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THE RIGHT START: Monitoring and Evaluation

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.


100% of previous participants said they would recommend this course.  


Who should attend:

This session is aimed at managers, project officers and anyone with responsibility for monitoring and evaluation.

Overview

Personal Independence Payment – Application and Challenging Decisions

  • £75 Voluntary Sector / Not-for-Profit
  • £100 Statutory Sector / Local Authority / For-profit organisations

Gain an enhanced understanding of the process and the main drivers and how to effectively and efficiently challenge DWP decisions at all levels; applications/form filling, understanding the descriptors, Mandatory Reconsideration, successful Appeals, Tribunals and Upper Tribunals. This full day of training will successfully equip staff enabling them to support customers with all parts of the claimant journey.

Grants Deadline - 1 December 2018

Deadlines Approaching for Tamworth Borough Council Grants – 1 December 2018

Tamworth Borough Council give grants to voluntary organisations to help groups develop. A maximum award of £500 per application can be awarded, although figures exceeding this amount can be considered in exceptional circumstances.

Tamworth Borough Council also support local arts initiatives by providing grants to individuals or groups in Tamworth.

There are also grants available for Community Safety and Sport.

Thrive at Work Wellbeing Trial

Thrive at Work is a new workplace wellbeing programme that supports and encourages employers to improve the health and wellbeing offer to their employees. There are limited spaces left for the pioneering Thrive at Work trial so don’t miss out, be part of over 100 SMEs in the West Midlands who have already signed up and reap the benefits!

Community Led Housing Event

Shropshire Rural Community Council (RCC) is pleased to announce that it has secured an excellent line up of national and local speakers for their upcoming Community-led Housing (CLH) Conference. The event, aimed at the rural West Midland region, will take place on 19 September in Albrighton near Wolverhampton. It is part of a national programme of training events funded by the Nationwide Foundation and organised by Shropshire RCC on behalf of its regional ACRE Network partners.

Finance Support Services

Support Staffordshire offers one-to-one support on a bespoke basis; either as fixed surgery sessions hour by hour or as part of a longer term piece of consultancy support.  Our financial support services include:

Funding Advice Consultancy

Do you require a funding search with tailored bid writing advice?  Are you looking at diversifying your income streams and want some support?  We can support with a one-to-one session to enable you to consider all types of funding.