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Meet the Funder: Heart of Bucks – Online Zoom Event

If your charity serves Buckinghamshire and you are looking to apply for funding with Heart of Bucks, join us for our next FREE Meet the Funder event on 7th July (1pm – 2:30pm). In the 90-minute session you will have the opportunity to meet your local funding officer, gain information on a range of grants and loans available to Buckinghamshire charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises (VCSEs), and get tips and insights on how to submit a good application.

About this event

This virtual event is your opportunity to meet Programme Officers from Heart of Bucks and learn about the grants and loans currently available to charities, Community Interest Companies (CICs), and other community and social enterprise organisations.

Come and learn more about these funding programmes, get to know the teams that support you and ask questions that help you understand whether your initiative, group activities and needs match the funding criteria.

What will you take away from this event

This session will give you a greater understanding of what it is like to work with Heart of Bucks. You will find out what makes a good application and gain an insight into how Heart of Bucks is looking to support smaller local charities and not-for-profit organisations.

We will be joined by Catherine Miller, Heart of Bucks’ Programmes Officer, who will provide further information about the funding opportunities and the eligibility criteria, tips on applying, the application process and timescales, and about how you can make the most of your application.

About the Fund

Heart of Bucks provides a variety of grant and loan programmes for charities and community groups in Buckinghamshire.  This session will cover each of the funding opportunities in brief.

Who should attend?

All Buckinghamshire-based not-for-profit groups, such as voluntary and community groups, charities, constituted groups, Community Interest Companies, and other types of social enterprise, are invited to attend.

This event is ideal if you have a project in mind and it provides an opportunity to ask the funder directly any questions you may have.

Next steps

If your organisation serves Buckinghamshire and you would like to join this Meet the Funder session, please read the information about Heart of Bucks eligibility criteria before booking your place. Please note that places are limited to 25 and that priority will be given to charities and not-for-profit organisations which have not previously been successful with Heart of Bucks.

For any questions about this event please contact 0300 1111 250 or 

Further funding resources can be found on our dedicated Funding support for groups page, Local funding opportunities page or book a one-to-one support session with one of our VCSE officers.

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