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MoneywiSE: The 2012 East Kent Funding Fair
Friday, 26 October 2012 from 09:00 to 16:00 (BST)
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
MoneywiSE: The 2012 East Kent Funding Fair
St George’s C of E Foundation School, Broadstairs
26th October 2012
This event is aimed at supporting the voluntary sector in Thanet and East Kent wide.
The Fair will be a practical day to assist and support people working in the third sector with funding information and advice, grants and contracts applications, and guidance on setting up successful trading businesses. The event, which will be opened by Laura Sandys MP, will include 1-1 advice sessions, interactive workshops (see below for details), presentations from keynote speakers from the public and private sector and a Big Lottery workshop with Kate Sawdy. The Fair will also provide networking opportunities via exhibition stands on funding organisations and grant making trusts. The delegate admission charge will include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.
Guest Speakers Include:
Laura Sandys, MP
Graham Razey, East Kent College
Glenn Austin, Big Lottery Fund
David Foley, Thanet and East Kent Chamber
and Keith Harrison, Action with Communities in Rural Kent
Workshops (to be booked in advance)
- A - Grants and Loans: What's available, how to apply
with Jacqui Ward, KCC East Kent Expansion Loan Fund
Andy Ball and Sarah Thomas, Advice Partnership for East Kent (APEK)
- B – Fundraising: Other ways of raising money – donations, campaigns, legacies and raising your public profile.
With Dr. Beth Breeze, University of Kent Philanthropy Centre
Simon Dolby, CEO KM Charity Team
David Terry, Director, East Kent Voluntary Action Support
- C – Social Enterprise: Start up a trading business, business planning.
With Jason Martin, CEO Kent CAN
Andy Garrett, Kent Community Foundation
Plus! Compact presentations with Sue Beer from CaseKent
One to One Sessions Include:
- Social Enterprise with Janette Beetham, Business Advisor/Counsellor
- Funding and Development with Peter Dyer, Funding and Development Officer, Advice Partnership for East Kent (APEK)
- Loans with Charity Bank
- Awards for All with Sue Tucker, CaDVAS
- Funding and Project Development with Richard Bartley, Rural Development Action
- Funding, Business Planning and Business Start-Up with Corinna Hartwig, Director Support 4 Community Projects LTD
Plus! Business Development, Accounts and Legal Advice
About the Presenters:
David Foley, Thanet & East Kent Chamber:
David Foley is Chief Executive of Thanet & East Kent Chamber Ltd, Director of Academy FM, Director of East Kent Chamber Ltd, President of the Dover Arts Festival, an Industrial Professor at East Kent College, Chief Executive of the Dover District Chamber of Commerce established in 1850, a Director of Dover People's Port trust Ltd and Chairman of the National War Memorial. He sits on the Marlowe Innovation Centre steering committee and is a member of the Thanet Local Children's Trust. He represents local companies on the Thanet Regeneration Board. David is also Chairman of the monthly East Kent Business Advisory Clinics and is the editor of the business bulletins, the Thanet & East Kent Insider and Dover Business News. In early 2012, he joined the board of Hilderstone Arts Trust and Dover Counselling Centre. David is often invited to speak on business issues and appears regularly on television and radio.
Glenn Austin, Big Lottery Fund Policy & Learning Officer:
Glenn is a Policy and Learning Officer at the big Lottery Fund. He has been at the South East Office since October 2011. Glenn has previously worked at the Government Office for the South East, leading on policies and programmes to help vulnerable people, especially child poverty, homelessness and worklessness. He also has experience of volunteering as a fundraiser for a youth homeless charity.
Jason Martin, Kent CAN:
Jason Martin spent the first ten years of his working life in a number of business development and management positions across Europe, including a period running his own furniture design and assembly business. Since joining the Kent and Medway VCS in 2002 Jason has committed himself to building the county's social economy; heading up the East Kent Enterprise Gateway service and founding CAP Enterprise (Kent) cic - a social enterprise support organisation.
Jason joined Kent CAN in June 2012 and is determined that the organisation and its infrastructure partners will play a significant role in growing and strengthening the voluntary and community sector in order to meet the diverse needs of the County.
Dr. Beth Breeze, University of Kent:
Dr. Beth Breeze began her career as a fundraiser for a youth homelessness charity, and has since worked in a variety of funding, research and charity management roles. She is now a researcher within the Nation Centre for Charitable Giving and Philanthropy and recently co-founded the Centre for Philanthropy at the university of Kent, where she also teaches courses on fundraising and philanthropy.
Andrew Garrett, Kent Community Foundation:
As a relationship manager with the banking sector, including the co-operative, Alliance & Leicester and NatWest, Andy brings direct experience of dealing with charity, voluntary and community groups from start up to nationally known bodies.
Simon Dolby, KM Charity Team:
The KM Charity Team organises collaborative events to support the charitable sector with its fund raising. The charity is linked to the KM Group and delivers a number of community services on its behalf.
Peter Dyer, Advice Partnership for East Kent (APEK):
APEK is a membership charity working to increase access services for local people in East Kent. APEK has over 120 member organisations including advice centres and frontline organisatons supporting people who need access to advice. APEK's funding and development work helps to bring in funding for advice services and advice projects, by supporting joint projects between partners and providing consultancy support. Although Peter's focus is on advice services, he will be pleased to discuss and provide feedback about any funding proposals attendees are working on.