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Supporting an Inclusive and Sustainable FutureCommunities 1st

Communities 1st Annual Conference and AGM for the voluntary and community sector and partners

Tuesday 16 July 2024 from 9:30am to 2pm
St Peters Church, St Peter's Street, St Albans AL1 3HG

Please complete the form below to register for the 2024 conference, and give your preferences for the workshops you would like to attend.


9.30am Registration & Marketplace
10am Communities 1st Welcome
10.25am Workshop 1

  • Building Diverse Income Streams
    Ben Jowitt, Relationship Director, Charities Team, CAF Bank
  • Keeping Your Charity Safe Online
    Joel Hogan, Customer Success Manager, Charity Digital
  • Relationship between CEO and Chair
    Sue Pearlman, HCF Better Boards, Action Learning Facilitator and Communities 1st Trustee

11.25am Break and chance to attend marketplace
11.40am Workshop 2

  • Funding Opportunities and Challenges 2024 and beyond
    Frances Warwick, Grants Manager, East of England and London, Lloyds Bank Foundation
  • How local businesses can help you
    Rob Varney, Assistant Manager, Community Engagement & Enterprise Development, Communities 1st
  • Environmental Sustainability and the role of the voluntary sector
    Alix Bedford, Risk Proposition Manager, Zurich Municipal

12.30pm Lunch and chance to attend marketplace
1.10pm Inclusive Dance
1.20pm AGM

1.35pm Keynote - Approaches to Engage Young Volunteers, 
              
Emma-Jane Hampshier- National Youth Participation Lead,
              St Johns Ambulance and #Iwill Ambassador

2pm End

1:1 Funding Advice Surgery Sessions with the following funders
(20 mins bookable sessions from 10.30am to 12.30pm)

  • HCF
  • SADC
  • National Lottery
  • Groundworks

1:1 Advice Surgeries
(20 mins bookable sessions from 10.30am to 12.30pm)

  • Top Tips for Bid Writing - Isobel
  • Successful Impact Reporting - Leanda
  • Trustee Recruitment - Juli
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Please book one workshop from each of the two sessions below.  Places on each workshop are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

Building Diverse Income Streams
With speaker Ben Jowitt, Relationship Director, Charities Team @ Chairities Aid Foundation

Keeping Your Charity Safe Online
With speaker Joel Hogan, Customer Success Manager @ Charity Digital

Exploring Relationship between CEO and Chair  
With speaker Sue Pearlman, HCF Better Boards, Action Learning Facilitator and Communities 1st Trustee @ HCF and Communities 1st


Funding Opportunities and Challenges 2024 and beyond
With speaker Frances Warwick, Grant Manager, East of England and London @ Lloyds Bank Foundation

How Local Businesses Can Help You
With speaker Robert Varney, Assistant Manager, Community Engagement & Enterprise Development @ Communities 1st

Environmental Sustainability and the Role of the Voluntary Sector
With speaker Alix Bedford, Risk Proposition Manager @ Zurich Municipal


In addition to the workshops, you may choose up to three twenty minute one to one sessions.
Please choose your first, second and third choice from the list below and our team will contact you with details of your assigned session(s).
Please note, one to one session are allocated according to demand and it is likely that most delegates will be allocated one of their three choices.

 

Funding one to one sessions

B) St Albans City and District Council

C) The National Lottery

D) Groundworks

Other one to one timed sessions

A) Top Tips for Bid Writing

B) Successful Impact Reporting

C) Trustee Recruitment