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    At Newark and Sherwood CVS, we provide a range of training sessions and events, funded through our community-based projects. From time to time, we also host training events and workshops on behalf or in conjunction with other organisations. We have a range of on line resources available – see below:

    Workshops: September – November

    As part of our collaborative working with the Private Sector we are pleased to announce a selection of training workshops and sessions for voluntary organisations to attend. These are fully funded for organisations across South Nottinghamshire and Newark & Sherwood. Book your place below.

    Wednesday 20th September 11am – 12:15 (Online)
    Change for Good: The Charities Act 2022 delivered by Business in the Community
    A webinar summarising the key changes of the Charities Act 2022
    Book Here

    Wednesday 4th October 1pm – 2pm (Online)
    National Business Response Introduction delivered by Business in the Community
    An information session about the support for voluntary organisations via the National Business Response Network
    Book Here

    Thursday 12th October 11am – 12:30pm (Online)
    How to Write a Successful Application for Funding delivered by Business in the Community
    Book Here

    Tuesday 17th October 11am – 12:30pm (Online)
    Writing Clearly and with Impact delivered by Business in the Community
    A webinar with tips and tricks around writing clearly from funding bids to internal emails and media posts.
    Book Here

    Wednesday 1st November 1pm – 2pm (Online)
    101 Guide to Social Media delivered by Jetpack Marketing and Akaal Solutions
    Your guide to using social media to engage with potential volunteers and service users.
    Book Here

    Wednesday 15th November 12:30pm – 2pm (In Person)
    Social Value: How Charities can be part of Corporate Social Value delivered by Faithful and Gould
    This session is for registered Charitable Organisations to understand Social Value and how they can get involved.
    Book Here

    Downloadable Information Packs

    Below are downloadable resources for the voluntary sector covering a range of topics. These will be continuously updated so keep popping back to find new packs for download. If you feel there are topics missing or wish to gain some extra support then get in touch with the Communities 1st Team.

    – An introduction to Safeguarding including the principles of safeguarding, the DBS process and reporting safeguarding concerns.  

    – A simple guide to budgeting including creating a budget and what to include. 

    – A basic guide focusing on sourcing funding opportunities, writing applications/bids and general funding process.

    Risk Assessments
    – A pack that covers multiple topics around risk including identifying, assessing and mitigating risks.

    How to Set up a Charity
    – A simple one page step by step guide to setting up a charity

    Charitable Purposes
    – A guide around Charitable Purposes (the reason a charity has been set up and what it’s activities are that work towards achieving that)

    Setting Up a Charity Bank Account
    – A one page guide to setting up a charity bank account

    Data Protection
     – A 101 guide to data protection including an introduction to the Data Protection Act 2018, GDPR guidelines and Privacy Notices.

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