This is the Inaugural General Meeting of Plymouth VCSE, where we will elect the Board of Trustees.
It will also be a challenging and inspiring conference style event, with national, regional and local speakers and funding workshops
WELCOME from Caroline Schwaller, Chair of NAVCA, and Jacky Clift of Plymouth VCSE
Panel of speakers: Kevin Curley from Third Sector Magazine; Andrew O’Brien, Charity Finance Group; Carole Burgoyne, Strategic Director for People, Plymouth City Council.
The opportunities to work together to ensure a great future for people in Plymouth + Q&A
Coffee and networking
11 – 12
Workshop 1 led by Andrew O’Brien on working together as a sector, and with the Private Sector
Workshop 2 led by Kevin Curley and PCC on working with the Public Sector.
Workshop 3 on What's Governance for? led by Caroline Schwaller, Chair of NAVCA
‘Pitch your Project’ and 'Preparing for the People's Health Trust Grants'
An opportunity for groups and organisations to come together, share ideas, build collaborations, and get pitch ready for the 'Pitch Your Project' Multi-Funder Panel Event on 15th March with the POPideas team
Practical preparation workshops
LUNCH AND NETWORKING
PLYMOUTH VCSE INAUGURAL MEETING
REPORT AND ELECTION OF TRUSTEES
Branding choices exercise
The story from elsewhere
Introduced and chaired by Caroline Schwaller, Chair of NAVCA
- Mike Wild on the journey they have taken in Manchester
- Rebecca Clarkson on Hackney CVS’s Single Point of Contact for the sector
BREAK, COFFEE AND MOVING
Workshop 1: Mike Wild, CEO of Manchester CVS - what can we learn from Manchester to help us with PVCSE?
Workshop 2: Rebecca Clarkson. What can we learn from the Hackney ‘single point of contact’ approach?
Workshop 3: Resonance – your questions answered on Social Investment.
Workshop 4: Small Charities Finance Programme. Andrew O’Brien
Workshop 5: Management Boards - A balancing act? Caroline Schwaller Chair of NAVCA
The way forward together….with speakers from the day and questions/solutions recorded from workshops.