Training & Events

Fundraising training and events across Kent and Medway.

Kent Charity Seminar (Maidstone)

WHEN: Thursday June 28th, 2018

Join award-winning Chartered Accountants and Financial Advisers, Kreston Reeves for their free charity update seminar, providing information and updates for charity trustees, chief executives and finance officers. The seminar will focus on topical issues including: Safeguarding: Reviewing safeguarding best practice; Risk management: Managing, prioritising and mitigating risk; VAT: Key issues with VAT in charities, including VAT…

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Kent Community Foundation (Margate)

WHEN: Wednesday July 11th, 2018

Kent Community Foundation is a county-wide grant-making charity, managing more than 70 different funds. If you are a local voluntary organisations, charity or community group, the Foundation invites you to join them in Margate to find out more about how they can support you. The morning session will cover: what Kent Community Foundation do, who they are and…

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Funding for Cultural Heritage Projects: Sharing & Advice Afternoon (Canterbury)

WHEN: Wednesday July 11th, 2018

If you are a charity or VCSE organisation interested in developing a project that explores cultural heritage, but are unsure where to begin, join the Heritage Lottery Fund’s (HLF) South East team for a Sharing and Advice Afternoon in Canterbury. Alongside, the Kent Diversity Arts Network and ShivaNova / Equator Festival, HLF is working to run a…

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Fundraising from Grant-Making Bodies: Improving your Applications (Ashford)

WHEN: Wednesday July 18th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Presentation Skills half day course is designed for those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who need to begin or improve their applications to grant-making trusts and/or National Lottery funders. The course will cover: What is a grant-making trust? (overview of the sector) Why do…

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Outputs, Outcomes & Impact Assessment (Sevenoaks)

WHEN: Thursday September 13th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Outputs, Outcomes and Impact Assessment half day course is designed for those in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who are responsible for bid writing. This course explores how to improve your applications to grant-making trusts, in particular, by finding and presenting appropriate and convincing information about their…

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Presentation Skills (Sevenoaks)

WHEN: Thursday September 13th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Presentation Skills half day course is designed for fundraisers, senior officers and trustees working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who need to make presentations to funders, local groups, local businesses etc. The course will cover all the logistical issues around preparing for a presentation, presentation…

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Grant Fundraising (Whitstable)

WHEN: Tuesday September 18th, 2018

KM Charity Team has had great success in applying for grant funding, and during this training session they will be sharing their tips for success. Aimed at the voluntary sector, this course is perfect for people who are new to grant fundraising. The Grant Fundraising training team consists of Rebecca Smith, who has helped bring in…

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Diversifying your Income (Whitstable)

WHEN: Tuesday September 18th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Diversifying your Income half day course is designed for organisations in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who are overly reliant on statutory and/or grant-making trust income i.e. contracts and grants. This course provides an introduction to many different ways of raising money from individuals and businesses,…

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Outputs, Outcomes & Impact Assessment (Ramsgate)

WHEN: Wednesday September 19th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Outputs, Outcomes and Impact Assessment half day course is designed for those in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who are responsible for bid writing. This course explores how to improve your applications to grant-making trusts, in particular, by finding and presenting appropriate and convincing information about their…

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Evidencing Need (Ramsgate)

WHEN: Wednesday September 19th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Evidencing Need half day course is designed for those responsible for fundraising in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway). Evidence of need is a key component in a case for support. This course will look at how to gain hard evidence of need from statistical, academic and…

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The Accidental Fundraiser (Romney Marsh)

WHEN: Tuesday October 16th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ The Accidental Fundraiser half day course is designed for those in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who are relatively new to fundraising and who may have had fundraising ‘added on’ to their existing role. This course will examine what fundraising is really about and how to apply…

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Tendering & Procurement (Tunbridge Wells)

WHEN: Wednesday October 17th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities’ Tendering and Procurement half day course is designed for those in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway). This course will examine the issues around bidding for contracts from statutory funders with a view to helping organisations decide whether this type of funding is right for them. The…

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