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Progress Report

Report of the Chief Grants Officer & Director of City Bridge Trust (CGO)


The Committee received the regular progress report of the CGO and discussed the updates provided.


Brexit Update

The CGO that preparations for Brexit within the charity sector were gaining momentum, particularly for a no-deal scenario, with focus on resilience planning relating to food and medicine. The CGO would continue to update Members on this.


‘Telling Your Stories’ Screening at the Barbican

The CGO advised the Committee of the event taking place on Thursday 10 October and invited Members to attend, with diary invitations to be circulated.


Mission Statement

The CGO outlined the work undertaken with Renaisi and advised the Committee of the recommended change of wording to the mission statement.


Update on Responding to the Resilience Risk

The CGO advised the Committee of the work undertaken so far, which was having good traction within the sector. The CGO thanked the Chairman for his help so far and for attending the selection panel for proposals.


RESOLVED – That the City Bridge Trust Committee:


a)            Note the report, and


b)            Agree to change the wording of the City Bridge Trust mission statement so that the term ‘cohesive communities’ is replaced by ‘stronger, more resilient and thriving communities’.

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