Events and workshops in the West Midlands
The first Thursday of each month 10am-1pm
The workshops are a great opportunity to find out about our funding, get tips on how to make a good application and network with other organisations from your area. You will also meet the development team for HLF in the West Midlands who will provide you with free advice and support.
Places are limited; to book a place in advance please tel: 0121 616 6870 or email the development team.
You don’t need a definite project idea to attend - just come along to find out more.
Birmingham Voluntary Service Council (BVSC) funding fair
Tuesday 28 November 10am-2pm
BVSC, 138 Digbeth, Birmingham B5 6DR
Chat to HLF and other funders at this marketplace event. You can also find out avout the services and support BVSC can offer.
This drop in event is open to all with no need to book. If you wish to pre-register your place visit www.bvsc.org/funding-fair-and-marketplace-event
First World War Discovery Day
Tuesday 12 December 11am-3.30pm
Heritage Learning Space, Library of Birmingham
In partnership with the First World War Engagement Centres this event will help your group to
- Start planning your first WW1 project or feel inspired to think about your next
- Network with other organisations working on WW1 projects and share information you have found
- Find out how the WW1 Engagement Centres can help your project
- Hear funding and evaluation hints and tips from the experts
Free with lunch provided and reasonable travel expenses covered. To secure your group’s place please email firstname.lastname@example.org
First World War project advice session
Tuesday 5 December 4-6pm
Heritage Learning Room on floor four of the Library of Birmingham
The Voices of War and Peace Engagement Centre will be hosting advice sessions at the Library of Birmingham for groups looking to apply for an HLF grant. The sessions can cover anything you need help with, from sources of historic information to developing a budget. If you want to book a slot please contact Nicola Gauld or tel: 0121 464 3209.
Thursday 14 December 4-6pm (following the Stafford VCSE forum)
Support Staffordshire, Civic Centre, Stafford ST16 3AQ
Chat to HLF about support for projects to explore and remember the First World War. To book a slot please email email@example.com