Janette Vizard, our Grants and Social Value officer has been been shortlisted for a @womeninhousing award under the 'Most Effective Project in Improving the Lives of Women and Communities' category. We find out if we've won on 2nd November. #wih17 . Janette has been responsible for bringing in over £200,000 in grants in her first year in post, to be invested in the communities we serve. Examples of where the money has been spent include buying sets of indoor soft bowls for our elderly service schemes, helping tackle isolation and loneliness for older people, setting up judo and self-defence classes for girls and boys and providing brand new kitchen and toilet facilities for Brockworth Community Library.