Upcoming events...

If you’re looking for inspiring, useful yet affordable training, check out our upcoming events below. All of these are specifically tailored for small charities, and as well as learning new skills you’ll have the chance to meet and share ideas with others from the sector.

The essential guide to good governance workshop

London: How to govern your charity well - 6 May

First Friday Fundraising

London: How fundraisers can harness wealth in the UK - 6 May

How to run effective board meetings workshop

London: Productive meetings to best benefit your charity - 17th May 

How to build a one page business strategy

London: How to simplify planning for your charity - 19th May 

Supercharge your social media workshop

London: How to boost your charity's social media accounts - 20 May

DIY PR workshop: 

London: How to Raise your Charity’s Profile in the Media - 10 June

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IBM "Charity Skills Masterclass" Series 2016

We are pleased to welcome the return of the IBM workshops due to popular demand. 
Places are limited for each workshop so please book quickly to avoid disappointment!  

London: Measuring Impact - 13 May 2016

London: Introduction to Project Management - 6 June 2016

London: Selling Techniques - 6 July 2016

London: Introduction to Project Management - 28th October 2016

IBM "Marketing Matters" Series 2016 

Basics of Social Media 

London: - 20 October 

London: - 24 November 

Basics of Brand and Marketing 

London: - 23 September 

London: - 8 December 


Free Small Charities Fundraising Training Programme delivered by the Foundation for Social Improvement 

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This programme is supported by The Cabinet Office and delivers fundraising training workshops across the country. Places are limited and demand is high so be sure to book yourself a space!

London: 24-26 May 2016 (three day event)

A further event is to be scheduled for London before the end of June 2016 – contact the FSI on admin@thefsi.org to register your interest. 


Crowdfunding workshops and webinars delivered by GlobalGiving UK 

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This programme is supported by The Cabinet Office allowing discounted fundraising training to be delivered across the country. Places are limited and demand is high so be sure to book yourself a space!

Crowdfunding Workshops:                        Crowdfunding Webinars:

Liverpool: 10 March 2016                            24 March 2016 

Manchester: 11 March 2016                        6 April 2016 

Southampton: 14 March 2016                     13 April 2016 

Norwich: 16 March 2016                              28 April 2016 

Swindon: 6 April 2016                                  11 May 2016 

Plymouth: 7 April 2016 

: 21 April 2016 

Doncaster: 22 April 2016 

Newcastle: 4 May 2016 

Leeds: 5 May 2016 

Birmingham: 12 May 2016  

Leicester: 18 May 2016 

Where else to go...

The FSI for all manner of free training including fundraising, marketing and demonstrating impact

The IoF that has a number of very affordable OCS-funded fundraising training

Or contact your local CVS, Volunteer Centre, Voluntary Action etc to see if they deliver any training. Simply type your local area + CVS into a search engine to find your local infrastructure organisation.

If you would like to add or suggest a training provider that offers good quality and affordable training to charities, please contact info@smallcharities.org.uk

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