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Introduction to Community Asset Transfer (half day)

If you have an asset in mind or looking to explore whether taking on a community asset is the right thing for your organisation this half day workshop is ideal for you.

The workshop will look at giving you an understanding of the history of community asset transfers, an overview of what a community asset transfer is alongside offering hints and tips on good practices and the do's and don'ts to consider.

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13 February, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Funding Your Project

Are you looking for funding for your project? Do you know where to search what funding is available? What is a good base to any funding application?

A workshop specifically for voluntary community organisations in the city of Manchester who are looking for funding. Covering searching for funds using the funding portal, applying and diversifying funding to your project - this workshop is aimed primarily at organisations who are new to funding.

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30 January, 2019 - 10:00 to 13:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Intelligence Hub - where's the data?

A new workshop specifically for VCSE organisations from the city of Manchester. This workshop will provide a practical guide to how you can use the Intelligence Hub.

Having a good understanding of the people and places of Manchester is essential in helping us to deliver services that meet the needs of the area. It is not always easy, however, to know where to go to find robust and reliable data which can evidence a need, or demonstrate impact of service.

29 January, 2019 - 10:00 to 12:30
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Free Masterclass - Working Effectively with your Board

An effective, supportive Board and an excellent working relationship between trustees, staff and volunteers are essentials for the successful operation and governance of a charity. Trustee recruitment and induction, defining roles and responsibilities, keeping up to date with regulation and business pressures, the vital role of the Chair and their relationship with the CEO or equivalent – these are among the key issues that will be explored at a Cranfield Trust Masterclass.

7 February, 2019 - 12:30 to 16:30
DLA Piper UK LLP, 1 St Peter's Square, Manchester. M2 3DE

Thrive Access to Employment – An accelerator for ambitious social ventures wanting to scale their impact

7 Dec 2018 - 11:38 by michelle.foster

Expressions of interest are now open for year 2 of ‘Thrive – Access to Employment’, an accelerator programme which provides intensive support to social ventures wanting to scale up quickly. UnLtd

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Subsidised Small Charity Training in Manchester - FSI workshops

Our Manchester event will offer 80 delegate training places so that all small charities, wherever they are, can access the skills they need to become self-sustaining. This training day is part of the Small Local Charities and Community Groups Training Programme.

Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers.

Are you a Member of the FSI?  If not you need to join prior to booking.

27 February, 2019 - 09:45 to 16:30
Methodist Central Buildings, Oldham Street, Manchester, M1 1JQ

Prove, Improve, Account - 2 day social accounting workshop

Prove, Improve and Account (PIA) Workshops are aimed at people who wish to understand the Four Step social accounting process either in order to facilitate the process with social economy organisations or to use it within their own organisation.

The cost will be £375 including a copy of the social accounting and audit guide & CD and one year's free access to the Social Audit Network's online Learning Platform.

20 March, 2019 - 09:30 to 21 March, 2019 - 16:30
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