Enfield Voluntary Action is known as EVA

EVA provides services to local voluntary and community organisations in Enfield

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Meet The Funder | 20th February 2018 | 2 - 4.30 pm

From time to time (2-4 times a year) EVA is able to organise Meet The Funder sessions with some of the main funders for voluntary and community organisations.

Our next Meet The Funder is on 20th February 2 - 4.30pm.

This workshop session will provide practical exercises and direct support to complete some application forms.


It is important that you let us know if you will be attending, which organisation you are from, and how many people you will bring with you - email Jenny Budden - admin@enfieldva.org.uk


1. Trust For London | Douglas Gunn, Grants Manager

Trust for London funds work which tackles poverty and inequality. It’s programme Connected Communities targets small community groups (under £100,000 income pa) to help people speak out (eg confidence & skills work); to bring people together to respond to local needs, especially in outer London boroughs like Enfield; and to develop social welfare advice capacity, supporting and empowering your service users.


2. Specialist support from Tottenham Hotspur Foundation 2018 - 2021 | Frank Kain & Stroke Association representative.

There will be an opportunity to speak with Frank Kain about your organisational needs and you can receive direct support on the day to complete an application to Tottenham Hotspur Foundation's scheme. The Stroke Association will be present as participants in the programme to talk about how it has worked for their organisation.


An innovative programme which provides specialist support to participate in & develop your service activities and your sustainability. The programme offers support over 3 years, including

* hands-on support with your community activities;

* free skills development for your staff and volunteers, from selected trainers / coaches; and

* help with funding for equipment.


This programme is available to all local community groups, not only for groups providing sports activities.


3. London Councils | Samara Armitt, ESF Technical Adviser

London Councils run the ESF (European Social Fund) Community Employment Grants programme. The programme offers £5,000-£20,000 for small voluntary and community sector groups to run projects which help unemployed people move closer/into the job market - for example, basic skills training, work experience placements.


4. Johnson Matthey | Kishore Kanani, EVA Project Development & Funding Advice Manager

Practical exercise on completing a short application form for a £500 donation from Johnson Matthey.


Please let us know if you will be attending - email Jenny Budden - admin@enfieldva.org.uk

EVA will keep you informed about Meet the Funder sessions if you join our email list for EVANEWS.

Our last Meet The Funder Event was held on 7th March 2017 with Big Lottery Fund, City Bridge Trust and BBC Children In Need. Presentations from the event can be found here.