BCM: Funding – where to start? For Selly Oak NNS groups

Funding: where to start? For all groups funded by Selly Oak Neighbourhood Network Scheme

Who is this event for?

This online session is for Selly Oak Neighbourhood Network Scheme (NNS) grant holders, past and present.

About this event

This online meeting is aimed at groups and organisations funded by the Selly Oak Neighbourhood Network Scheme (NNS) for delivering activities for people aged 50+ in the Selly Oak constituency*.

In this online, small group session, we’ll explore ways to find funding opportunities and complete grant application forms.

Perhaps you’re completely new to funding applications, you’ve been unsuccessful in the past, or you’d like a refresher? Whatever your reason for attending, this will be a friendly, informal session to get you up and running. Together we’ll explore ways to find out about relevant grants, and go through the questions that a typical application form will ask. In turn, you can ask us as many questions as you wish.

Our aim is that you’ll come away feeling confident and even excited about applying for funding to boost your small community group or project.

*That’s groups in Billesley, Bournbrook, Selly Park, Bournville, Cotteridge, Brandwood, Kings Heath, Druids Heath, Monyhull, Highters Heath, Kings Norton North, Stirchley, Weoley and Selly Oak.

Birmingham Community Matters (BCM) helps people to start and run small voluntary or community organisations. We do this through our ‘peer to peer network’, by bringing people together to share their knowledge and experience.

Our motto is: Everyone has something to learn and everyone has something to teach.

The session will be informal and friendly, creating a supportive space for sharing experiences and asking questions from groups in a similar position.


We will send you a Zoom link to access the meeting on the day of the meeting.

If you’re nervous about video calling please don’t worry, get in touch with us. We are here to help you.

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