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Small Charity Week Events

This is an events listing page for organisations to share their local Small Charity Week events.

Please note registration of new events for this year has now closed.

Hosting pop-up events in neutral spaces as a steppingstone to engagement

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

free

This one our hour zoom workshop shares practical learning from the Age UK Camden, Ageing Better in Camden programme (one of 14 Ageing Better programme areas funded by the Lottery Community Fund), to support community groups and organisations to find and engage the older people less likely to access formal groups, activities, services and support.

Utility and energy savings for UK charities

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

Join our free energy costs webinar!

Our friendly and approachable hosts (volunteer energy professionals and engineers from energyforcharity.org) will guide you through energy management strategies to reduce your utility bills.

Ask any questions and we will try to help.

'Energising Your Fundraising' Webinar During Small Charities Week

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau is a small charity, offering advice, training, resources and support to voluntary sector groups on funding and fundraising.

This special 90 min webinar is specifically aimed at small charities & groups to discuss and share some top tips and common mistakes in funding bids and other useful information.

[Southwark VCS only] - from governance & funding to mindfulness & volunteer support

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

We have a wide range of workshops to support Southwark’s amazing voluntary and community groups:
Monday 19th June
Find out what support & resources are available for voluntary & community groups with Gosia

Tuesday 20th June
Funding: How to build a case for support with Jeremy

Thur 22nd June
Introduction to Recruiting & Supporting Volunteers with Ruth


Meet the funder: easyfundraising, an alternative to AmazonSmile

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£0


With the closure of AmazonSmile, find out how your charity can use easyfundraising instead to benefit from donations from 7,500 other retailers.

We are passionate about helping the third sector thrive; that’s why we offer an easy, sustainable and low-effort way for your charity to fundraise for day-to-day running costs, projects, and so much more

SCW Free Goodie Bag

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Not quite an event... I've collated lots of my resources including webinars, templates, sketch notes AND MORE into a free goodie bag.

Exclusively available to small charities this week only.

Cowpats on the Common! (Have you got the bug?)

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£3

Join Stroud Valleys Project and Stroud Nature to get familiar with cowpats on Selsley Common! Cowpats are an essential part of the ecosystem of our commons, so why not come along and learn more?

This event is part of the Landscapes of the Lark festival, which is supported by the Cotswold National Landscape’s Farming in Protected Landscapes fund.

Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Access your FREE Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class:

This Masterclass will provide you with the practical tools to create your charities individual case for support, specifically for your corporate supporters. The session leads you through the practical steps to create a powerful and emotive fundraising proposition.

A Walk with the Blues

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£3

Join Butterfly Conservation and Stroud Valleys Project for a walk around Rodborough Common to see the variety of blue butterflies flying at this time of year, including the recently reintroduced Large Blue (as seen on BBC One’s Wild Isles). This event is in collaboration with the National Trust and Butterfly Conservation.

Image: Sean Nolan

'Energising Your Fundraising' - A special 90 min webinar for Small Charity Week

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

South Yorkshire Funding Advice Bureau is a small charity, offering advice, training, resources and support to voluntary sector groups on funding and fundraising to improve skills, confidence and knowledge.

This special 90 min free webinar is specifically aimed at small charities & groups to discuss and share some 'top tips' and 'common mistakes.'

The Funding Network's Summer Connector

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£10 contribution

TFN is a small charity that connects brilliant non-profits with donors that share their vision of a fair, inclusive and sustainable world through crowdfunding.

Join us at Rathbone Greenbank Investments to support Greener and Cleaner, Artistic Spectrum and Give a Book who will be pitching for £10,000 to raise funds for their vital work.

Foodbank

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Changing lifes forever foodbank

Responsibilities of Trustees

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

This session will provide an overview of the responsibilities every trustee has within their charity.

3 Cornerstones for Mighty Smalls: Governance, Finance, Fundraising

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Our expert panel will discuss top tips on getting each pillar right, but also how the pillars work to support each other, so that they can each thrive and make your small charity mighty!

We’ll cover key check lists to have in place as well as outlining the ways in which the cornerstones can work together. There will also be time for questions.

Funding for the Future 2023

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Hear about the different funding opportunities available to voluntary sector organisations and small groups in Sutton groups plus have your burning questions answered on the day directly from the funders.

This fast paced, informative event will have 10 funders speaking about the different opportunities they have available for Sutton groups.

Building a Group of Donors webinar

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

A free webinar for small charities and VCSEs who wish to build and maintain a group of donors.

We will explore how to build and maintain a group of donors, with a view to bringing in funding to your organisation. It will help you identify possible supporters, how to engage with them, and how to nurture positive long term relationships.

Cranfield Trust Charity Contact Day

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Cranfield Trust is the leading provider of pro bono management consultancy, mentoring and free business resources to welfare charities in the UK. We're offering two dedicated days of access to our popular On Call service for free immediate help, advice and guidance. Appointments are available throughout the day on Tues 20th and Wed 21st June.

Small Charity Comms Coaching with Bloomberg

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

To mark Small Charity Week and World Refugee Day, Media Trust is partnering with Bloomberg to offer small refugee charities the opportunity to attend an exclusive comms coaching event.

If your charity is looking to effectively communicate your story to reach and engage your target audiences or get your into the media, sign up for free.

How to create effective video content using your phone

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Join The Saltways team for a 60 minute workshop to learn the basics of how to create effective and high quality content using your phone.

Successfully Negotiating a Lease with your Local Authority….Live Seminar

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

In this live event hosted in partnership with Russell-Cooke solicitors learn about what:
- local authorities are looking to achieve
- you can you ask for and what to expect from your landlord
- trustees need to know about legal responsibilities as council tenants
- negotiating your lease successfully
- mistakes, and danger signals to avoid

Small International Development Charities Network (SIDCN) Festival

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

Join us for SIDCN’s very first Small Charity Festival! Taking place online, for free, during Small Charity Week all day on Wednesday 21st June.

Topics include risk management and best practise, engaging the public and changing attitudes, localisation and shifting the power, telling your story and lots of peer networking opportunities!

Goal Setting, Being Smart and Getting What You Want

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join Michelle Haycox from Orange and Blue UK delivers this workshop to provide you with skills to help you set goals and ensure that you achieve them.

Orange and Blue UK provide leadership programmes and coaching to the wider business community, so they have the expertise that can be applied to your charity to help you set clear goals.

Dancing With Parkinson's - William Loveless Hall, Wivenhoe, CO7 9AB

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free To Attend - Donations Welcomed

Dance and movement class appropriate for those living with Parkinson's, anyone living with a neurological condition, heart or circulatory disease and any companions who wish to experience it alongside them.

Classes involve an hour of various seated and standing exercises and conclude with a 30 minute social including a cuppa and a biscuit.

Peer networking for international development charities

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

As part of Small International Development Charity Network (SIDCN)'s Small Charity Week Festival, join us over lunch for a time of peer networking, including fun icebreakers, themed breakout rooms, and shared learning.

A great opportunity to connect with others working in the small international development charity space.

Lightning Reach Portal Demo

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£0

Small charities can find out how they can use the Lightning Reach portal to help people facing financial hardship find and apply for different sources of support - quickly, easily and securely, without needing to repeat details, while also streamlining grant/support admin and delivery for charities through innovative technology like open banking.

Small Charity CEO Mentoring 60 minutes

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£23

If you are a small charity CEO interested in trying mentoring for the first time or creating space just for you then click the link below today to register your interest.

This year, Cempta are offering 20 small charity CEO's the opportunity to have a 60 minute mentoring session for only £23.

This can be taken at any point in the year.

Ethical storytelling for small international development charities

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

As part of Small International Development Charity Network (SIDCN)'s Small Charity Week Festival, join us to hear from Chance for Childhood and join the conversation about how we use images and tells stories ethically in the international development sector.

Includes lots of opportunity to ask questions and learn more about this vital topic.

Public engagement with global development and small organisations

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

As part of the Small International Development Charity Network (SIDCN)'s Small Charity Week Festival, join us for a really insightful and informative session all around public engagement with global development and small organisations working internationally, from Development Engagement Lab.

There will also be a time of Q&A with the DEL experts.

Corporate Philanthropy Workshop

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Dermot Dennehy, CEO of Manage Remote Teams, delivers this free online workshop on their Corporate Philanthropy Programme where corporates can donate in exchange for participation in the programme at no cost to the charity. Hybrid working is becoming the norm, with charities already offering hybrid working as an option, so these skills are important.

Free One To One Fundraising Troubleshooting Session with Nova Fundraising

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Come and troubleshoot your fundraising challenges with us.

You can use the hour for any burning fundraising questions, tricky dilemma’s, or a sounding board for an exciting project.

Whatever is on your mind, Nova are in the wings and looking forward to chatting with you.

Reserve your spot now for this limited offer.

Connect with other small charity folk

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Please come along and connect with other small charity folk. We will facilitate a warm and welcoming virtual space so that you can connect and start up new conversations.

Courageous Leaders Forum - Setting boundaries as a third sector leader

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Animo Leadership run free monthly Courageous Leaders Forums for third sector leaders.

They are a space designed to create connection, share experience and overcome challenges with the support of experienced leadership facilitators and coaches.

This forum has been designed with small charity leaders in mind.

Free One To One Fundraising Troubleshooting Session with Nova Fundraising

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Come and troubleshoot your fundraising challenges with us.

You can use the hour for any burning fundraising questions, tricky dilemma’s, or a sounding board for an exciting project.

Whatever is on your mind, Nova are in the wings and looking forward to chatting with you.

Reserve your spot now for this limited offer.

SWIDN Small Charities Week Networking in Bristol

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join SWIDN during Small Charity Week for this informal networking session in the middle of Bristol.

Connect with other like-minded international development professionals and share your experiences.

This session is open to SWIDN members as well as non-members, please RSVP on Meetup. We look forward to seeing you there!

Websites Unlocked: Digital Drop-In

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Websites are essential for effective digital comms, but they can often be challenging to manage. During this Media Trust Digital Drop-In clinic, you’ll connect with a small group of charities who are facing similar issues and tackle them together. You’ll have a chance to ask your most pressing questions and get guidance from an expert volunteer.

Borrowing Money

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

This presentation will provide practical tips regarding taking on debt as a small charity, in the context of the challenging borrowing environment we currently find ourselves in.

DSC Insight Talk: New research on small grants

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join DSC during this year’s #SmallCharityWeek ‘learning day’ for a presentation and discussion on our new research findings regarding small grants!

Commissioned by the Armed Forces Covenant Fund Trust (AFCFT), this valuable research reveals new information on how charities are using small grants to support their operations.

Accepting crypto donations: The pros, the cons and the 'But why would we?"

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Everyone has heard about cryptocurrencies and blockchain - not always in a good way.

With a nod to the Charities Commission, this session will consider how accepting crypto donations, and the new, younger donors it attracts isn't just for mega-charities.

How blockchain enables so much more & what to look out for to make the experience a good one.

Optimise your Charity’s Website on a Budget

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join Media Trust for this free masterclass to learn top tips for optimising your charity’s website, with industry expert Thomas Nadin. This masterclass will help you to identify simple but effective changes you can make to improve your charity’s website, with little or no budget required!

Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Access your FREE Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class:

This Masterclass will provide you with the practical tools to create your charities individual case for support, specifically for your corporate supporters. The session leads you through the practical steps to create a powerful and emotive fundraising proposition.

RE:Generation Colchester - Enoch House, Colchester, CO4 3LH

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free To Attend - Donations Welcomed

RE:Generation classes welcome anyone who identifies as being in the older age range. Classes combine seated and standed dance and movement in a sociable, enjoyable and welcoming environment and conclude with a 30 minute social including a cuppa and a biscuit.

Carers and loved ones are always welcome to attend.

Dancing with Dementia - The Witham Hub, CM8 2YT

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free To Attend - Donations Welcomed

Classes offer a chance for participants to experience creative movement and dance with their companions, focusing on stimulation of the brain through movement, repetition, props and musical timelines.

The 60 minute dance and movement session concludes with a 30 minute social including a cuppa and a biscuit.

Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Access your FREE Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class:

This Masterclass will provide you with the practical tools to create your charities individual case for support, specifically for your corporate supporters. The session leads you through the practical steps to create a powerful and emotive fundraising proposition.

Senior's coffee meet-up

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free entry

Pennu Charity invites all seniors to join us for a delightful Coffee Get Together. Mark your calendars for Friday, June 23rd, from 11 am to 1 pm. Come and savor a cup of coffee, relish refreshments, participate in a light exercise session, and cherish wonderful moments with our loving and inclusive community. Don't forget to bring someone along!

Merry Wives of Windsor

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£8

Merry Wives of Windsor by William Shakespeare, Adapted by The Bloomin’ Arts Theatre Company.
Bloomin' Arts is a disability arts charity, driven by the voice of disabled adults, our Theatre Company are proud to present this witty, fun and colourful Shakespearean comedy which encompasses the old and modern that everyone will enjoy.


Hastings Voluntary Action Open House

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Join HVA for coffee and cake at our Open House during Small Charity Week on Friday 23 June 12noon-2pm.

We will be celebrating the work of small charities in Hastings, their challenges and successes, and how Hastings Voluntary Action helps them to set up and thrive.

Support Staffordshire Small Charities Week all day event

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£15 non Members £10 members with code

Our event is designed to help small charities gain more visibility and support from the community. We'll have a variety of activities and workshops to help you learn more about fundraising, marketing, and community outreach. You'll also have the chance to network with other small charities and share your experiences.

Small Charity, Outsize Impact: How events can elevate your income and more

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Learn how Child.org uses events to drive income, develop supporter networks and build our brand.

We're passionate about learning from you too, and would love you to join in the discussions - there plenty of opportunity to do so.

Bring your lunch if you fancy, or help yourself to the refreshments on offer (tea, coffee, sweet treats).

Free One To One Fundraising Troubleshooting Session with Nova Fundraising

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Come and troubleshoot your fundraising challenges with us.

You can use the hour for any burning fundraising questions, tricky dilemma’s, or a sounding board for an exciting project.

Whatever is on your mind, Nova are in the wings and looking forward to chatting with you.

Reserve your spot now for this limited offer.

Bolsover Voices and Volunteer Forum

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join us for the next Bolsover Community Voices and Volunteer Forum on Monday 19th June, from 3pm.

This will take place at the Post Mill Centre in South Normanton.

All VCSE organisasiotns and volunteer coordinators are welcome to attend to network, collaborate, share best practice and share updates.

Let's Talk! Drop in sessions with Muna from Raisely, the fundraising specialists

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Here at Raisely, we LOVE Small Charities. That's why we've built an incredible digital fundraising solution, completely free to use.

I'm Muna, UK Lead and a fundraiser with over 15 years of experience. As part of Small Charity Week I'm offering FREE 30 minute drop-in sessions to answer all your fundraising questions!

Grab a cuppa, and book now!

Prospecting on Peanuts

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Grab yourself a cuppa, notepad and a sandwich as I share with you five of my favourite free resources for prospecting those all important Trust and Foundation grant opportunities.

Small Charities Week: Introduction to charity film-making

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

Join us for our webinar with guest speaker Laura Balerdi from HelpFilm to learn more about how to plan and launch charity films.

This is the first webinar in our series an introduction to charity film-making, timed to coincide with Small Charity Week.

This Zoom is aimed at communications & digital specialists working/ volunteering for a charity.

Charity Insurance Drop-in Sessions with WRS Insurance Brokers

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Book a free, no-obligation 30-minute session with Charity Insurance expert Francesca Kirkham. You can use your session to ask for specific advice on your organisation’s insurance needs and to ensure you have the necessary protection.

Sessions will be hosted on Microsoft Teams and are running Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday throughout SCW.

Fill your Cup - half price coaching for charity workers every day during Small Charities Week

Event Date:

19/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£60

50min coaching sessions to fill your cup (because you can't pour from an empty one), and complete June with a sense of calm and fulfilment.

Bookable every day in Small Charities Week from 19th June

Together we will work through a reflective practice process and you’ll receive session recording and a ‘replenish plan’ template.

Small Charity Friendly Conversation

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

This Small Charity Week, join The Small Charity Friendly Collective and your small charity peers for a peer mentoring and Q&A session exploring the role of creativity and communication in the face of uncertainty.
Bring your finance, legal, governance, strategy, and comms questions to our 'Small Charity Friendly' Panel and your small charity peers.

Action Learning Induction Session

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Find out whether Action Learning would help you - free 1 hour session for leaders/managers of small charities or groups set up for social benefit.

Plus, anyone signing up for the next 6 month programme (Start Sept) by end of Small Charity Week will receive the entire programme for only £60.

Small Charity secrets to success: Building relationships for growth, with HandsOn London CEO Jon Meech

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Jon Meech, CEO of HandsOn London, will be speaking about the importance of relationships in scaling up a small charity and how HandsOn London expanded its winter campaign across 30 regions in the UK and abroad.

Jon will provide insight into how, as a small charity, they have built long-lasting partnerships, enabling them to gain momentum and grow.

Barriers to Engagement - the value of person centred working

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

free

Find out more about how social isolation and chronic loneliness can affect people, and some techniques that worked to reduce loneliness.

Join us to find out where and why people are lonely, and how you might start to tackle this loneliness.

The Good Practice Mentor programme offer - taster session

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

free

GPM team are promoting the legacy of Ageing Better, sharing the learning, resources and skills needed to provide a coordinated and collaborative local response to social isolation and loneliness among older people.

Trustee Roles and Responsibilities

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

This free lunchtime webinar will help charity trustees understand their role and key legal responsibilities. With time for questions and sharing your own experiences, you will also find out how to access to further support and useful templates and toolkits. This will help you on your journey to good governance and being an effective trustee.

Wise Up to Ageism - learn more about it and how to challenge ageism when you meet it

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

free

Ageism. What does it do to us? Age discrimination has many negative effects and having a positive attitude to ageing can help you live well for longer.

It can help organisations working with older people to feel confident about challenging both internalised ageism

Data Protection 101

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

This session will look at the responsibilities of small charities managing data, providing an overview of the law and explaining key data protection law principles.

Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Access your FREE Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class:

This Masterclass will provide you with the practical tools to create your charities individual case for support, specifically for your corporate supporters. The session leads you through the practical steps to create a powerful and emotive fundraising proposition.

Introduction to Objective Centered Risk Management for 3rd Sector Organizations

Event Date:

20/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join Sabrina as she demystifies risk management in the 3rd sector.

Based on her 15+ years of experience working for major donors and implementing partners - from the HQ to the field - she has developed a risk management approach that is as unique as your organization's mission and objectives.

Collaboration & Celebration

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

0

Face to face networking for North Yorkshire small charity workers to promote discussion and conversation around each charities remit and any future collaborative opportunities as well as celebrating all the amazing work the small charities in North Yorkshire accomplish.

With tea & cake!!

Shifting the power in international development

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

As part of Small International Development Charity Network (SIDCN)'s Small Charity Week Festival, join us to hear about the vital work of One World Together in shifting the power through pioneering an alternative approach to funding by connecting young people directly to communities across the globe.

Including lots of opportunity to ask questions.

Fundraising Workshop

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

As part of the 2023 Small Charities Week, the International Fundraising Consultancy is delighted to offer a free fundraising workshop. If you are responsible for your organisation's fundraising activities we'd love to meet you!

Join us online and ask any question about fundraising and we will give our best advice!

The building blocks of digital for small charities workshop

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£35.00

This virtual, half day workshop on the building blocks of digital for small charities covers key digital topics for small charities across fundraising, marketing, strategy and governance, featuring practical steps, tips and case studies.

Bursary opportunity for 10 North East organisations through VONNE (Voluntary Organisations' Network North East).

Creative Cafe

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join us on Wednesday for our term-time drop-in session 2 - 4pm at Methodist Central Hall, Coventry, for some creative fun.

Underground Lights is run for and by adults experiencing social disadvantage, homelessness and/or mental health issues in Coventry, Warwickshire and the surrounding area.

Contact info@undergroundlights.org to find out more.

Cranfield Trust Charity Contact Day

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Cranfield Trust is the leading provider of pro bono management consultancy, mentoring and free business resources to welfare charities in the UK. We're offering two dedicated days of access to our popular On Call service for free immediate help, advice and guidance. Appointments are available throughout the day on Tues 20th and Wed 21st June.

Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

Access your FREE Amber Consulting Case for Support Master Class:

This Masterclass will provide you with the practical tools to create your charities individual case for support, specifically for your corporate supporters. The session leads you through the practical steps to create a powerful and emotive fundraising proposition.

Managing Risk and Ensuring Best Practise when working internationally

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

None

As part of the Small International Development Charity Network (SIDCN)'s Small Charity Week Festival, join us for an interesting session followed by a Q&A all around managing risk and ensuring best practise when working internationally from the UK Charity Commission, followed by a Q&A around insurance and risk management from Chris Knott Insurance.

Solstice Skylarks on Selsley

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join Stroud Valleys Project for a guided walk on Selsley Common, to learn a little about the common’s history, how it is managed today, and about some of the species that make the common their home.

We will (all being well!) listen to the song of the skylark as we watch the sun set on the longest day of the year.

Maximise your small charity's fundraising potential

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

The challenges of recent years have changed the natures of fundraising. In this webinar, we'll hear top tips from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising and NCVO on diversifying and adapting your fundraising activities to maximise your fundraising potential. We'll also hear two small charity success stories!

Small charities, BIG loyalty - from About Loyalty

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

We’re exploring the BIG loyalty that small charities can generate — and the positive impact this has on their long-term growth of income and support.

We will be joined by Alex Farrow, NCVO and Olly Du Croz, International Nepal Fellowship

Taking the pain out of partnership: charities working with business

Event Date:

21/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£0

In this session we’ll look at tips that we’ve shared with many small charities on how to maximise partnerships with business.

We’ll also look at how Pilotlight’s programmes, particularly Brain Trust, can help you work with business in a different way.

Making the most of Digital Opportunities for your charity

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

free

Explore the basics of digital opportunities and how digital approaches could enhance the work of your organisation.

This event will be facilitated by BlueOcto

Bring your questions or simply listen-in to the discussion. We look forward to welcoming you!

‘Charities: How to do your own PR on a budget’

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

FREE

PR is a fantastic way to reach new audiences, especially if your social media strategy isn’t firing on all cylinders. In this interactive PR masterclass, Amanda FitzGerald will give share her 3 top tips on how to get your charity seen in the press so that you can generate interest and a buzz around your events.

Workforce challenge facing small charities - what next?

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Recruiting and retaining staff and volunteers continues to be a challenge since the covid-19 pandemic. In this webinar we will explore these challenges based recent research from NCVO's trusted supplier Charity Job and findings from our Time Well Spent 2023. We’ll then explore what this could mean for small charities in practice.

Celebrating Small Charities and Groups in Leeds

Event Date:

22/06/23

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Cost:

Free

The Lord Mayor of Leeds invites you to a Civic Reception to celebrate Small Groups and Small Charities in Leeds.
The event is an opportunity to say thank you to small groups and charities for the contribution and the work which has had a positive impact on the lives of Leeds residents.
Hosted by Leeds City Council and Voluntary Action Leeds

Small Charity Week Power Day - 1:1 advice sessions

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Charities can book a free 45 minute advice or problem solving call with Beckie or Andrea: to talk fundraising, charity strategy, evaluation and impact measurement.

Community Action Bradford & District Advice Day Bradford 2023

Event Date:

22/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Join us for Big Advice Day on the 22nd June for an array of brilliant free workshops for voluntary sector organisations. The workshops are themed around marketing, funding, HR, safeguarding and more. This is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge!
- Scorex House, Bradford
- Lunch provided from 12:30pm
- Workshops running from 10 am to 3pm

State of the Sector Launch

Event Date:

22/06/23

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State of the Sector Launch

Join us for the virtual launch of the State of the Sector report. This event is the perfect opportunity to gain insights into the current state of the VCSE sector in Staffordshire. Garry Jones, Chief Executive at Support Staffordshire will be covering the latest trends, challenges, and opportunities in the sector.

Get To Know Befriending Networks

Event Date:

22/06/23

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Cost:

Free

A free live event for small charities and who wish to start or are currently operating a befriending service.

This is an opportunity for you to find out more about our work, including the benefits of becoming a Befriending Networks member. Si

mply come along to learn, connect and discuss, and get signposted to some free resources.

Intellectual Property 101

Event Date:

22/06/23

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Cost:

None

This presentation will examine how small charities can protect their intellectual property and enact any trademarks they may have.

Working Well Together Workshop

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Pay what you can

This workshop will explore the different collaboration techniques you can adopt to help you build a collaboration plan to develop further with your team.

Free Fundraising Drop-In Sessions for Small Charities & Social Enterprises

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

We are hosting free 15-minute online ​one to one drop-in sessions for small charities and social enterprises to answer any funding-related questions you may have and offer advice on trusts fundraising, such as:

What you need to be funding-ready
How best to approach funders
How to answer those tricky application questions

Become a mentor

Event Date:

23/06/23

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Cost:

Free

We need more volunteer mentors for our young people at schools in Hertfordshire.
A mentor shows up for just an hour each week - to listen and encourage.
That's it. But that simple act is enough to turn lives around.
You can mentor. Will you?
To find out more, you can call us for a chat at 07743513152

Welcome To The World - Great Notley Country Park, Braintree, CM77 7FS

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free To Attend - Donations Welcomed

These sessions support new parents and carers to come together with babies aged 0 - 1 years. You will bond with your little one and meet new friends through movement in a relaxed non-judgmental environment. If you are a postnatal mum, you must have had your 6-week check-up from your health visitor before booking.

Third Sector Preston - Helping Your Organisation Help Others

Event Date:

23/06/23

Event Time:

Cost:

Free

Conference bringing together small charities, community organisations, faith groups, and foodbank operators in Preston to network and help each other thrive.

Action Learning Set - 6 Month Programme

Event Date:

07/09/23

Event Time:

Cost:

£60 Total (Special offer if sign up before end of Small Charity Week)

Special Small Charity discount for Small Charity Week £300 off! Programme fee £360 - for signs up during Small Charity Week you will pay just £60.

6 month online Action Learning Programme for leaders of charities, social enterprise, third sector, arts & community organisations.

2.5 hour session 1st Thursday of every month starting 7th September 2023

Free no obligation induction prior to committing.

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