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

Our last Meet The Funder was on 20th February 2018.

 

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.

Big Lottery Fund | Reaching Communities

Funding Surgeries

17th July 2018 | 5 appointments are available to meet Sophie Mathias (Big Lottery Funding Officer, North London) for those who would like to submit a Reaching Communities funding application. Sophie will discuss and review your Reaching Communities idea with you before you submit it.

Kishore Kanani (EVA Project Development & Funding Advice) will also be present.

Message Kishore, via our Contact Us page, with your outline idea if you would like to book one of the appointments.

 

Please note that further funding surgeries with Sophie and Kishore are planned so, if you cannot make this date or all the appointments are taken, you may be offered another date.

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation | Specialist Support

Funding Workshops

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation have an innovative programme for Enfield groups only which provides specialist support to participate in & develop your service activities and your sustainability. The programme offers support until 2020, 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.

Workshops with Frank Kain from the Foundation and Kishore Kanani from EVA will be held where you can share your organisational needs and you can receive direct support on the day to complete an application to Tottenham Hotspur Foundation's scheme.

Dates for the workshops will be arranged according to demand.

 

Message Kishore, via our Contact Us page, if you would like to know more, if you would like to attend a workshop or to receive support to complete an application to the Tottenham Hotspur Foundation.

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

 

EVA is also able to provide opportunities to meet with funders on a one-to one basis or in a small workshop setting - see below.