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NCVO event: Opportunities for European Funding in East of England

This event will be jointly organised by NCVO, Big Society Funding, Peterborough CVS and Cambridge CVS with the support of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP and New Anglia LEP

Event details

When

Feb 28, 2014 10:00 am to
Feb 28, 2017 01:00 am

Where

Poets House, St. Mary’s Street, Ely, CB7 4EY

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Event Presentations

 

Aims and Purpose of European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF), Ingrid Gardiner, NCVO

Big Lottery Offer – Jonathan Clark, the Big Lottery Fund

Approach to ESIF  - Michael Barnes, Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP

Approach to ESIF - Alastair Rhind, New Anglia LEP

Invitation

 

We are delighted to invite you to this event organised by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations in partnership with:

  • Big Society Funding CIC,
  • Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service
  • Cambridge Council for Voluntary Service;
  • with the support of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP &
  • New Anglia LEP.

The event is funded by European Social Fund Technical Assistance.

During the event, we will look at the future opportunities for funding under the European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF).

With key presentations from colleagues from Local Enterprise Partnerships, we will explore how this funding might be used in the future.

We will go on to discuss the characteristics and specific requirements of social inclusion and community-led initiatives.

This event will feature a mix of workshop sessions and presentations.

Draft Agenda

 

09:30  Arrival and registration

10:00  Welcome and introductions, CCVS, PCVS and Big Society Funding CIC

10:15  Aims and Purpose of European Structural & Investment Funds (ESIF), Ingrid Gardiner, EU Manager, NCVO

10:30  Big Lottery Offer

10:50  Approach to ESIF

Michael Barnes – Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP, Alastair Rhind – New Anglia LEP

11:20  Tea/coffee break

11:30  Workshop discussion – social inclusion, community led local development, community grants, Big Lottery resourcing the sector with EU programmes, opportunities for VCS in new funds

12:00  Final workshop summary  - CCVS, PCVS and Big Society CIC – VCS partnerships across LEPs

12:30  Concluding remarks – Ingrid Gardiner NCVO

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