Capacity Building: Actual Application – Project Overview Support

Join Kiera Killeen-Wolf and Lisa Stepanovic for this pre-application workshop. Several applicants have requested this workshop for guidance on how to answer specific questions in the application form. This interactive workshop will take you through the application with a step-by-step guide on answering the ‘Project Overview’ question (the question with the 1500-word limit). We’ll share tips on how to structure your answer. Then, we’ll open to a Q & A, where the team will be on hand to answer any questions.

This session will cover:

• What’s expected in the 1500 Project Overview question

• How to write a detailed and convincing Project Overview

• How to structure your answer

What else do you need to know?

When: Wednesday 7 September 2022 3pm – 4:30pm

Where: Zoom (Link to be emailed to you prior to the event)

This event is free and open to individuals, organisations and businesses working and living across the local communities in the London Boroughs of Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.

Please register your place and we will send you details about how to participate closer to the time. Places will be made available on a first come, first served basis.


About your Host:

The Foundation for Future London is pleased to be working with Lisa Stepanovic, who will be leading the Capacity Building Programme. Lisa is a working-class, award-winning social entrepreneur, experienced businesswoman, activist, and mentor who was born and raised in London’s East End. She is best known as the founder of Social Ark; Social Ark builds on Lisa’s many years of experience in running her own businesses and supporting hundreds of entrepreneurs on their journey, especially those from working-class backgrounds who often find themselves excluded from mainstream incubator and accelerator programmes.

Follow Lisa here: @Lisa_Stepanovic

About the Westfield East Bank Creative Futures Fund:

In 2020, Foundation for Future London, through funding from Westfield Stratford City, created the Westfield East Bank Creative Futures Fund – an ambitious five-year programme that aims to invest £10 million into the local communities of Newham, Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest. The Fund aims to support local organisations and individuals to create new jobs, learning, training, and educational programmes through the means of arts, culture, innovation, public realm and creative placemaking. The Fund aims to transform and catalyse the lives and careers of people across east London by putting funding, resources and support straight into local people’s hands.

Year 3 of the Westfield East Bank Creative Futures Fund has now opened. With the generous donation from Westfield Stratford City, Year 3 of the fund will continue to provide new jobs, learning, training and educational programmes through the means of arts, culture, innovation, public realm and creative placemaking

We are continuing our partnership with Lisa Stepanovic, who will be hosting a series of capacity building events, starting with pre-application workshops, as part of our ongoing Capacity Building Programme.

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