Supporting the Voluntary Sector in the London Borough of Brent
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Voluntary Sector Initiative Fund – one-to-one support sessions

Brent Council’s Voluntary Sector Initiative Fund (VSIF) provides grants to local voluntary sector organisations. VSIF seeks to contribute to the delivery of the 2019-2023 Brent Borough Plan by providing grants of up to £25,000 to deliver projects that align with the Borough Plan...
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New Capacity Building Officer

CVS Brent has a new member of staff. Avani Modasia is the new Capacity Building Officer working Mondays & Wednesdays 9am to 4.30pm. Avani has substantial experience in the voluntary sector and will be offering training and one-to-one support alongside Steven Fahey, Daksha...
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Monitoring & Evaluation Training

Further training sessions led by Salli Ward, CVS Brent’s Monitoring & Evaluation Officer, are now bookable online. Please click on the respective link to be taken to the registration page on Eventbrite where you will be able to see more details. Training session: Making...
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Social Prescribing in Brent Network

Following the Social Prescribing in Brent workshop on the 18th June 2019, CVS Brent was tasked with co-ordinating and facilitating the Social Prescribing in Brent Network. Full notes of the June workshop are now available here. Please also see the presentations and photos taken...
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August 2019 Newsletter – Issue 84

The August newsletter is now available online at the below link: CVS Brent Newsletter – Issue 84 (August 2019) The issue includes: CVS Brent news: Vacancy – part-time Social Isolation Officer, Social Prescribing in Brent Network update, Monitoring & Evaluation training...
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New Monitoring & Evaluation Project

If you want to get funding you can vastly improve your chances by being able to evidence your effectiveness as an organisation. CVS Brent is now running a project to help you do this by getting your monitoring and evaluation processes in good shape. The project strengthens the...
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July 2019 Newsletter – Issue 83

The July newsletter is now available online at the below link: CVS Brent Newsletter – Issue 83 (July 2019) The issue includes: CVS Brent news: new Monitoring & Evaluation project (and officer), Funders’ Fair date – October 17th, new social & activity group for...
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Events in July

About 40 people attended the Voluntary Sector Liaison Forum on the prospects of supporting the voluntary sector in Brent on July 4th. Three more events have been scheduled for July. Please click the links below to find out more and to register through Eventbrite. Please cancel...
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Easier subscription to our Newsletter

Our website finally has a newsletter sign-up form! Subscription to our monthly newsletter & email updates – a crucial source of information for Brent voluntary sector that includes ample funding, training, job and volunteering opportunities, policy news, services and...
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June 2019 Newsletter – Issue 82

The June newsletter is now available online at the below link: CVS Brent Newsletter – Issue 82 (June 2019) The issue includes: CVS Brent news: Voluntary Sector Liaison Forum meeting – 4th July, Charity Management Training Course, Social Prescribing in Brent Workshop, Funder...
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Social Prescribing in Brent Workshop

CVS Brent are organising the first event on social prescribing in Brent on June 18th from 10am to 2pm at The Yellow, 1 Humphry Repton Lane, Wembley HA9 0GL. Social prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GP practices and others to signpost...
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The National Lottery Community Fund presentation

On June 20th at 11.30am, CVS Brent invites local community and voluntary sector organisations to attend the presentation to meet the team and learn more about the Reaching Communities and the Partnership Funding streams. To register for the event, please click here. The National...
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