The Fore - In from the cold: Working together to develop the voluntary sector in Havering

In this session, The Fore will discuss the key features and findings of their pilot programme in Havering and showcase how this model could be replicated in partnership with other London boroughs.

In January 2020, following the London Funders ‘Cold Spots’ study and subsequent meetings, The Fore launched the Havering Funding Programme (HFP). The programme is a unique collaboration with Havering Compact and the London Borough of Havering. The aim was to demonstrate that, through The Fore’s collaborative approach to grant giving, charities and social enterprises in Havering could access both funds and tailored support. 

An initial assessment of the programme has found significant impact on the amount of funding reaching Havering, which in turn is strengthening the Voluntary and Community Sector.  In this session, we will discuss the key features and findings of the pilot and showcase how this model could be replicated in partnership with other London boroughs.

Click here to register your attendance at Working together to develop the voluntary sector in Havering. 

Speakers
Mary Rose Gunn
Chief Executive, The Fore
Jerry Haley
Senior Community and Resilience Officer, London Borough of Havering
Caroline Forster
Project Lead, Havering Funding Programme
Sheila Keeling
Chief Executive, Addup
Lorraine Clear
Manager, Home Start Havering

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