Training & Events

Fundraising training and events across Kent and Medway.

Here you’ll find a range of training courses and events being held across Kent and Medway. Posts are listed for your interest and are not necessarily managed by Funding for All. Please see individual listing for more information and booking details.

If you are hosting a training course or event within Kent and/or Medway that needs publicising, contact us and we’ll help spread the word.

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 your…

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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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Introduction to Fundraising (Canterbury)

WHEN: Friday September 14th, 2018

The Institute of Fundraising South East & London Region presents a one-day Introduction to Fundraising course in Canterbury. This one-day course is for individuals who may have less than six months fundraising experience and want to improve their current understanding. It’s designed for individuals new to a paid-for role involving fundraising but equally relevant for…

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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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Stronger Kent Community Fair (Tonbridge)

WHEN: Saturday September 22nd, 2018

Stronger Kent Community Fairs, brought to you by Stronger Kent Communities (SKC), promote and celebrate our community. Come along and meet local community groups, charities, voluntary sector organisations and hobby/interest groups working in the Tonbridge & Malling district and find out how you can get involved. Perhaps you’re looking to volunteer, gain some new skills or start…

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Stronger Kent Community Fair (Maidstone)

WHEN: Wednesday October 10th, 2018

Stronger Kent Community Fairs, brought to you by Stronger Kent Communities (SKC), promote and celebrate our community. Come along and meet local community groups, charities, voluntary sector organisations and hobby/interest groups working in the Maidstone district and find out how you can get involved. Perhaps you’re looking to volunteer, gain some new skills or start a new…

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Stronger Kent Community Fair (Sevenoaks)

WHEN: Saturday October 13th, 2018

Stronger Kent Community Fairs, brought to you by Stronger Kent Communities (SKC), promote and celebrate our community. Come along and meet local community groups, charities, voluntary sector organisations and hobby/interest groups working in the Sevenoaks district and find out how you can get involved. Perhaps you’re looking to volunteer, gain some new skills or start a new…

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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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Kent & Medway Funding Fair

Funding for All’s ever popular Kent & Medway Funding Fair was back again during October 2017, and this time we visited the district of Canterbury. Hosted at The Community College Whitstable, the day offered delegates fundraising seminars and one-to-one mentoring along with the chance to meet those from leading trusts and foundations in the exhibition…

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Rural Kent Coffee and Information Service

The Rural Kent Coffee and Information Service, a Stronger Kent Communities project, aims to tackle loneliness and isolation in rural Kent communities. The service, delivered in a touring caravan, provides advice and information (along with coffee and cake!) and offers a platform for KCC Community Wardens and other services meet residents. During summer 2018, the Coffee Caravan will…

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Big Lottery Fund: 2018 Funding Surgeries (Chatham)

Join Big Lottery Fund’s Funding Officer (for Ashford, Maidstone, Medway and Swale), Rebecca Webb, as she holds monthly surgeries offering free one-to-one funding consultations. It’s great opportunity to discuss your ideas and what funding may be available. Date and Time: First Thursday of the month, 9am – 5pm. Upcoming 2018 dates: 3 May 7 June 5 July…

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Intermediate Strategic Fundraising Course (Maidstone)

Following the success of their half day introductory fundraising course, Stronger Kent Communities (SKC) launch a new three day training course (spread over three months) aimed at those working in Kent’s voluntary sector who have previous fundraising experience. Dates and Time: 25 September, 18 October and 27 November 2018, all 9.45am – 4.15pm Venue: Maidstone…

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