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Active Lincolnshire is committed to providing opportunities for everyone in Lincolnshire to be active every day. We work with partners to address inequalities and inactivity, responding to the needs of people and places.

What we do

As advocates for the positive power that physical activity has on everyone’s lives, we work in partnership to improve understanding, influence change, and tackle the challenge of inactivity.

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Our Knowledge Hub is the core of our website. Here you’ll find our guidance, advice, insight and support in all areas of physical activity and sport.

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Funding

Funding Ready Workshops

27th April - 25th May 2022

9.30am - 12.30pm
Online
Course

Funding Ready Workshops

Voluntary Centre Services (VCS) in partnership with Lincolnshire Community & Voluntary Service (LCVS) and Lincolnshire County Council (LCC) have developed a series of Funding Ready workshops to help voluntary sector groups and charities improve their skills and information sources to increase the number of successful applications.

The programme is free for voluntary sector groups and charities working in Lincolnshire who are looking to begin applying for grants or improve their success rate.

Workshops Programme

The Funding Ready Workshops consist of 3 workshops which will be delivered over 5 half-day sessions virtually on Zoom.

Groups can attend any of the five sessions depending on what stage they are in their funding process.

Workshop 1: Getting Your Organisation Ready for Grant Funding / Knowing Your Beneficiaries

  • Wednesday 27th April 2022 at 9.30am (Session 1)

Aims: To ensure your group has the correct policies and procedures in place: a good project idea, an understanding of the funding process, general evidence on beneficiaries, an understanding of funder requirements and how grant funding fits into the funding strategy.


Workshop 2: Evidencing Need and Identifying Funding Sources

  • Wednesday 4th May 2022 at 9.40am (Session 2)
  • Wednesday 11th May 2022 at 9.45am (Session 3)

Aims: To be able to prepare a fully costed-out plan, using evidence from a variety of sources, evidenced, using input from your beneficiaries and the whole team. To have funding sources identified and shortlisted and an ongoing process defined for selecting funds to apply for.


Workshop 3: Proving Outcomes and Writing a Successful Bid

  • Wednesday 18th May 2022 at 9.40am (Session 4)
  • Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 9.45am (Sessions 5)

Aims: To be funding ready, with evidence suitable for funders' needs and a team who are confident in their ability to write a successful funding bid and meet your funding requirements for the next 2-3 years.

Register to attend

Are you looking to source more funds, write better bids and evidence your impact?

Register to attend the Funding Ready Workshops on Eventbrite.

For more information, contact Jody on 01529 308452 or email jody@voluntarycentreservices.org.uk