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Funding Fair for Leicestershire VCSE Organisations

Date: Wed, 22 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00

Venue: Pera Business Park, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13 0PB

Voluntary Action Leicestershire have organised a Funding Fair for Leicestershire-based VCSE organisations.

The event is taking place in Melton Mowbray on Wednesday 22nd May 2019, 10.00am - 3.00pm.

County-based Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise organisations are invited to come along and meet local and national funders who are actively investing in community groups in your area.

The Funding Fair will give you the opportunity to:

  • Float your ideas past potential funders
  • Learn about current funding programmes
  • Find out how VAL can help you to succeed in your future bids

There are 12 confirmed funders, as follows:

Arts Council England
Charity Bank
Heritage Lottery Fund
Leicestershire & Rutland Community Foundation
Melton Building Society Charitable Foundation
Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
Samworth Sports Opportunity Fund
SHIRE Community Grants
Sport England
The Key Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund (Reaching Communities and Awards for All)

Leicestershire Cares will also be attending to talk about how community groups can use employee volunteering to strengthen their group.

In addition to the main stalls, the National Lottery Community Fund will give a short presentation on the Reaching Communities programme, followed by a question and answer session.

Please note: This event is open to Voluntary Community and Social Enterprise Sector organisations working in the County only, and only 2 people per VCS organisation will be allowed to book on.

For registration and booking, click here.

Tags: Events, Funding, SHIRE Grants, community, funding support