Tag: Third Sector

North Kesteven Voluntary Sector Forum

The Voluntary Sector Forum is a regular networking event for voluntary and community groups, local charities and social enterprises. As well as speakers on a range of topics, there is an open forum slot for anyone to share short items of news or upcoming events. On 7th November we have Graeme Spark from the RAF …

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Double Accreditation Success for Voluntary Centre Services

Voluntary Centre Services has received notification of its successful re-accreditation under the prestigious Investing in Volunteers and Matrix awards schemes. 

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Big Lottery Partnership Development Funding

Voluntary Centre Services has secured partnership development funding on behalf of Involving Lincs and the Financial Inclusion Partnership to prepare the sector for the forthcoming European and Big Lottery Funding opportunities. The funding will be used in Lincolnshire to:  Provide widespread awareness of the ESF opportunities available locally. Continue the development of local partnerships and …

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Big Lottery ‘opt in partner’ Update – December 2014

The Big Lottery Fund have provisionally agreed to commit £260 million lottery money to the European Programme with £3.3 Million allocated for Greater Lincolnshire. Big Lottery proposals (Subject to agreement with LEPs): Two stage competitive grants process. Stage 1 – Outline proposal Stage 2 – Detailed proposal Grant application opportunities ‘competitions’ to be agreed and …

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LEADER funding confirmed for Greater Lincolnshire

New funding has been earmarked to offer a helping hand to small rural businesses across Greater Lincolnshire. Five local area groups (LAGs) have received an indicative allocation of around £8m from the LEADER programme, which delivers rural development funding from the EU and Defra LEADER is still working towards a final agreement with the European …

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European Funding, LEPs and the 3rd Sector

What is European Funding? European funding programmes provide financial support to public and private organisations, and in rare cases to individuals in the form of grants in order to help them implement projects or activities that further the EU policies, programmes and interests. The 2014-20 programme brings together ESF (Employment and skills), ERDF (Innovation, ICT, …

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