Date and time

Wednesday 17 July, 2019

11:45–16:30

Venue

The Business Centre

Church Street

West Bromwich

B70 8RP

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About this event

Creating the right funding mix

Learn from Locality experts about how to create the perfect funding cocktail – from loan finance to community shares. This interactive session will help you understand the available options. Hear from Coventry Priory about their hurdles in taking over the historic Coventry Priory and from our wonderful host, SWEDA

Hosted by Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA)
Based in West Bromwich for over 20 years, SWEDA has been providing support for their community around skills, education and employment. Hear their story of empowering local people to take control of their lives.

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Agenda

11:45 Arrival, coffee, welcome.
12:00 Locality Update
National updates from our Policy team and an overview of the day
Meena Bharadwa, Development Manager, Locality
12:10 Create the right funding cocktail for you.
Learn from Locality experts about how to create the perfect funding cocktail – from loan finance to community shares. This interactive session will help you understand the available options.
Meena Bharadwa, Development Manager, Locality
13:30 Networking Lunch 
A chance to chat to fellow members and Locality staff
14:30 SWEDA Our story
SWEDA has supported the local community for over 20 years, providing information advice and guidance for anyone looking to get back into work.
Davinder Kaur, CEO, SWEDA
15:10 Coventry Priory – Learning from our Heritage
Lessons learned from saving the Priory and turning it into a community led heritage museum.
Carole Donnelly, Coventry Priory
15:50 Open Space
Your chance to set the agenda. An ‘unconference’ session – with discussion on subjects that participants suggest.
Laura Warman, Membership Team, Locality
16:30 Ends
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Location

The Business Centre

Church Street

West Bromwich

B70 8RP