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Support Staffordshire AGM

The AGM will be held in conjunction with a talk from Garry Jones Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire entitled:

‘Commissioning Angst – placing cost above the relationship’,

which will follow the formal (and brief) business of the AGM and an update on Support Staffordshire.

The AGM is a great networking opportunity as well as an opportunity to meet staff from Support Staffordshire and find out more about how they can support you organisation.

New Creative People and Places 2019

In January 2019, a new round of Creative People and Places funding opens. We will be allocating £24 million for this new programme of funding between 2019-2023 to places identified as the 'least engaged' in arts and culture across England, according to the Active Lives survey November 2015 to May 2017.

Areas eligible in this new round include Staffordshire Moorlands, Newcastle under Lyme, East Staffordshire, Cannock and Tamworth.

Details of previous/current projects

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust Patient Engagement Event

Our new Trust is on a journey to provide Exceptional Care Together – and we want you to be part of it. We’re keen to hear from those of you who would like to get more involved in shaping the future of UHDB.

The Trust are hosting a patient engagement event on:

Thursday 8 November 2018, 6.00pm until 8.00pm

Burton Town Hall, King Edward Place, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2EB

Want to find out more or interested in attending?

Support Staffordshire makes formal complaint to Big Lottery and warns sector to watch out for silly funding criteria

Support Staffordshire, like many voluntary organisations gets turned down for funding, but we rarely get told we failed on eligibility criteria. Yet when its application for the recent Big Lottery, Building Connections Fund was rejected, it was on precisely these grounds. The funder told Support Staffordshire it had failed to satisfy the criteria of providing a budget that showed its intention to spend 20% of the grant by the end of March 2019.

East Staffordshire VCSE Locality Forum

This forum is facilitated by Support Staffordshire (East Staffordshire).

Who should attend:

All voluntary and community organisations that have local knowledge of the local community and their service users.

Benefits of attending:

  • Find out about how Support Staffordshire can support your group
  • Have your voice heard
  • Share information and network with voluntary sector colleagues.

Presentations will include information from:

Staffordshire County Council Focus Groups

Here at Staffordshire County Council we are working on building a new relationship with the people of Staffordshire. By this we mean helping Staffordshire residents to have more personal responsibility and enable them to help out others in their community.  We have designed a number of ‘asks’ for people within Staffordshire that we hope communities will understand and feel they are able to do in day to day lives, in order to help make Staffordshire an even better place to live. 

Community Enabler service - local expressions of interest wanted from organisations in Burton

Could your organisation contribute to a collaborative style approach to improve outcomes for families with dependent children in Burton-upon-Trent?

In East Staffordshire, Staffordshire County Council wish to commission a consortium of providers that will deliver a Community Enabler Service focusing upon the following 4 themes:-