Each briefing session lasted 30 minutes, giving the speakers an opportunity to share their information and resources and answer any questions. Each delegate had the chance to attend up to three briefing sessions during the conference.
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Diversifying Funding including Gift Aid
Speaker: Kerry Donati, Funding For All
Find out how to diversify your funding and fundraising in order to increase your organisation’s resilience. Kerry will also touch on the free support they provide to improve an organisations confidence in developing a fundraising strategy, writing bids, or developing a new strand of funding income.
Supporting charities with loans
Speaker: Carolyn Sims, Charity Bank
Find out about the support provided to charities and the latest loan funds to help make buildings more energy efficient and to support those organisations who are directly helping those affected by the cost-of-living crisis.
Supporting grassroots clubs, groups and community organisations
Speaker: Carley Miles, Active Kent & Medway
Learn about the free resources, workshops and CPD available to support clubs and community organisations.
Inspiring participants to become the future workforce
Speaker: William Lee, Sports Connect
Explore how Sports Connect have used their 3-tiered approach to create the right environment to upskill young people from a challenging start point. Consider how you can grow your own workforce or connect with others for future opportunities.
Inclusion and Safeguarding when working with Adults
Speaker: Bianca Logronio, Active Kent & Medway
Reflect on how your organisation is actively demonstrating a commitment to inclusion, and how this is related to safeguarding. Active Kent & Medway will showcase some of their work on the Safeguarding Adults Framework, share resources and present a call to action for Safeguarding Adults Week 2023.
Beyond the Funding, Sustaining your Programmes
Speaker: Rupa Sen, Medway Diversity Forum
Hear how Medway Diversity Forum have sustained their programmes beyond the initial funding by empowering participants, connecting with other organisations and linking to wider networks.
Reducing the Activity Gap using doorstep sport
Speakers: James Gregory, Streetgames plus Prince Adeola and Yetunde Adeola, Youth Ngage
An introduction to the Sport 4 Good Network (S4G) that connects organisations working with young people. Hear from Youth Ngage who have used doorstep sport to add to their community activities for young people and accessed youth Justice funding as a result of their connections through the S4G network.
Establishing, maintaining and sustaining inclusive partnerships
Speakers: Tom Tsangarides and Mel Tsangarides, Inclusive Sport
Inclusive Sport will share their experience of developing local inclusive partnerships with organisations that support people from vulnerable groups or special populations such as later life adults and people with disabilities.
Everyday Active as an effective social prescribing tool
Speakers: Andrea Murphy, Active Kent & Medway and Tom Marley, Played
Learn how to use the Everyday Active website as an effective social prescribing tool and discover the benefits of the activity finder and how to add activities to this free resource.
Spread the word to Live Longer Better
Speakers: Michelle Bird, Active Kent & Medway, Annie Holden, Active Partnerships and Nikki Chawner, Medway Public Health
Find out about the Live Longer Better revolution and how you can get involved. Hear about the successful older adult campaigns in Medway, helping people to live longer better.