Networks

Access specialist information, advice and training; exchange knowledge and experiences, learn about best practice; and network with others.

Volunteer Network – for those responsible for recruiting and supporting volunteers.
Contact Judith Holmshaw, County Volunteer Support Officer on 01768 800350

Third Sector Network – the mechanism for involving third sector organisations in planning – a network of networks
Contact Carolyn Otley, Engagement Team Manager on 01768 800350

Cumbria Action for Health Network – a network of third sector organisations with a health and wellbeing focus
Contact Jozi Brown, Senior Engagement Officer on 01768 800350

Safer Future Communities Network – a network of third sector organisations with an interest in community safety.
Contact Jozi Brown, Senior Engagement Officer on 01768 800350

Cumbria Arts and Culture Network – a network of third sector organisations with an interest in arts and culture.
Contact Jozi Brown, Senior Engagement Officer on 01768 800350


Upcoming Events

South Cumbria Third Sector Network Meeting

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Do you represent a Third Sector organisation in South Lakeland then why not grab a cuppa and come along to meet others in your area?

As a small group of voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise organisations we wanted to meet others working in the sector to help us come together to share practice and provide services locally in a linked up and connected way.

Volunteer Manager Network Meeting

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Join the next Volunteer Managers Network meeting to discuss Recruiting Volunteers and the current challenges recruiting and retaining volunteers. 

 

Carlisle Community Groups Network

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If you are part of a not-for-profit organisation or group that supports and works for people in the local community then please register!

The aim of the Community Group network is to be an informal space for groups to come together, share ideas and support each other. Community groups have always provided a valuable service to local communities, and in recent years have been invaluable in meeting the wide ranging emergency needs in response to the pandemic. The network is an opportunity to celebrate this work, while also providing a collaborative space for peer support.

Grant Finder Roadshow – Appleby

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Come along with your ideas, laptop or tablet and find out about sources of funding for your project or organisation.

After a brief demonstration, you will have the opportunity to carry out your own GRANTfinder search, and generate a report of results to take away!

Trustee Network (Management Committee)

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The Trustee Network brings together trustees & directors from different organisations to share experience, good practice, ideas and offer peer support.

At this network, John Holland will be sharing with you his expertise of being a trustee and will answer your questions. John is a highly experienced trustee and is currently the chair of Highlights Rural Touring, Carlisle & District Talking Newspapers, and Brampton Players (a local amdram group). He was also the chair of the Third Sector Network Executive for five years. His background is in commercial banking.

Employer Supported Volunteering Sub Group Meeting

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Join the next Employer Supported Volunteering Subgroup meeting, hosted by Cumbria CVS. This ESV Sub Group aims to bring together Volunteer Managers in Cumbria and businesses to further develop Employer Supported Volunteering in Cumbria.

Join us to find out more about Investors in Community (IIC). IIC is an online platform and aims to be the most effective way of connecting organisations, individuals, charities, and community groups to show that

Grant Finder Roadshow – Penrith

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Come along with your ideas, laptop or tablet and find out about sources of funding for your project or organisation.

After a brief demonstration, you will have the opportunity to carry out your own GRANTfinder search, and generate a report of results to take away!

Grant Finder Roadshow – Kirkby Stephen

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Come along with your ideas, laptop or tablet and find out about sources of funding for your project or organisation.

After a brief demonstration, you will have the opportunity to carry out your own GRANTfinder search, and generate a report of results to take away!