Participants at this Westminster Briefing will examine what is being done to promote volunteering; identify the best ways to access government funding; create investment opportunities and stimulate volunteer activity
Using money raised through the National Lottery, the Heritage Lottery Fund gives grants to sustain and transform our heritage. From museums, parks and historic places to archaeology, natural environment and cultural traditions we invest in every part of our diverse heritage
Community Matters has launched an online assessment tool to help groups demonstrate their social, economic and environmental impact. YourValue!site went live 8 November 2011. It can be found at www.communitymatters.org.uk/yourvalue.
Interest in a more ethical way to run businesses has started a revolution as socially-aware entrepreneurs have shown that mainstream business can have a social conscience and still be successful. The Social Enterprise Bootcamp will equip participants with the practical tools, techniques, models and mind-set to set up, or scale-up, their social enterprise.