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Hello, and welcome to our newsletter.

On Thursday we were thrilled to formally announce gofod3, a brand new third sector event for Wales which will take place on 7th March 2017. Unlike any other event in Wales, this will be our space to learn from each other, to motivate and inspire one and other. A rare opportunity for the third sector to come together for free and effect change in Wales. Find out more here.

We were also extremely pleased to announce that our new EU funded Social Business Growth Fund is now open for applications. The fund will support social business in Wales financially to enable them to grow and create job opportunities.

Enjoy the newsletter, and we’ll see you all again next week.

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Employability And Skills In Wales Regional Event

WCVA’s Third Sector European Team (3-SET) are hosting four regional events to provide an update on the changing landscape around Employability and Skills in Wales and how European funds are currently contributing to addressing key issues.

Environet and WCVA go green for Go Green Day

Last month along with organisations across Wales we celebrated Go Green Day. In our latest blog Environet Cymru’s Chloe Jenkins tells us what it’s all about.

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A chance to promote your services online

Infoengine is a directory of third sector services in Wales, developed by the third sector.

Select Committee comes to Cardiff

The House of Lords Select Committee on Charities is visiting Cardiff to hold a roundtable discussion with small charities.

National Assembly for Wales: Consultation on the implications for Wales of Britain exiting the European Union

Have your say. Help us inform our response.

Social Business Growth Fund now open

Putting money to work in communities.


Transform Foundation invites UK applications for Website Grants

The Transform Foundation is a registered charity whose money comes from philanthropists and trusts with an interest in improving the not-for-profit sector’s use of digital.

Co-op Local Community Fund

Small, locally based voluntary and community groups including registered charities, small charities registered with the HMRC for tax, CASCs, churches that are ‘excepted’ charities, scout and guide groups can apply for grants to support projects which benefit the local communities around Co-op food stores and funeral homes.

Training and events

Mechanisms for working together

To provide participants with the tools and knowledge to make informed decisions about whether and how to work with other third sector organisations to deliver services.

Webinar: PQASSO

3-SET will be hosting a PQASSO webinar in collaboration with NCVO.

Webinar: Planning and writing successful funding bids

The webinar will provide participants with knowledge and tools to help produce compelling funding applications.

Policy and politics

This week’s Consultation Bulletin highlights

Another chance to have your say on Gift Aid.

Sector gives evidence to Finance Committee

Third sector stakeholders attended a session to feed back their thoughts on the draft Budget to the Finance Committee.

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