Upcoming Events

February 2020

Being an Even Better Board Member

Tuesday, 4 February, 2020 -
18:00 to 20:30

Looking at the range of responsibilities Board Members have in an organisation and building on the Being a Good Board member session, this course focusses beyond legal obligations and into best practice. Topics include resolving conflicts and working strategically...

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Setting up as a CIC

Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 -
12:30 to 14:00

Becoming a Community Interest Company (CIC) is an exciting step forward for groups or organisations that want to be a business and have social impact. However, you will need to think about some key issues first, to make sure you're doing the right thing for you and your social enterprise.

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Basic Bid Writing

Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

The course will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to write a small funding application.

What is the course about?

It can be hard to get funding for your group, and even small bids present a challenge if you aren’t sure of the right approach. This...

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Act Now! - becoming Carbon Neutral by 2030

Wednesday, 12 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

Bristol has declared a Climate Crisis and has committed to being carbon neutral by 2030. This will mean everyone in Bristol making a change and not continuing with ‘Business as Usual’.

This course will enable...

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Introduction to Financial Management

Thursday, 13 February, 2020 -
09:45 to 13:30

This course will give you an introduction to the basics around financial management for charities (legal requirements, SORP, best practice management reporting). You'll be led by an expert in charity finance and accounting, who can show you the ropes in just half a...

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Volunteers and The Law

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 13:00

This short briefing will contain the basic information required to ensure that you are operating within the law, as well as a chance to share experience with others.

What is this course about?

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Skills for Partnership Working

Thursday, 27 February, 2020 -
10:00 to 16:00

Partnership working is both an opportunity and a challenge. This 1 day session offers a chance to look in more detail at what the practical challenges of partnership are and the skills you need to meet them

What is the course about?

This course will identify and...

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March 2020

Business Planning

Tuesday, 3 March, 2020 -
10:00 to 15:00

At a time when so much is uncertain, especially Brexit, it can seem impossible to plan for your organisation's future; it's not as if you have a crystal ball. But that’s also an opportunity to take things into your own hands. The plan for Brexit will arrive from London via Brussels – in contrast...

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Essentials for Managing Staff

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 -
09:00 to 13:00

An opportunity to look at the various challenges in managing staff effectively and to develop skills and processes to enable this to benefit both the organisation and its staff members

What...

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So You're New to Fundraising?

Thursday, 12 March, 2020 -
12:30 to 14:00

A briefing on how to fundraise successfully, the different opportunities out there are the law surrounding fundraising

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