Important Reminders

Shropshire Safeguarding Boards’ Exploitation Conference
Thursday 8th November
Members of Shropshire VCS Assembly are invited to attend Shropshire Safeguarding Boards’ Exploitation Conference on Thursday 8th November at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Montgomery Waters Meadow, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY2 6ST. Due to limited spaces 15-19 VCSA members are able to attend. Places are filling up quickly so if you are interested in attending please email vcsassembly@shropshire.gov.uk as soon as possible.

Community Foundation Grant Schemes for Shropshire
Two grant schemes are available for VCS organisations across Shropshire. The schemes are delivered by Staffordshire Community Foundation.

  • #iWill is a programme supporting youth led projects, awarding grants up to £1000 to £5000 encouraging Youth Social Action. The first round has recently closed but a second round closes in December. Find out more here:
    https://staffsfoundation.org.uk/iwillshropshire/
  • The Tampon Tax Community Fund is a programme awarding grants for organisations who support women and girls. Grants of between £5000 and £10,000 are available for up to 12 months. Closes 5th November. Find out more here: https://staffsfoundation.org.uk/tampon-tax-shropshire/

Ethical Property Foundation – Managing Asset Transfers for your Community
Venue: Council Chamber, Shirehall, Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6ND
Date: 7 December 2018
Times: Workshop incl. Lunch 10am – 1.30pm and 1:1 Advice Clinic – 1.30pm – 3.30pm Book: Email to VCSAssembly@shropshire.gov.uk
To book please provide the following details: name; organisation; email and telephone contact details; any dietary or other requirements; and whether or not you require an advice session in the afternoon.

Shropshire Disability Network Auction
On Saturday 20th October, SDN will be holding an Auction at Radbrook Community Centre, Calverton Way, Shrewsbury SY3 6DJ. You will be able to browse from 5 pm-6pm. The Auction starts at 6 pm. Refreshments will be available. If you would like to donate an item, please contact Ruby by calling/texting 07780 852229 or Ann on 07398 350255, alternatively email admin@shropshire-disability.net Further information can be found at this link: https://shropshiredisability.net/sdn-auction/

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