Thursday 3 November 2011 from 9.30am - 2.00pm at Sandwell Council Chamber, Sandwell Council House, Oldbury, B69 3DB. The theme of this year's conference is 'Leading Through Change'. It will be a chance for representative of the voluntary sector in Sandwell to make its collective voice heard and take a leadership role locally. At this year's AGM you will have a chance to hear from Nick Beddow, Chief Executive of Community Development Exchange, about the challenges which face us as a sector, and to learn more about the activities of Sandwell's VCS Leaders' Forum. Please view for more information and ...
Join SCVO to find out more about the support and help available for small, new or emerging voluntary and community groups through our Community Support Programme. A series of roadshows are being held in November. Please view for more information. Come along and hear about the help available to you:- Strengthen your group Find and apply for funding Link with partnerships If you are interested in attending one of the roadshows or to hear more about the Community Support Programme, please contact Helen Trueman on 0121 525 1127 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Big Lottery Fund (BLF) Pledges £110m over four years to support older people The first part of this initiative is £10m Silver Dreams Fund supported by the Daily Mail - applications from £50,000 - £200,00 with a deadline of 28 October 2010. The BLF wants to fund projects that support people who are aged 50 and above and aim to engage with isolated older people, particularly by encouraging more active older people to volunteer to help others who are less able. Please view for details of guidelines for applicants and for further support available.
Tuesday 8 November 2011 - 1.00pm - 4.15pm, Training and Development Centre, Popes Lane, Oldbury, B69 4PJ Are you a Voluntary and Community Sector Organisation based or working Sandwell? Do your current activities contribute to:- Reducing Crime Reducing Anti-Social Behaviour Helping people to feel safe Reducing the harm caused by alcohol and drugs Preventing and reducing offending Supporting community cohesion Supporting vulnerable members of the community If so, please come along to this event to find out more about Sandwell Partnership. Please view for more information. To confirm your place please contact Leona Bird, SCVO, on 0121 525 1127 or e-mail email@example.com by 1st November 2011