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NCVO & Involve Yorkshire and Humber: What you need to know about Local Enterprise Partnerships, EU Programmes & opportunities for the VCS

This event will continue discussions about LEP and VCS engagement in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Event details

When

Mar 27, 2014
from 01:00 am to 04:30 am

Where

York

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Presentations

Accessing EU Structural Funds, Ingrid Gardiner, NCVO

LEPs and EU Structural Funds, Rachel Quinn and June Gomes, One East Midlands

This project is a partnership between all the VCS regional networks & NCVO to provide support to the sector about engagement with LEPs, making a business case about civil society involvement with, embedding social inclusion and community led local development in new EU programmes.

12.45                       Registration and refreshments

1.00                          Welcome and introductions

1.05                          Aims and Purpose of the workshop

1.10                          The future role of LEPs in the next programme of EU Structural Funding

Rachel Quinn, CEO of One East Midlands & lead on Regional Voices VCS Engagement Project*

1.35                          The role of the VCS in the 2014-20 EU Structural Fund programme

Ingrid Gardiner, ESF Effectiveness Manager, National Council for Voluntary Organisations

1.45                          Supporting VCS involvement

Paul Schofield, Local Intelligence Manager – Yorkshire & Humber, Cabinet Office

2.00                          Q & A and lessons learnt

2.30                          Break

2.45                          Local Perspectives

  • Claire Watts Humber Technical Assistance project working on Structural & Investment Funds with Humber LEP & York, North Yorks & East Riding LEPs tbc
  • Garry Jones, Chief Executive, York CVS
  • Representative from Leeds City Region LEP and York, North Yorkshire & East Riding LEP

3.15                          VCS project development

Making the most of community led development, social inclusion & other opportunities

3.35        Practical next steps: discussion

  • Barriers to engaging effectively
  • What should communication and relationships between the VCS and LEPs look like and what are we seeking to achieve?

4.00                          Close

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