VAI Events June/July update


Advice and Support 1-to-1 session for voluntary and community organisations
Voluntary Centre Islington 
Wednesday 16th June 2021: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Voluntary Action Islington provides free help to support the development of smaller Islington based community organisations. An initial session via zoom or a phone call can last for up to 45 minutes and a follow-up meeting can be provided if necessary. If you would like help with developing your organisation, starting a new community organisation, Fundraising, Governance, Business Planning or anything else, please do book a session here

Tender Opportunity 2122-0032 Young Islington
Voluntary Centre Islington 
Wednesday 16th June 2021: 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Voluntary Action Islington and The Children and Young People’s Voluntary Sector Forum are hosting 2 sessions for organisations that would like to know more about this tendering opportunity. More information about the tendering opportunity and book tickets here If you cannot make that the 16th June meeting there is another one on Thursday 17th June 2021: 4:00PM – 5:30PM. Register your space here.

Islington and Camden June 2021 Volunteering Fair
Voluntary Centre Islington 

Thursday 17th June 2021: 12:30pm – 2:00pm
Join us at our Islington and Camden June 2021 Volunteering Fair co-hosted by us and Volunteer Centre Camden. Ten organisations will be participating; recruiting volunteers and delivering a brief pitch of opportunities and benefits. More information and book your tickets here 

Practical Fundraising Skills Training
Voluntary Action Islington & Epitome Consultancy and Training

Wednesday 23rd June 2021 & Friday 25th June 2021: 10:00am – 1:00pm
Voluntary Action Islington, in partnership with Epitome Consultancy and Training, have an exciting training plan that is available to voluntary and community groups in Islington at a discounted price. This two half-day course will help you to learn how to set the groundwork, setting the budgets, researching funders, how to write an effective funding application and diversifying your income. All of the sessions will be held on zoom, with a maximum of 3 hours per day. Book your ticket here. Find more training courses click here

The National Lottery Community Fund – 1-to-1 surgeries
Voluntary Centre Islington 

Tuesday 13th July 2021: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Voluntary Action Islington runs 1- to -1 surgeries every 2 months with the National Lottery Community Fund towards the end of the month. The aim of these 1-to-1 sessions is to provide groups wishing to make an application with a review of their ideas and direction on what the National Lottery Community Fund is looking for in an application and on their priorities. They will also provide direction as to what groups will need to do if they progress onto the other stages of the application process. The sessions are 45 minutes and the appointment times are 10am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. Book a session here