It has been 11 months since they way we all work has changed, but here at VAAC our Development Team is still the same and are here to support and give advice to members who are working in what feels like an ever changing environment.
So if you want to check that your organisation has all its policies up to date and complies with new practices, if your delivery has shifted and you want to see what funding is available or if your new way of working needs new volunteers/trustees and you are not sure what skills you need, then get in touch with us now by filling out one of our Development Team Referral forms .
We are interested in finding out about the experiences of Black, Minority, Ethnic and Refugee Communities in Arun and Chichester of living in the local area and accessing the services and organisations that you need. We also want to find out good ways to communicate with you to ensure you get information that you need in a way that suits you.
Please fill in our questionnaire here
The questionnaire is currently available in the following languages: English, Polish, Lithuanian, Bengali, Mandarin, Portuguese and Arabic.
It will shortly be available in these languages: Bulgarian, Dari, Farsi, and Tigrinya.
If you would like the questionnaire translated into another language please email Stephanie and we will endeavour to provide it.
Zoom General Networking Meeting
Zoom - online
10am - 11.30am
We want to offer support by bringing our Members across Arun and Chichester (virtually) together. Come and chat with other organisations and share your experiences and knowledge.
Fundraiser Network Meeting– Meet a Funder–Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust
Zoom - online
10am - 12pm
We want to offer support by bringing our Members (virtually) together. Come and chat with other fundraisers as usual and share your experiences and knowledge.. We’ll also be joined by Sally Case from Ernest Kleinwort Charitable Trust (EKCT) to talk about their fund and how to write a funding application to them.
Digital Inclusion Conference
Online - via zoom
10am - 12pm
Keynote speaker: Robert Shapiro, Digital Social Inclusion Manager at Good Things Foundation. Rob is an experienced speaker and works with multiple teams across all sectors to ensure projects meet the needs of beneficiaries and maximise the benefits of hyper-local delivery. He has worked nationally with MIND and Homeless Link to support marginalised groups get online. His passion is to create a culture of digital skills support embedded into frontline services. His talk will demonstrate how digital inclusion can reduce loneliness and isolation and connect people to people, resources and information.