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.

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Celebrating Small Charities!

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Small Charity Christmas Drinks

London - 6 December

Eventbrite - Small Charity Christmas Party - London

Marketing & Communications

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Basics of Brand Marketing - An IBM Marketing Matters Workshop

London - 6 December

Eventbrite - IBM Marketing Matters Series - Basics of Brand Marketing

Professional Skills & HR

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Introduction To Project Management - An IBM Charity Skills Masterclass

London - 11 February

Eventbrite - IBM Charity Skills Masterclass - Introduction to Project Management
Department for Culture, Media and Sport

DCMS Training 2017-18

We are please to have joined forces with the Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI), Localgiving and Charity Finance Group to deliver a two year grant from the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport of small charity fundraising training and support throughout 2017 and 2018.

The programme will include:

  • Face-to Face training in cities throughout the country.
  • Face-to-Face Workshops.
  • Telephone Advice Sessions.
  • 30 minute and 1.5 hour Webinars.
  • A Small Charity Fundraising Conference in Leeds.
  • Fundraising campaign planning support packages.
  • A skilled volunteering mentoring programme.
  • Bursaries to the FSI’s Fundraising Award Qualification which will be running throughout the year

For more information and to book, head on over to the FSI's website where you will need to register for free as a member first.


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Personal Productivity Workshops

Smarter Not Harder are leadership & management experts, who offer those working within UK charities free training to help them develop their skills and knowledge. They run regular personal productivity training sessions on important subjects such as coaching, set­ting expectations, managing performance, delegating, motivating others and time management (in a digital age).

Click here to find out more and book on their upcoming workshops. 

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 [email protected]


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