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  • How to Organise a Charity Event

    The main aim for a charity event is to raise as much money as possible, drum up support and promote your cause. However, you also want to attract guests to attend and make sure that the event is enjoyable. People need and enjoy having events on their calendars, but there are a large number of charity events out there - the trick is to make yours stand out. A charity event with a difference is also a clever way to attract the media to write about the cause - which expands your reach even further. It takes more than a big heart to organise a charity event - successful fundraising takes organisational skill and awareness of the legal issues that surround the charity sector. Here are some of the things to consider before you roll your sleeves up:

  • How to prepare for income generation

    This guide is written for community centres but will be useful to any small charity looking to generate income. Community centres are under pressure. To survive and grow, many are looking to reinvent themselves. They are working to attract new audiences and find regular and reliable sources of income rather than concentrating on fundraising. Before you start looking at opportunities to generate income, it is important to create the right culture. The following four steps will guide you on the right path.

  • Fundraising, finances and the future: four-in-one training pack

    Look after your organisation's fundraising, finances and future with this four-in-one training pack. Whether you're part of a small to medium-sized organisation or an individual looking to improve on your knowledge of charity sector funding and finance management - this course is for you. With more than two hours of content included, each of the four courses is broken down into easily digestible sections so you can study at your own pace - anywhere, anytime.

  • Investment types

    Guide to the different types of social investment and who provides them.

  • How to prepare for corporate sponsorship

    Understanding your corporate prospect and their objectives early on is a key factor in taking the relationship to the next level and leading to a successful partnership.

  • Upgrading IT systems with very limited resources

    Windmill Hill City Farm is a charity that provides recreation, education and therapy using food, farming and the environment as a theme. They share their experience on working with Technology Trust to set up their remote desktop services.

  • Opening a successful charity shop

    A Southend voluntary service on its experience of refurbishing part of its building to set up shop.

  • Introduction to sustainable funding

    This three part course will introduce you to the concept of sustainable funding and demonstrate how it can work for your organisation. You will learn about the main sources of income and their characteristics, and improve your knowledge of trends in the voluntary sector economy - and what that means for your organisation. You will also gain the skills to implement a more sustainable approach to funding in your work.

  • Financial responsibilities of the board

    An explanation of the key financial responsibilities held by the board in a non profit organisation.

  • How to develop yourself - with no budget!

    Training budgets are limited - or non existent now - so how can you develop yourself in the current climate?  Take charge by assessing your development needs and identifying ways to address those gaps!   There are also fewer opportunities to move job so it’s important to seek out and take up all opportunities to develop in your current role and help you be ready for your next one.  

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