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.

Stronger Kent Communities Networking Event (Ashford)

WHEN: Thursday June 20th, 2019

Join Stronger Kent Communities as they introduce their new Networking Events. Open to all voluntary, community and social enterprises working across Kent, the event can help you share ideas, form new relationships and contacts. The event will also provide the latest news from the voluntary sector. Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be available during…

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Planning for Financial Sustainability (Whitstable)

WHEN: Wednesday June 26th, 2019

Join Red Zebra Community Solutions as they explain why it’s important to think about funding not just for an event or for a month or for a year, but to plan how your group will sustain itself longer term. The session will cover: Developing a funding strategy and the importance of planning Full cost recovery –…

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Tendering & Procurement (Canterbury)

WHEN: Thursday June 27th, 2019

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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REVAMP Quality Mark in Volunteering Workshop (Dartford)

WHEN: Thursday June 27th, 2019

Join Stronger Kent Communities in Dartford as they host a REVAMP (Recognition of Excellent Volunteer Management & Practice) Quality Mark workshop. The purpose of the REVAMP Quality Mark is to both showcase and increase best practice in Volunteer Management across Kent. Organisations seeking to implement best practice in Volunteer Management and wishing to be formally acknowledged…

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Developing Social Enterprise (Canterbury)

WHEN: Thursday June 27th, 2019

Stronger Kent Communities’ Developing Social Enterprise half day course is designed for those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) course who wish to develop some form of trading to earn income for their organisation. The course will cover the pros and cons of different legal structures for trading…

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New Steering Group for Organisations Working with Children & Young People Across Kent (Lenham)

WHEN: Wednesday July 3rd, 2019

Join Kent Community Foundation to hear about the proposed new Steering Group for organisations working with children and young people across Kent. The aim of the session is to build understanding and generate a positive dialogue between community and voluntary sector providers of children and young people’s services in Kent and commissioners in Kent County…

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Fundraising from Grant-Making Bodies: Improving your Applications (Capel-le-Ferne)

WHEN: Thursday July 4th, 2019

Stronger Kent Communities’ Improving your Applications 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…

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Kreston Reeves Charity Seminar (Maidstone)

WHEN: Thursday July 4th, 2019

Join Kent accountants Kreston Reeves for their free Kent charity update seminar on Thursday 4 July at 2pm. The seminar aims to provide information and updates for charity trustees, chief executives and finance officers. The seminar topics will include: Welcome Susan Robinson – Partner and Head of Charities and Not for Profit, Kreston Reeves The Charity Commission has…

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Basic Business Planning (Whitstable)

WHEN: Wednesday July 10th, 2019

Join Red Zebra Community Solutions as they explain whether business planning is necessary for your group and where to start. The session will cover:  The benefits of having a business plan The process of business planning What to include in your plan Tailoring a plan for your needs Date and Time: Wednesday 10 July 2019, 10am…

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The Accidental Fundraiser (Sittingbourne)

WHEN: Wednesday July 24th, 2019

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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A Stronger Kent Communities Conference – Living Well at Any Age – Sharing Best Practice (Tonbridge)

WHEN: Thursday September 5th, 2019

Save the date… more details coming soon.

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Outputs, Outcomes & Impact Assessment (Gravesend)

WHEN: Tuesday September 17th, 2019

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 18th, 2019

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) and who need to strengthen their case for support to grant making bodies and statutory funders. Evidence of need is a key component in a case for support…

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Diversifying your Income (Dartford)

WHEN: Tuesday October 8th, 2019

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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The Accidental Fundraiser (Ashford)

WHEN: Wednesday October 9th, 2019

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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A Stronger Kent Communities Conference – Connecting Culture & Communities (Folkestone)

WHEN: Tuesday November 5th, 2019

Save the date… more details coming soon.

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Fundraising from Grant-Making Bodies – Improving your Applications (Tunbridge Wells)

WHEN: Tuesday November 12th, 2019

Stronger Kent Communities’ Improving your Applications 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…

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