One East Midlands’ annual conference for the VCSE will debate major issues facing the sector – focusing on some key themes, and look at national, regional and local responses; including:

  • European Funds – a significant part of VCSE delivery, is tapering to an end by 2022. Their replacement will be a new Shared Prosperity Fund but how successful is the VCSE at influencing this replacement fund
  • Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEP) are rewriting their Strategic Economic Plans. How are the needs and priorities of the VCSE being embedded
  • Building links between Health and Wellbeing provision and economic planning. How is this happening, what are the implications and how can the VCSE influence