phone Peter Hewson at VANEL on 01472 231123.
Or email peter@vanel.org.uk or agm@vanel.org.uk

You should have received a “Reply slip” with your invitation letter, and you can either email this back as above or post it to us at
VANEL, 23 Bargate, Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire DN34 4SS

Or you can tell us you are coming via the electronic reply form below:

If you are unable to make the AGM, please still let us know if you can.

Thank you

 

Oct
16
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Oct
23
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Oct 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

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
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Oct 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups @ The Community Hub, Freshney Place Shopping Centre
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
6
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Sector Support NEL Funding and Information Fair 2019 @ Centre 4, Grimsby
Nov 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Save the date – Funding & Information Fair 2019!

Wednesday 6th November, 9:30am – 4.00pm, Centre4, Wootton Road, Grimsby, DN33 1HE.

Please note this event is only open to organisations who are based or work within North East Lincolnshire.

This will be our largest event to date.  We are excited to announce ‘new to our funding fair’ funders will be attending this year – news to follow.

All funders and agencies will be available for one-to-one conversations on the day.

Booking information and a full agenda will be distributed nearer the time.

Nov
12
Tue
2019
Cyber Security Training for Neighbourhood Watch Groups @ VANEL offices
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
“Cyber Security Training for Small Charities and Community Groups” – special session for Neighbourhood Watch 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 has been arranged specifically for the needs of Neighbourhood Watch groups and their Coordinators.  Talk to Karl Elliott or Glyn Atkinson for more details.

Background information is here:

or download the flyer here.

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

Nov
13
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Nov 13 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.

 

Nov
20
Wed
2019
Big Local North Cleethorpes Meeting @ 82 Grimsby Road, Cleethorpes
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Big Local team meet every Wednesday morning from 9:30 -12:30 at the Big Local Community Building at 82 Grimsby Road to discuss how Big Local funding could be spent for the benefit of people living in North Cleethorpes. Members of the public, charities and organisations living or based in North Cleethorpes are welcome to attend and encouraged to share their views.

If you fit the above criteria and have an idea about how you would like to see Big Local funding spent for the benefit of the North Cleethorpes community, join the team at one of the meetings. Alternatively, you can email John@vanel.org.uk.