Hva agm2010 - escc external funding

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Hva agm2010 - escc external funding

  1. 1. External funding in East Sussex Véronique Poutrel East Sussex County Council
  2. 2. Content This session will cover: • Stages of applying for funds • Where to get funding information from • What support is available • Practical advice
  3. 3. Context • Budget cuts • Lots of changes, pressures • BIG Society • More important to be able to write top class bids!
  4. 4. Stages of applying for funds • Need to be properly set up • Finding the funds • Evidence of need • Costing a project • Monitoring and evaluation
  5. 5. Finding the funds • Funding News • Grantnet • Funding enquiry search form • E-mail alerts • Networks • Funding guides
  6. 6. • Grants of between £300 and £10,000 • No deadline • No need for match funding • Can fund revenue or capital • All projects must meet at least one of four priorities • www.awardsforall.org.uk Awards for All
  7. 7. Sussex Community Foundation • For voluntary and not for profit groups including charities • Grants up to £5,000 • Different funds • http://www.sussexgiving.org.uk/apply-for- funding/our-application-process.php
  8. 8. Evidence of need • Relevant to the project • User involvement • Consultation • Previous reports, projects, research
  9. 9. Costing the project • Eligible costs • Core/project costs • Capital/revenue • Inflation, National Insurance, increments • VAT • Increase in activity • Evaluation, audit, dissemination
  10. 10. Monitoring and evaluation • Keep it simple • Set clear objectives • Plan the activities • Monitoring methods • Types of evaluation • Ways of evaluating
  11. 11. Support • Hastings Voluntary Action • Funding enquiries • Funding News • Training • Bid checking • Project monitoring/management • Publications
  12. 12. Thank you! Any questions?
  13. 13. Contact details External Funding Team East Sussex County Council County Hall – C8E Lewes BN7 1UE Tel: 01273 482859 E-mail: veronique.poutrel@eastsussex.gov.uk www.eastsussex.gov.uk/community/funding

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