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Celebrate and Collaborate
Wed 22 March 2017, 10:00 – 15:30 GMT
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Join the VCS Alliance for a day of celebration and training at Kingsholm. In partnership with the Big Lottery Fund we have set up a VCS conference for the county’s voluntary sector, enabling us to:
- come together and celebrate our achievements
network and discover new projects
access quality workshops and training.
The day offers the opportunity to celebrate what the voluntary and community sector achieves in Gloucestershire and to understand more about how the VCS landscape is changing.
Come for high quality training, access to information, meet policy makers and commissioners to demonstrate the value you provide. Connect with other VCS organisations to create better partnership working.
Keynote Speakers: Hear Claire Mould, Chair of the VCS Alliance, explain the role the voluntary and community sector plays in our county, delivering vital services for the people of Gloucestershire. Ellen Rule from the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will explain the crucial role the VCS plays in supporting the CCG deliver its priorities. Richard Bradley from the Office for the Police and Crime Commissioner will be speaking of their support for the VCS and why they invest in the sector.
Take part in training workshops running throughout the day, sessions will include:
- Funding - this session will be run by Gloucestershire Funding Advisors Network (GeFAN) and will look at:
- How to be 'funding ready'
- What funders are looking for from an application
- How to write a compelling application
- What practical support is available for groups in Gloucestershire
- New ways of Working - run by Active Gloucestershire this session will be focusing on:
- Social Impact
- Working better with business, Sponsorship Versus Partnership
- Crowd funding
- Partnership and Collaboration
Open to all VCS organisations in Gloucestershire. Large or small, new or longstanding – there will be something for you.
Free to attend. Lunch will be provided and refreshments available during the day.
We look forward to seeing you.
Head of Operations
Gloucester VCS Alliance