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.

Business Planning Training (Folkestone)

WHEN: Tuesday February 25th, 2020

Stronger Kent Communities‘ Business Planning Training half day course is designed for those in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who need to develop a business/strategic plan for their charitable organisation. The course will enable participants to develop a business/strategic plan for their organisation, planning ahead for the next three –…

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How to Attract & Engage Older Volunteers: Share, Learn & Connect (Broadstairs)

WHEN: Tuesday March 3rd, 2020

Does your charity need more volunteers? Older people are a valuable asset for charities – but how can you attract and retain them? Would you be willing to share your experiences with others? Join Kent Coast Volunteering for a training course that will give you a chance to: meet other voluntary sector professionals; discuss barriers…

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If Only I’d Known That Earlier – Trust Fundraising (Lenham)

WHEN: Wednesday March 4th, 2020

This one-day course, from Stronger Kent Communities, is designed for those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway) who wish to find out more about trust fundraising. The course will cover:  where trust fundraising fits into your fundraising strategy; how to identify your project(s) and their eligibility for…

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Thanet Social Enterprise Network (Margate)

WHEN: Thursday March 5th, 2020

Social Enterprise Kent’s upcoming networking event invites all Thanet-based social enterprises to join them and like-minded organisations to share best practice, network, and join forces for good! Please only register for this event if you are working in Thanet or in the process of starting a Thanet-based social enterprise. Networking events are held across the…

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Stronger Kent Communities: Annual Conference 2020 (East Malling)

WHEN: Tuesday March 10th, 2020

Stronger Kent Communities are hosting their annual conference for all third sector professionals in Kent and Medway. Join staff, trustees and volunteers from charities and communities across the region to build your skills, make connections and strengthen your organisation for the future. There will be three two-hour interactive workshops in the morning focusing on: Fundraising …

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VCSE Networking (Canterbury)

WHEN: Wednesday March 11th, 2020

Kent County Council (KCC) and Social Enterprise Kent (SEK) invite those from Kent’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to their free networking session in Canterbury. This event forms part of a series of KCC funded networking events for the VCSE sector. SEK and its partners will be facilitating the morning, which will be…

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Kent Community Foundation: Funding Afternoon (Northfleet)

WHEN: Tuesday March 17th, 2020

Kent Community Foundation’s Funding Afternoon is open to charities, volunteer and community groups and all others who work with charitable organisations.  The event is a chance to meet with members of the Foundation, hear about funding options available and understand what’s involved in making an application. It’s also a great opportunity to meet with others…

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Canterbury Social Enterprise Network (Whitstable)

WHEN: Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Social Enterprise Kent’s upcoming networking event invites all Canterbury district-based social enterprises to join them and like-minded organisations to share best practice, network, and join forces for good! Please only register for this event if you are working in the Canterbury district or in the process of starting a social enterprise in the district. Networking…

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Resilient You (Tonbridge)

WHEN: Wednesday March 18th, 2020

Led by Joe Cheal, Lead Trainer at Imaginarium Learning & Development on behalf of Stronger Kent Communities, this session is aimed at employees and volunteers from Kent charities and community groups looking for tips on stress-busting and resilience in the workplace. Resilience is the ability to protect ourselves in a healthy way… and get back…

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Marketing for Small Voluntary Organisations (Sittingbourne)

WHEN: Thursday March 19th, 2020

Join Stronger Kent Communities for their introductory training session on how marketing can work for you and how it can benefit your organisation – with a simple toolkit to take away. Date and Time: Thursday 19 March 2020, 10am-1pmVenue: Swale Community & Voluntary Services, Central House, Central Avenue, Sittingbourne, Kent ME10 4NUPrice: £15 For more…

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Basic Bid Writing Course (Gravesend)

WHEN: Friday March 20th, 2020

Save the date… Join us in Gravesend for our Basic Bid Writing Course aimed at those those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent and Medway who are new to writing grant applications to trusts and foundations. Date and Time: Friday 20 March 2020, 10am-1pmVenue: Gravesend (exact venue TBC)Price: Free Early…

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Fundraising Drop-in Session (Ashford)

WHEN: Wednesday March 25th, 2020

Stronger Kent Communities, in partnership with Funding for All, is running free fundraising drop-in sessions for those working in the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector in Kent (excluding Medway). Bookable 45-minute one-to-one support sessions are available with a fundraising expert.  The session will be bespoke to your requirements and questions can be answered…

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Toolkit for New Groups (Gravesend)

WHEN: Thursday March 26th, 2020

If you have recently set up a new charitable group or are thinking of setting one up, this is the course for you. Stronger Kent Communities‘ will take you through the basics that you need to know to ensure you have everything in place to start running your organisation. Areas that will be covered include:…

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