Come along and meet funders who are actively investing in community groups in your area at our Funding Fair.

Why attend? 

This event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Float your ideas past potential funders
  • Get tips on what projects funders are looking to invest in
  • Get tips on what makes a good funding application
  • Find out how VAL can help you to succeed in your future bids

You have the choice of booking onto either the morning or the afternoon session:

Option 1
9.30-10.00: Registration and networking
10.00-12.00: Funding Fair

Option 2
12.00-12.30: Registration and networking
12.30-2.30: Funding Fair

Please note only 2 people per organisation will be allowed to book on. Groups are welcome to drop-in throughout the event as they wish.

Who will be there?

Organisations confirmed so far include:

  • Lloyds Foundation
  • Big Lottery
  • Sport England
  • Shire Community Grants
  • Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation
  • The Office of the Police & Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire
  • Heritage Lottery Fund

You'll also have the opportunity to see the services VAL can offer to support your group, including:

  • Funding Toolkit 
  • Volunteering Team
  • Training 

Book your place now to avoid disappointment.

Find out more

If you have queries, please contact us.