Social Investment represents a potential source of funds for some VCS organisations if they are undertaking some trading activity. Voscur has been working with several Social Investors to facilitate possible investments in Bristol VCS organisations.

Tuesday, 17 November, 2015 -
11:00 to 14:00

Voscur is working with the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to host an information event for equalities groups and organisations.

HLF funds a wide range of projects from £3,000 and upwards, that actively involve people in heritage. This can include, amongst other things: cultural traditions; histories of people, communities, places or events; languages and dialects; people’s memories and experiences.

HLF is keen to support the development of projects which achieve its outcomes from groups working with people:

Thursday, 19 November, 2015 -
10:00 to 13:30
Please note: the event venue has changed to Broadmead Baptist Church.
Please download and bring with you the attached documentation; Social Value Toolkit and Social Value Policy
  • Will Social Value give your organisation an advantage over the big fish?
  • Should most contracts go to small or local providers?
  • Is Social Value what your organisation does all the time?
Wednesday, 21 October, 2015 -
10:00 to 13:00

Please bring all queries, thoughts and concerns you may have regarding volunteer management. If you would like to send me discussion points in advance please do and I will ensure they are raised for you.

Attendance is open to Voscur and Volunteer Bristol members only ( see here for more information on joining ).

To book your place click here

Thursday, 8 October, 2015 -
10:00 to 13:00

Click here for more details and booking link - link

Thursday, 10 September, 2015 -
09:30 to 12:00

Developing a Learning City:  A partnership approach to Education in Bristol.

Speaker: Paul Jacobs, Service Director, Education & Skills, Bristol City Council

Bristol is aiming to be a Learning City – ‘a city that promotes learning and encourages a culture where everyone is proud to learn.  A city that supports the development of  a skilled workforce, making it a sustainable, diverse and enterprising place.’

This meeting will give an opportunity to find out about the Learning City Partnership and themed groups.  

Wednesday, 6 May, 2015 -
10:00 to 12:00

Children and Young People's Network Meeting:
Wednesday 24 February 2016, 10am - 12pm. Barton Hill Settlement, Ducie Road, Bristol.
Promoting the Power of Play

Bristol Play Network has been set up by local organisations that feel passionately about the importance and need for play.

Wednesday, 24 February, 2016 -
10:00 to 12:00

Children and Young People's Network Meeting

  For more information and how to book your free place, please click here - link

Wednesday, 14 October, 2015 -
10:00 to 12:00

Places are filling rapidly for this important half day event.
We have secured Mayor, George Ferguson and one of the City’s top four strategic Directors, Alison Comley, to attend this important event.

Thursday, 26 March, 2015 -
09:30 to 13:00

Thursday 23 April 9.30 – 12 noon
Venue - The Park, Daventry Road, Bristol BS4 1DQ.

Click here to book your place

Hear from Bev Atkins-Evans about local plans to deliver Better Care.

Thursday, 23 April, 2015 -
09:30 to 12:00


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