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CTWM AGM 2016 and Presentation

The AGM was held on March 22nd 2016 hosted by one of our land standing members BBC Children in Need, Mailbox, Birmingham. Members adopted a CIO constitution and change in name to WM Funders Network. A copy of the 2015 Annual Report can be downloaded here.     Annual General

Briefing: Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Resettlement

Charitable Trusts West Midlands Briefing on current Immigration, Asylum and Refugee Issues in the West Midlands  On WEDNESDAY 24th FEBRUARY 2016 Debbie Pippard, Barrow Cadbury Trust chaired presentations on: The Immigration Bill 2015, currently being considered in the House of Lords.

Small Trusts: How to deal with inappropriate applications

CTWM Roundtable Discussion: Wednesday 20th January 2016 Small trusts and foundations can feel overwhelmed with inappropriate applications. With limited resources to cope with the demand for grant support how can trusts and foundations share experience and learn about what works in the

CTWM Interest Groups

From 2016 the Executive Committee will introduce interest groups for members initially facilitated by Executive Committee members. Various members have indicated an interest in having periodic exchanges and sharing of developments, trends and issues within certain policy areas that re

West Midlands Funders Forum

WHO IS THE WEST MIDLANDS FUNDERS FORUM? The West Midlands Funders Forum (WMFF) was established in January 2014. It comprises of the West Midlands representatives of funders delivering support and funding to the voluntary sector across the West Midlands area. Its mission and purpose is

Supporting the use of digital technology in the third sector

Supporting the use of digital technology in the third sector – Not-for-profit expert Pauline Roche from RnR Organisation facilitated a discussion on 17th September 2015 as part of  our 2015 series of roundtable discussions at Harborne Parish Lands Charity. Pauline spoke about th

West Midlands Funding 15: CTWM 40th Anniversary Conference

Our annual conference on Thursday, November 12th 2015 is being jointly organised with SCVO Sandwell’s Meet the Funder 2015 in celebration of CTWM’s 40th Anniversary as ‘West Midlands Funding 15’. The conference and funding fair will be an opportunity to share a

Mapping the region – Funders Network Survey Extended Deadline to 16th October

Charitable Trusts West Midlands in conjunction with Regional Action West Midlands (RAWM), Black Country Funding Advisors’ Network and West Midlands Local Authority Funding Officers Forum is conducting a survey which forms part of an initial mapping exercise in the West Midlands

Charitable Giving: A social Investor’s perspective

CTWM Roundtable, Thurs Apr 23 2015 As a leading provider of support to social entrepreneurs in the UK,  Parminder Jutla, Development and Fundraising Co-ordinator, UnLtd spoke at CTWM’s roundtable discussion about their development and the challenges in supporting social entrepre