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NCVO event: It's Our Community research workshop - East of England

This event organised by NCVO, BIG Society CIC and Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service, will look at EU how European funding has been used to fund community-led solutions to local problems, and explore how this funding might be used in the future.

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Dec 10, 2013
from 09:30 am to 05:30 pm


The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

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We will go on to discuss the characteristics and specific requirements of community-led initiatives.
This event will feature a mix of workshop sessions and presentations:
  • Presentation on European funding opportunities for community-led projects, and recommendations for the future ESF programme
  • Community led projects sharing their examples
Participants contribute into the It’s Our Community research through exchange of ideas and good practice around issues such as:
  • Financing and resourcing
  • Capacity and skills
  • Local partnerships
  • Communicating impact
Please join us for what should be a fun and informative event, championing those small yet impactful projects that transform communities.



About It's Our Community, Emily Fennell

Community Grants, European Structural and Investment Funds, Ingrid Gardiner

Greater Cambridge, Greater Peterborough LEP, Laura Halstead

New Anglia LEP, Alistair Rhind

Winter Comfort for the Homeless, Rachel Newell

East of England, Local Government Association, Louise Gooch


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