Smile's Community Development Team invites you to a special drop-in event, where we'll open doors to a world of opportunities that can transform your organisation, group, or local charity. The best part? It's all for free!

Pocklington event in December 2022

The team is on a mission to supercharge community organisations across the East Riding. We've teamed up with East Riding of Yorkshire Council to offer invaluable support that can breathe new life into your group or local charity. The event will feature a friendly and helpful lineup of partners eager to share their expertise with you too. You'll uncover the secrets to successful grant applications, access to health and wellbeing support, and valuable insights into digital inclusion.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday, December 7th, 2023

Time: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Location: Pocklington Rugby Club, Burnby Lane, Pocklington, YO42 2QB

What's on offer? 

  • Expert Governance Advice: Navigate the complexities of group management
  • Unlock the Treasure Trove of Grants: Discover funding opportunities for your cause
  • Free Equipment Hire Service: Access crucial resources without a financial burden
  • Attract and Manage Volunteers: Build a passionate volunteer team
  • Enhance Your Skills: Access tailored training opportunities

You'll also find out more about two fantastic grant opportunities:

The Community Action Grant:

Access up to £1,500 in funding for projects based on creating healthy, resilient communities who are ready to help others. This funding is managed by the HEY Smile Foundation and you will get advice and guidance on how to apply.

KCOM Digital Inclusion Grants:

Offering up to £25,000 in funding which can be accessed by groups or local charities in East Riding, Hull and North Lincolnshire. This grant focuses on promoting digital inclusion in the Humber region and to supports scalable, community-led digital inclusion ideas.

Can't make it to the event in person? 

Not an issue. You can arrange to make an appointment with the Community Development team at any time. We do ask all groups we help to be a member of Beecan - Smile's funding and support site. If you're not already a member already please take the time to register on the site-

Then please contact the the team directly by phoning 01482 590270 or email to to arrange and appointment.



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