Training & Events

Fundraising training and events across Kent and Medway.

Skills for Volunteers (Ashford)

WHEN: Wednesday May 16th, 2018

What could volunteering possibly do for you? Join Stronger Kent Communities (SKC) in Ashford for their free Skills for Volunteers course. Led by Ashford Volunteer Centre (a SKC Consortium Member), in partnership with Kent Adult Education’s Response Programme, the day is focused on how volunteering is an excellent way of developing new skills and utilising existing ones,…

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The Accidental Fundraiser (Tonbridge)

WHEN: Wednesday May 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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Outputs, Outcomes & Impact Assessment (Sevenoaks)

WHEN: Thursday May 17th, 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 May 17th, 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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Cross-Sector Network Exchange (East Malling)

WHEN: Friday May 18th, 2018

Aimed at Chief Executives and Senior Managers from across all sectors (private, public, voluntary and community), this event, hosted by Stronger Kent Communities, provides a platform for sharing ideas and issues you may be facing as an organisation, with the potential to create new partnerships. This is an ideal opportunity for businesses looking for ways…

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

WHEN: Tuesday June 5th, 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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Fundraising from Grant-Making Bodies: Improving your Applications (Dartford)

WHEN: Wednesday June 6th, 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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REVAMP Quality Mark Workshop (Deal)

WHEN: Saturday June 9th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities will be hosting a REVAMP (Recognition of Excellent Volunteer Management & Practice) Quality Mark workshop as part of the Stronger Kent Community Fair (Deal) – these fairs are aimed at promoting and celebrating the community. The purpose of the REVAMP Quality Mark is to both showcase and increase best practice in Volunteer Management…

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Stronger Kent Community Fairs (Deal)

WHEN: Saturday June 9th, 2018

Stronger Kent Community Fairs, brought to you by Stronger Kent Communities (SKC), promote and celebrate our community. Local community groups, charities, voluntary sector organisations and hobby/interest groups working in the Dover district are invited to join us in Deal this June. By booking a FREE stall, you can: network with 30-50 other Dover district organisations from the voluntary…

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Stronger Kent Community Fair (Canterbury)

WHEN: Friday June 15th, 2018

Stronger Kent Community Fairs, brought to you by Stronger Kent Communities (SKC), promote and celebrate our community. Local community groups, charities, voluntary sector organisations and hobby/interest groups working in the Canterbury district are invited to join us in Canterbury this June. By booking a FREE stall, you can: network with 30-50 other Swale organisations from the voluntary sector;…

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REVAMP Quality Mark Workshop (Canterbury)

WHEN: Friday June 15th, 2018

Stronger Kent Communities will be hosting a REVAMP (Recognition of Excellent Volunteer Management & Practice) Quality Mark workshop as part of the Stronger Kent Community Fair (Canterbury) – these fairs are aimed at promoting and celebrating the community. The purpose of the REVAMP Quality Mark is to both showcase and increase best practice in Volunteer Management…

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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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