Community Fundraising – Wednesday 6 March, 10am – 1pm

Join us to look at some of  the different ways you can raise funds in your local community and learn about the importance of your network in the community.  This is a session suitable for any staff and volunteers that have responsibility for fundraising within their organisation.

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Data Protection – Making Sure You’ve Got It Right – 20 March, 10.30am – 4.30pm

In partnership with Superhighways and nearby CVS offices, we are pleased to offer a session to review and consolidate your data protection practice. It’s ideal if you have some responsibility for data protection at organisational or management level. Continue reading “Data Protection – Making Sure You’ve Got It Right – 20 March, 10.30am – 4.30pm”

Richmond May Fair – Book Your Stall

Charities and community groups can apply now for a free stall at this year’s Richmond May Fair.  The application period closes on 10 March. Continue reading “Richmond May Fair – Book Your Stall”

Productivity 101: How to Stress Less & Perform at Your Best- 30 Apr 2019

Back by popular demand!  Do you have too much to do and not enough time?  Are you a procrastinator?  Do constant interruptions distract you?  Book this practical training session to help you work effectively and get more done.  Find out more and book here.

 

Brexit Briefing from NAVCA

The National Association for Voluntary and Community Action (NAVCA) has produced a briefing paper which sets out some of the potential implications of the UK’s exit from the EU on VCSE organisations and the economy and public services.

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Developing a Volunteer Management Programme Part 1 – 11 April, 10am – 1pm

This is a bite size session for trustees, staff members or volunteers who have responsibility for recruiting and managing volunteers or who are thinking of using volunteers to support their work.

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Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust – Round 1 Application Period Open

The Austin and Hope Pilkington Trust funds charities that deliver children and young people’s projects.   They focus on three themes of Child Exploitation, Mentoring and Support and Clubs and Activities with priority for projects addressing mental health issues.

There are four grant rounds in 2019, as follows:

  • Round 1: 1-28 February,  0-11 year olds  – grants of £1,000
  • Round 2:  1-30 April, 0-11 year olds – grants of £5,000
  • Round 3:  1-31 July,  11-25 year olds – grants of £1,000
  • Round 4: 1-30 September, 11-25 year olds – grants of £5,000

If you have an operating income of £100k to £1 million you can apply for a grant of £1,000.

If you have an operating income of over £1million you can apply for a grant of £5,000.

For more information and to apply, visit the www.austin-hope-pilkington.org.uk.

Charity Governance Awards – nominate by 22 January

Do you know an exceptional trustee or trustee board?  If so, don’t miss out on the chance to recognise and reward their work and shine a spotlight on their success.

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Bothwell Charitable Trust – grants for children’s causes and disability

In 2016/17 the Bothwell Charitable Trust distributed £321,000 in grants, £79,000 of which went to children’s causes.

The panel meet in February/March so we recommend organisations submit their requests as soon as possible. There is no website and applications must be made in writing to:

Mr Paul Leonard James, The Bothwell Charitable Trust, 25 Ellenbridge Way, South Croydon, CR2 0EW.

Making Every Contact Count in Richmond – free online training

A series of short online training courses is available specifically to support people working on the frontline of our local communities.

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